Discover how cybercriminals find their targets on the dark web: What is the Dark Web and how can Carbonite + Webroot protect you?
For the average internet user, the dark web is something you only hear about in news broadcasts talking about the latest cyberattacks. But while you won’t find yourself in the dark web by accident, it’s important to know what it is and how you can protect yourself from it. Afterall, the dark web is where most cybercrimes get their start.
The dark web explained
In short, the dark web is a sort of online club where only the members know the ever-changing location.
Once a criminal learns the location, they anonymously gain access to sell stolen information and buy illicit items like illegally obtained credit cards.