HiTech Terms: What is the Dark Web?

tech terms you should knowThe Dark Web is a term that refers specifically to a collection of websites that are publicly visible, but hide the IP addresses of the servers that run them. Thus they can be visited by any web user, but it is very difficult to work out who is behind the sites. And you cannot find these sites using search engines. PC advisor: http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/how-to/internet/what-is-dark-web-how-access-dark-web-3593569/

 

Read about how health information travels on the dark web: The 12 day itinerary of stolen personal identifiable information…. http://gettinslaw.com/hipaa/2015/05/14/the-12-day-itinerary-of-stolen-personal-identifiable-information/

 

The dark web has many AKA [also known as] names and akin places including:

 

  • Deep Web
  • Deep Net
  • Invisible Net
  • Hidden Net

 

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