The Dark Web Many people have never heard of one of the most dangerous places in the world, and it is not on land. The Dark Web, also considered the Deep Web, is a hidden part of the internet which is undetected by search engines like Google, Yahoo, Bing, Etc. The dark web not accessible without special browsers. The Dark web is estimated to be 4,000–5,000 times larger than the web that everybody knows about. (Finklea 2015) Although the Dark Web is good for being anonymous, the dark web is being used by too many people for illegal issues.
(Fisher 1) Other examples include that of a list of Internet auction sites that through a lack of security, left very private information available to the public. In the case of one site, names, phone numbers, postal addresses, and passwords were displayed to anyone that just clicked on the right site. (Kornblum 1) The worst part of this breech of security is it required no exceptional Internet knowledge at all. Only luck. The problem unfortunately, has not been blamed on the sites or the software used, but on the Web servers.
Privacy is a thing of the past because of social media and the internet. Our privacy is not what it used to be. This is due to the carelessness of what we post online and because of the way companies access our information without our full permission. Advertisers have full control on what they do with our personal information, and it is seldom tracked. The internet has truly become a dangerous place.
“The Invisible Web”, or more commonly known and referred to as “The Deep Web”, is a segment of the Internet that is not visible through conventional browsers. In addition to this, information contained in the Deep Web cannot be indexed by standard search engines like Google, Bing, Yahoo, etcetera. The key reason for this primarily due to the fact that standard search engines cannot directly access data that is held in private databases, which in turn creates problems when typical search engines try to index content from the Deep Web. So, if standard search engines and browsers cannot access the Deep web, what can? Similarly, what are some of the leading motives for which people embark into the Deep, Dark Web to begin with?
The Dark Web A multitude of people have never heard of one of the most dangerous places in the world, and it is not on land. The dark web, also considered the deep web, is a hidden part of the internet which is undetected by search engines like Google, Yahoo, Bing, etc. The dark web is not accessible without special browsers. The dark web is estimated to be 4,000–5,000 times larger than the web that is familiar to most people (Finklea 2015). Although the dark web is good for being anonymous, it is being used by too many people for illegal issues.
It can help prevent and detect cybercrime, unauthorized access to sensitive data, and terrorism. However, over bearing monitoring policies often result in censorship and the suppression of unpopular ideas. The Internet should and possibly will always remain decentralized without being regulated by the U.N.
People are more willing to lie and deceit someone online such as the saying “all talk but no action”. People can be all talk online, but when it comes to face-to-face interaction, they aren’t willing to say the things in person as they would easily say online. They also aren’t willing to meet up because they live in a fantasy world online. Face to face is one of the most important methods of communication but that is slowly being replaced with online interaction. This is no good because we are allowing
Cyber Terrorism is such a destructive force that our country lost millions of dollars to hacking terrorists from other countries. I know that Cyber Terrorism is becoming problem as a fact because I found that ninety-six percent of all illegally hacked computers are not detected. Just that one sentence says a lot about how unstoppable the force of Cyber Terrorism is. Hacking has become such a problem in today’s computer dependent society that stronger measures must be implemented to stop hackers, and if hackers are still successful, they should be severely punished. Hackers are a problem because with the amount of businesses and corporations we depend on ... ... middle of paper ... ...) Audit systems and check logs to help in detecting and tracing an intruder.
They are passing regulations that restrict the freedom people once took for granted. The Internet is a world wide network that should not be regulated or censored by any on country. It is a complex and limitless network which allows boundless possibilities and would be effected negatively by the regulations and censorship that some countries are intent on establishing. Laws that are meant for other types of communication will not necessarily apply in this medium. There are no physical locations where communications take place, making it difficult to determine where violations of the law should be prosecuted.
We have currently found no solution that has worked and many government officials see the problem only getting worse. Pornography on the Internet though should not be banned, but rather better controlled and censored due to its availability and graphic nature. Pornography on the Internet is available in different formats. These range from pictures and short animated movies, to sound files and stories. Most of this kind of pornographic content is available through World Wide Web pages.