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Exploring Anonymous Depths of Invisible Web and the Digi-Underworld

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IJCA Proceedings on National Conference on Contemporary Computing
© 2017 by IJCA Journal
NCCC 2016 - Number 3
Year of Publication: 2017
Authors:
Iflah Naseem
Ashirr K. Kashyap
Dheeraj Mandloi

Iflah Naseem, Ashirr K Kashyap and Dheeraj Mandloi. Article: Exploring Anonymous Depths of Invisible Web and the Digi-Underworld. IJCA Proceedings on National Conference on Contemporary Computing NCCC 2016(3):21-24, April 2017. Full text available. BibTeX

@article{key:article,
	author = {Iflah Naseem and Ashirr K. Kashyap and Dheeraj Mandloi},
	title = {Article: Exploring Anonymous Depths of Invisible Web and the Digi-Underworld},
	journal = {IJCA Proceedings on National Conference on Contemporary Computing},
	year = {2017},
	volume = {NCCC 2016},
	number = {3},
	pages = {21-24},
	month = {April},
	note = {Full text available}
}

Abstract

Internet and World Wide Web are the basic necessities of everyone these days, may it be e-commerce, or social networking or transferring files and information. With advancement in technology the World Wide Web is growing and bringing out new aspects. Since it is of utmost importance in commercial world today, it is known by people all over the globe. People use it daily and it has become a path and parcel of lives. Though people explore it daily, but most of them don't have slightest idea of the actual depths of the web. Most of the internet using population surf the surface web and have no idea about the hidden side of the web, which ironically is about hundred times larger than the web people mostly use. Along with ever growing techniques, the surface web is growing daily in a fast decent pace but the deep web is growing exponentially. The deep web is so large that it is hard to estimate its size. Deep Net is usually known for its privacy ensuring facility and preciseness. Unlike surface web, it is more efficient in giving results for browsing. The Deep Net further has various aspects, including Dark Web, which now acts as a platform for smuggling and more malicious activities, taking advantage of the privacy provided in this means. With Deep Net and Dark Net coming into play, dark markets have also been established, which remain hidden and never come in frontline. In their concealed form, they carries out their business effectively. The transactions are made here using digitalized currency called Bitcoins.

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