The content management system into which I am typing this article is on the Deep Web. So that is another page for every page that is on the live site. Meanwhile our work intranet is hidden from search engines, and requires a password. It has been live for nearly 20 years, so there are plenty of pages there.You can also read our in-depth if you want to know more about using the web anonymously and sending messages securely.
Estimates vary as to how much of the internet the Deep Web accounts for, but some top university researchers say it is more than 99% of the entire World Wide Web. There are tens of trillions of pages in the Deep Web, dwarfing the number of those that search can find, of which there are mere billions. Regional Vice President, Northern Europe
Google search can’t find the pages behind these website search boxes. Most of the content located in the Deep Web exists in these websites that require a search and is not illicit and scary like the media portrays. However, if you go a little deeper in the Internet you’ll find the Dark Web.
It&aposs not all that surprising, that earlier this year a hacker exposed thousands of insecure desktops , thanks to poorly-configured remote desktop software. In one case, we were able to see a computer used in a pediatricians&aposs office, which contained personal details on hundreds of patients. Another batch of data includes 207,000 records from an unnamed healthcare organization in the US midwest region, on sale for 170 bitcoins (about $110,100 at the time of writing).
The Dark Web is much smaller than the Deep Web, and it&aposs made up of numerous types of sites. But it&aposs perhaps most popular for its anonymous marketplaces that often sell illegal products like drugs or weapons. By the time it was shut down in 2013, the marketplace had accumulated 1,400 vendors and 957,079 registered users, and it had brokered more than 1.2 million transactions worth $214 million, .