Frequently asked questions about the Dark Web

What's the Dark Web?

The Dark Web is an overlay network within the internet that can only be accessed with a specific dark web browser and often uses a unique customized communication protocol.

Dark Web vs Deep Web.

What is the deep web? The “deep web” is another name for the dark web. So the dark web and the deep web are the same thing with no distinction.

How to Get On the Dark Web?

How to Access the Dark Web on an iPhone?

The Tor Browser for the iPhone is called ”Onion Browser”, and it's available on the App Store.

How to Use the Dark Web?

Foremost, to use the dark web on mobile or desktop, you have to install some sort of free VPN that's called ”Tor Browser”. It'll help to preserve your anonymity while surfing onion websites. You can find an exhaustive list of what is the dark web used for on the main page with dark web websites.

What are ”.onion” sites?

Website addresses ending in ”.onion” aren’t like normal domain names, and you can’t access them with a normal web browser. Addresses that end with ”.onion” point to Tor hidden services on the Dark Web.

How to Make Money on the Dark Web?

The section with Legitimate dark web financial services on the home page can help you with that.

How do dark web vendors ship?

When thinking about shipping something or ordering something on the Dark Web, things work about the same when it comes down to logistics. When shipping something on the normal web, you enter your credit card information, address, and then hit send. This is essentially what you also do on the Dark Web, but you have to use cryptocurrencies instead of ”real” money because most, if not all, transactions are anonymous.

How to Buy Drugs on the Dark Web?

We have a section with dark web drug markets on the main page that contains the answer to this question.

What is escrow?

These are usually used when a buyer purchases products from any of the dark web markets. Escrow is the use of a neutral third party that holds the purchase amount till the vendor delivers the package to the buyer and has fulfilled his side of the bargain. Escrow services also provide arbitration in case there is any dispute between the buyer and the seller.

How to Search the Dark Web?

There is Google's dark web alternative called the Torch search engine, which was developed specifically for this purpose.