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A Primer on Staying Secure and Anonymous on the Dark Web

For every criminal using technology to temporarily shield themselves from justice, there's a law-abiding journalist communicating with a crucial source. Those who plan to continue using encryption and anonymization software ought to double-down on their security. Here's a brief overview of tips and services for keeping yourself safe while surfing the seedy underbelly of the web.

The Dark Web: A quick guide to exploring the hidden Internet

#ThrowbackThursday The deep web is not actually a 'place' but rather anywhere other than the visible web that is crawled, indexed and accessed through links fetched by search engines. It's several times bigger than the visible web, and it encompasses a lot more than the illegal or otherwise questionable activities that it is often associated with -- though there's certainly a lot of that going on, too.

Dutch police seize 'deep web' drug marketplace Utopia

Dutch police say they have seized an online drug marketplace similar to Silk Road. Utopia, which launched just last week, was expected to eventually become a major competitor to the new Silk Road which launched shortly after suspected Silk Road…