Deep Web is a part of the World Wide Web, refers to Internet information that is inaccessible to conventional search engines. It includes all Web pages, websites, intranets, Restricted content, personal Cloud Services, Unlinked Addresses networks and online communities and other content that is accessible over the Internet but is not crawled and indexed by search engines like Google, Yahoo, Bing or DuckDuckGo.
It is estimated that only 4 percent of the Web is visible and 96 percent of the Web is invisible or Deep Web. It may be a shadowland of untapped potential, but with a bit of skill and some luck, you can illuminate a lot of valuable information that many people worked to archive. It is also known as hidden Web, Undernet, Deepnet or Invisible Web.
What does this mean for security?
How to Access Deep Web?
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The future of the Deep Web
Is it illegal to access deep Web?
Illicit here indicates that you can’t be jailed or convicted for being on the deep web, granted. But it’s still something the govt. doesn’t support or approve of, so if ever you’re charged with any other cyber-related crime, the fact and proof of you being a Deep web stroller might serve as a serious blowback during your trials.