2 BECAUSE IT’S anonymous and encrypted, the dark web is (perhaps unsurprisingly) a hotbed of criminal activity. On dark web marketplaces, there are listings to buy drugs, firearms, porn, exotic animals, credit card numbers and more—complete with photos, gushing descriptions, and user reviews. There are also hate sites, conspiracy theory forums, and how-to tutorials for every illegal activity imaginable.
3 ALTHOUGH SIMPLY accessing the dark web is perfectly legal, it can be risky because the dark web doesn’t have as many built-in protections as the surface web does. Surfing the dark web can expose you to malicious software, hackers, bots, and scams.
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