The Dark Web explained – what does it mean for online security?

Deep below the part of the internet that most of the public use every day, there exists an anonymous world known as ‘The Dark Web’. The hidden nature of The Dark Web can make it difficult to know exactly what goes on there, but it is frequently associated with financial fraud, file sharing and data breaches, including the sale of details from identity theft.

We delve into the subject of The Dark Web, examining how it works, what is shared there, the prices paid for personal financial data and what you can do to improve your own online security.

Infographic explaining the dark web
Source: Equifax

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