Site Feature: Dark Clouds/saysamaim

So, a reader contacted me recently and asked if I would check out their site(s), which I did. They have both a clearnet site and a couple of Tor hidden services. The clearnet site is called saysamaim, and seems to be a sort of tribute to all things “darknet”: On the landing page is a sort […]

Red Room Follow-Up!

by Ciphas So, continuing on the subject of red rooms, I received a comment recently on my post Red Rooms Finally Debunked Forever? that said this: “THANK YOU Bob Saget. Just because red rooms don’t fit under your perfect “criteria”, that doesn’t mean they don’t exist. I personally know somebody who has been a part of a […]

Tor Social Network Update: Galaxy3

For those of you who were sad that Galaxy2 had disappeared, there is a new social network by the name of Galaxy3 at http://22dvf4xgaqa672b4.onion. There is also what appears to be a scam clone site at http://uwv7wslui5f4ukff.onion/, so I would avoid using that one if I were you. I’m sure many of the members of the previous […]

Can You Access .Onion Sites Without Tor Browser?

by Ciphas (Note: Thanks to Ben Tasker’s Security Blog and traudt.xyz for being references.) Can you access .onion sites without the Tor Browser? Short answer? Yes, you can – but I don’t recommend it…I cannot stress this enough. I’ve mentioned Tor2web proxies in a few previous posts, but didn’t elaborate on it much.  In their own words, “Tor2web is a […]

‘Anonymous’ Proxy List?

I forget exactly where I found this link – I think it was either Electronic Frontier Foundation or Privacy Tools  – but it’s a list of supposedly anonymous proxy servers, generated by a set of particular search engine terms: +”:8080″ +”:3128″ +”:80″ filetype:txt This returns results for lists of proxy servers that use ports 8080, 3128, and […]

Discontinued Darknets??

Given that privacy and anonymity are such a hot topic these days, there are many projects that various people and organizations are developing for just that reason. Several of these I’ve already mentioned multiple times, including Tor, I2P, Freenet, and ZeroNet. Nonetheless, I find the defunct ones to be just as interesting, partly because some […]