Oh, You Meant *Real* Hacking?

One of my Twitter followers, @KuteKetX, was teasing me about my “Hacking” post, saying that that wasn’t real hacking. Yeah, yeah, I know. Well, just like the term “dark web,” “hacking” is just sort of a catch-all term. I blame pop culture for this. OWASP, for instance, calls them “attacks,” which is more appropriate. Or […]

Should You Use a VPN with Tor? (Well, No.)

This seems to be a very frequently asked question, and on many sites, people will tell you that you should use a VPN with Tor, for “extra protection.” Based on my research, however, I disagree – and this seems to be an unpopular opinion. One reference I’d like to cite is a blog post by […]

Leaving the Dark Web (for Now)

This statement may come as a surprise to some of you, since this blog was originally built around the subject of the dark web.  For the time being, I’m walking away from it. I’ve encountered a few things that have really made me question whether or not I should be there, and I don’t think […]