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Discussion in 'Programming & Webmastering' started by NTM2003, Mar 20, 2017.

  1. R-T-B

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    More like from what's viewed through it, I'm sure, but hey, what's the difference?
     
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    Shoot drive by even lol.

    I use spywareblaster as an extra layer of security besides the usual tools.
     
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    After browsing the deep webernet, my intel based pc. Crashed, & wouldnt boot. The next day when i tried to start it, all was fine ( or so it seemed ). Once my desktop had loaded i was greeted by this !!!! It hasnt been the same since :(

    [​IMG]

    All your pc are belong to us....
     
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    I've used it a few times, nothing bad came from it. It's more of a "if you don't know about it or have no use for it then leave it alone."

    For your case? Leave it alone.
     
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    I heard that a certain member here turned into a frog while nevigating through the Tor network....

    Poor lad. I hear he's been employed by W1zzard now.
     
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    There are worse fates.

    And actually, I was involved briefly in the i2p project during my college years, so not too far off. :p
     
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    You don't know yet. If Nvidia comes up with Fermi 2, W1zziard is gonna put you on it and roast you in his review(s).
     
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    It's the deep web, it useses several addy's so you can not be tracked on the net, its easy to use but slow, it is used to remain antonymous on the inter-wed
     
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    I found something called red browser app on iPhone, it is tor but yes its very slow and really nothing maybe a few black market websites but other then that nothing really. its very slow at loading pages so not worth it. I wont click on anything I wont trust. I did come across a black market gtx 1080 for $200 on a stolen and carded goods for sale but dear not to click buy lol
     
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    The HD2900XT was worse. I wrote an article on it in a bygone era.
     
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    It's a web browser with a built in vpn... in the simplest terms..

    It's nothing special but you can get on the "dark net" sites with it. Although I wouldn't recommend that, those sites have been compromised for years now.
     
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    Tor is a dark web browser which allows access to certain places that do not exist in normal web. It anonymizes your traffic by switching to another IP address from some other country. It's heavily monitored by the FBI and some other US agencies, mainly NSA; especially sites that sell illegal arms, drugs etc.
     
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    It's ok, pretty safe and also if you're just browsing you can't harm your PC.
     
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    Famous last words... oh and epic necro bump.
     
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    You have no clue on what you're talking about when it comes to Tor, do you? Quote R-T-B there;
    I followed a link that gave a multitude of libraries where the options ranged from buying/selling home electronics, to weapons and explosives, to hiring hitmen, to child pornography, to bitcoin traders, to "casual meetups" and so much, much more.

    It's not safe for the average consumer. It's not safe for anyone that doesn't know how to use it or anyone ignorant enough to jump on into it. It's the gateway to the deep web and more so the dark web.

    TL;DR it can harm your computer and you.
     
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    Well most of this is complete BS , scams , honeypots , you name. But there is the chance that it might not.
     
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    No point in risking that chance.
     
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    Agreed , just wanted to point out that you are more likely to end up with your money being taken away rather you being taken away.
     

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