Anonymity - DarkWeb 101

You can use Windows or Linux to connect to the Dark Web.

Clear cache, trackers, cookies, viruses and adware that’s currently on your machine with the following tools.

Cleanup Tools (Removes cache, history, cookies etc)
 
Remove Malware, PUP’s and Adware
 
Run windows/linux commands to verify and repair integrity of system files
  • sfc /scannow for Windows  (Run command prompt as administrator)
  • debsums for Linux (To install “apt install debsums” and then execute program “debsums -s”)
 

After all scans completed, reboot your system and continue with step 2  (#Install Tools)

Must Have Tools
 
Additional/Optional Anonymity Tools for more security

Use our complete guide on Testing your VPN’s Encryption and Privacy to make sure you have no leaks that will reveal your real IP address.

If you’ll be using any services on the dark web then you definately will need to create a fake identity that has nothing in common with your real life.

The below services are for anyone that wants to protect their online identity.

Before Signing up with the below free services, make sure you are connected to your VPN and TOR browser already.

Keep in mind that every time you create an account on any website or login to a service, your public IP have already been logged. > Go back to step 1 to clean and clear your machine. Then connect to your VPN and TOR to create your fake online identity with the below services.

Name Profile Generator

 
Encrypted Email Services
 
Encrypted Messaging Apps
 
Encryption Tools

After you completed all the steps you are now ready to wander around the dark web.

You can use darksearch as your dark web search engine or use freshonions (aka torscraper) to view new/all onion websites.

We also have a collection of onion links which you can view here

For Darknet Markets visit our directory listings or scroll below for more details.

If you are going to purchase anything on dark web markets, consider following the DNM Buyers Bible Guide for extra safety.

Dark OSINT Tools

Fresh Onions
TOR Hidden Service Crawler - Locate new/any onion links
Download
Onion Scan
Tool To Check If a Onion Site Really Is Anonymous
Download
Hunchly
The Only Web Capture Tool Designed For Online Investigations
Download
Exitmap
A fast and modular scanner for Tor exit relays
Download
Buscador
Linux Virtual Machine that is pre-configured for online investigators and doxers.
Download
TorBot
Collect open data from the dark web with the help of data mining algorithms and produce an interactive tree graph
Download
Onioff
A simple tool for inspecting Deep/Dark Web URLs
Download
OSINT Framework
Concentrated on gathering data from free tools and resources
Download
OnionMap
Onion Service nMap Scanner
Download