- The Deep Web, also called invisible web, or hidden web are parts of the World Wide Web whose contents that are not indexed and inaccessible by conventional search engines for various reasons. The content is hidden behind HTML forms. The opposite term to the deep web is the surface web.
The deep web includes many very common uses such as web mail and online banking but also paid for services with a paywall such as video on demand, and many more.
- TOR Browser is the main application to access the deep web. Tor stands for “The Onion Router” — it directs internet traffic through a free, worldwide, volunteer overlay network consisting of more than seven thousand relays to conceal a user’s location and usage from anyone conducting network surveillance or traffic analysis.
These two infographics explains everything you need to know about TOR & the Deep Web.