Calian Cyber Security Infographic - The Dark Web
The Breeding Ground for Cyber Crime
The dark web helps cyber criminals to remain anonymous as it cannot be accessed by search engines such as Google, only by encrypted networks like the Tor browser.
It is estimated that only .2% of internet data is on the surface web, while the other 99.8 percent of internet data resides on the deep web (Thompson, Beyond Google). That data enables cyber criminals to make trillions of dollars simply by trafficking in stolen data.