The dark web – level 2
When we hear about the dark web, we often imagine hackers in dark rooms, but the truth is more ordinary and disturbing.
To get to the dark web, you need special software like Tor which the US government developed to protect military messages. On the dark web, there are drug markets, but authorities close these markets regularly. Also, people can buy personal data such as email addresses, social security numbers, passwords, and usernames. If you ever get spam, there is a good chance that someone bought your personal data on the dark web.
The largest part of the dark web is definitely child sex abuse material. Last year, authorities shut down three big markets and arrested many individuals based on evidence which these people left online.
You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.
How has the dark web been used to facilitate global crime?
LEARN 3000 WORDS with NEWS IN LEVELS
News in Levels is designed to teach you 3000 words in English. Please follow the instructions
How to improve your English with News in Levels:
- Do the test at Test Languages.
- Go to your level. Go to Level 1 if you know 1-1000 words. Go to Level 2 if you know 1000-2000 words. Go to Level 3 if you know 2000-3000 words.
- Read two news articles every day.
- Read the news articles from the day before and check if you remember all new words.
- Listen to the news from today and read the text at the same time.
- Listen to the news from today without reading the text.
- Answer the question under today’s news and write the answer in the comments.