Mona Social Network: More Dark Web Friends

Continuing my fascination with dark web social networks, I just discovered one called Mona Social Network. At the moment, it doesn’t seem to have many members. It uses a UI that’s almost identical to Facebook’s. This isn’t that surprising, as many of the other social networks I’ve joined (e.g. Blackbook) also borrow from Facebook’s design. […]

A Shadow Web Request?

Oh, Shadow Web – it’s been an interesting few years, hasn’t it? When I first started writing this blog, I wrote a post entitled Is the Shadow Web a Reality? (Updated); at present, it’s still one of my most popular posts! I received a comment from a reader today asking how to “join” the Shadow Web, […]

Exposing A Scam: V3RDAD

For the record: I don’t like scammers (who does?), but I have encountered many of them, especially on Tor and other darknets. I suppose that’s all par for the course. My most recent scam encounter has been with a fellow who calls himself (or herself?) V3RDAD. He has a profile on ask.fm, which is a question […]

The “Shadow Web” Cited Me? Awesome!

Given that I’ve written a few past posts about the so-called “Shadow Web,” I was flattered when I came across a more recent site by that name, and they had quoted something I had written a while back when, ironically, I was less familiar with the dark web. “The reason it’s so difficult to access […]