If you use duckduckgo.com (and you should!) over TOR, you will be pleased to know this search engine provides an .onion address as well – https://3g2upl4pq6kufc4m.onion.
By using the .onion version of this search engine, your ISP (or any man in the middle, for that matter) will no longer have any records that you have visited duckduckgo.com at all, since all the routing happens over the TOR network, and not over the ‘clear’ Internet. They will, at best, know that you connected to the TOR network, but will have no clue what you are doing on there, what sites you visit, what terms you are searching, none of that. Continue reading →
TOR. dot Onion. Hidden Services. Dark Net. Dark Web. OpSec. Anonymity. We’ve all heard of these. But what are they? Who runs them? How do they work? Let’s demystify this stuff, step by step, and set up our own legit Hidden Service.