The riddle of Cicada_3301 eventually lead me to the deep web, a place I have much heard about but never had the time to explore.
To get there I had to use the Tor network. In the beginning I thought to make it via some of my Windows7 installations, but after some consideration I decided to connect via Linux and my Ubuntu 13.04 partition.
After a few configurations and using the Tor Browser, I finally succeeded to connect and explore the Onion World. Some first screen-shots here:
Inside TOR network
The hidden Wiki – a portal to the deep web
Bitcoins – the currency
some drugs to purchase
An IP adress I got – a bit suspicious
Further explorations will be covered in future posts…
One of many amazing features in HTML5 is the Geolocation API – the possibility to reveal users current location. Since this may endanger privacy issues it is only available after personal approval. Try it: