TOR Browser to View Deep Web Sites and Protect Privacy


  • Level: Beginner
  • Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy
  • Date Created: September 4, 2013
  • Length of Class:  16:58
  • Research Assistance:



Purpose of Class

  •   This class teaches students how to use the TOR Browser Bundle to surf the web anonymously and to access “Deep Web” sites (Hidden Services).

Class Notes

  • Everything you need to run the TOR Browser can be downloaded in the “TOR Browser Bundle” which allows you to use the browser without installing anything on the system.
  • The TOR Browser has plugins disabled so things such as Flash will not work.
  • You can use the computer as a Relay by configuring it in the TOR settings
  • The TOR Browser allows you to access TOR Hidden Services
  • The TOR Browser will route your HTTP traffic through the TOR network just like a mesh of proxy servers.



Lab Setup Used in Demonstration

  • The ETCG Host Computer Specs are:
    • ASUS Model: CM6870US01
    • 16 GB of RAM
    • 1 TB 7200 RPM Hard Drive
    • i7 3.4 GHz Intel Processor

Study Guide



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Eli the Computer Guy has 16 years experience in technology being the guy to fix "it". From the Army, to building out new satellite offices for the enterprise, to running his own shop with 9 full time employees Eli has real world experience with almost all systems that technicians will be working with. Eli has 1600 hours of formal technical beyond his Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice on technologies ranging from Avaya PBX/ Audix to Microsoft, Red Hat Linux, MySQL, Cisco and much more.

One Response to TOR Browser to View Deep Web Sites and Protect Privacy

  • Perry Mason says:

    Hey Eli the IP address TOR going to use while one surfing is of exit relay’s or some random IP address ?
    Again if exit relay’s IP then isn’t that last folk has to face sound if someone does crappy thing using that IP ?

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