I don’t blame her. During her time, internet was not something 10 year olds had much access to and even if they did it was to play games. Now kids play games, read articles and books, chat with their friends and stream videos online.
After shutdown of illicit dark websites such as Alphabay and Hansa in July this year, criminals are trying messaging apps to evade crackdown, a report by security researchers on October 25, 2017, revealed.
Over the past 12 months, there has been a 30-fold increase in dark web activities using smartphone –based messaging applications such as Facebook, WhatsApp, Telegram and Microsoft, and Skype, Israeli threat intelligence software firm IntSights said in the study.
IntSights uncovered San Francisco-based ‘Discord’, a lesser-known, 2-year-old messaging app that has reportedly emerged as a hub of dark web discussions, with several links of criminal forums. The firm identified 9,046 dark web invite links sent via ‘Discord’ by criminal groups run from Brazil and one in Turkey. Criminal groups use ‘Discord’ 20 times more than WhatsApp in India, Brazil and Nigeria while