Create Your Own .onion Darknet Website Using TOR

Introduction to the Darknet: Create Your First Hidden Website with TOR Hidden Services
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  • Lectures 15
  • Length 44 mins
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 8/2016 English

Course Description

This course is a simple to follow step-by-step guide to setting up and configuring your own hidden TOR web server.

In this course you will learn:

  • How to configure a hidden web server using TOR hidden services
  • How to tune Nginx for maximum anonymity
  • How to serve HTML content to visitors with (almost) no webserver installed to enable maximum anonymous service
  • Important security tips anyone running a hidden services server should know

Content and Overview

This course is a quick and informative how-to that will help you install TOR to a virtual private server and configure Nginx to run your  first hidden .onion website.  I will show you how simple it is to set up a hidden website by yourself by means of a couple of hours. You can’t underestimate the value of having such skills in today's world of total Internet surveillance. We will go through the process of setting up the VPS, installing the Nginx web server software and fine inning it to prevent it from giving away your sensitive server data.

This course is for anyone who wishes to set up their first own hidden TOR web server. You will need a minimum experience of connecting to your server via the SSH or working directly with your server’s command console and typing the commands into the Linux command line. All the rest will be discussed in the course, including the installation process, all the configuration  and more. Just enroll and in several hours you will be able to start your own darknet website!

Inside the course, you will also find regularly updated additional materials and links to external resources (including useful hidden websites on the topic).

Also, you will find some valuable bonuses inside the course bonus lecture, including a discount on my initial course "Debian Linux Server Setup Essentials for Webhosting and More".

100% Satisfaction Guarantee. No Questions Asked!

I hope you will be absolutely satisfied once you got through my course. I do my best to make sure this course meets your need and expectations. But if you're not satisfied with this course for ANY valid reason, contact me within 30 days from your purchase and I will refund in full. No questions asked. You have absolutely nothing to lose.

What are the requirements?

  • All you will need is a minimum experience of connecting to your server via the SSH or working directly with your server’s command console and typing the commands into the Linux command line.
  • If you are not familiar with TOR at all, you may want to visit the website beforehand and get a minimum experience with TOR

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Install and configure TOR hidden services to the server
  • Configure a hidden web server based on Nginx
  • Run Python simple web server for ultimate anonimity

Who is the target audience?

  • This course is for anyone who wishes to set up their first own hidden TOR web server
  • If you are interested in practical aplications of TOR or Darknet techniques -- this course is for you
  • This course is not for skilled information security specialists or experiences white hat hackers, as it covers the basics

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

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Desktop, iOS and Android.

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Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction and what can you expect

In this lecture I will tell you what this course is about, what general topics will be covered in it and what will you learn by the end of the course.


This lecture represents a constantly updated catalogue / list of resources (articles, videos, websites, tutorials) that I find useful and that can help you learn more and get a broader perspective on the Darknet.

Section 2: What is Darknet and Tor

In this lecture you will get a basic idea of what TOR and Darknet are and what is all that about. 


In this lecture you will get a general idea about why you may want a hidden website, and how you can use it.


In this lecture you will find some thoughts about legal aspects of running a hidden website. Don't skip it, it's important.

Section 3: Your Dark Server Setup

In this lecture we will talk about options of running a hidden website on a personal server, a colocated server and a virtual server.


In this lecture you will find an up-to-date list of reliable virtual private server (VPS) providers where you can host your hidden website. 


In this lecture we will go through the process of creating a VPS (droplet) with Digital Ocean. We will then use this droplet for TOR hidden services server.


In this lecture you will find a dozen of very important security- and anonymity-related tips that your really should know before you go, set up your VPS and configure a hidden website. Please, don't skip this!


In this lecture we will find out how we can run a webserver without actually having a webserver. It's a great technique for running simple HTML-only websites that guarantees maximum anonymity and security, but only in case you use it carefully. 


In this lecture we will go through the process of installing, configuring and fine tuning Nginx webserver to securely serve our hidden website to the public. 


In this lecture we will go through the process of installing and configuring TOR. We will also learn how are .onion addresses "registered" or -- better say -- generated.


In this lecture we will install and configure server's firewall to cut down all unwanted connections to the public Internet.


In this lecture we will test if we did everything correct and will visit our hidden website with the TOR Browser.

Section 4: Bonuses

This bonus lecture contains discounts to my other courses that can help you learn more about web server configuration and administration.

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Instructor Biography

Aleksey Grebeshkov, Ph.D, entrepreneur, consultant, web developer, infosec geek

My name is Aleksey Grebeshkov (Ph.D.), I'm an entrepreneur and also an author, associate professor, and researcher at the Kyiv National Economic University (Kyiv City, Ukraine). My areas of interest include information management, project management, innovation management, information technologies in business and education, and information security.

I'm also CEO at Global Digital Services (Ukrainian web developer, IT consulting and IT services provider company), CIO at Kyiv Private Schools Association and co-owner of online education startup EduCasta.

I have also worked on a number of online projects for individuals and small to medium-sized businesses.

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