This is often mistakenly called the “Dark Web”, the Deep web is a hidden network that is accessible via a specialized internet connection. The Deep Web offers its sites some protection by randomizing website names, such as hXXp://hss3uruhjo2xfogfq.Xnion (characters transposed with ‘X’ for user protection) instead of hXXp:// These sites are often featured on the news for hosting the sale of illegal items, ranging from drugs to social security numbers to stolen software.