PyCon X


2nd - 5th May 2019

Darkweb + Python: discover, analyze and extract information from hidden services

The talk will start explaining how Tor project can help us to the research and development of tools for online anonymity and privacy of its users while surfing the Internet, by establishing virtual circuits between the different nodes that make up the Tor network. In addition, we will review how Tor works from anonymity point of view, preventing websites from tracking you. Python help us to automate the process to search an discover hidden services thanks to packages like requests,requesocks and sockspy. At this point we will review the crawling process and show tools in python ecosystem available for this task such as Deep Explorer(

These could be the talking points:

  • Introduction to Tor project and hidden services

  • Discovering hidden services.

  • Modules and packages we can use in python for connecting with Tor network

  • Tools that allow search hidden services and atomate the crawling process in Tor network

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in on Saturday 4 May at 12:15 See schedule

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