ABOUT THE SERIES
RTL News journalist Daniël Verlaan takes us into the shadowy world of online crime in this 3-part Videoland Original documentary. He reveals secrets of the dark web, dives into the world of ransomware criminals, infiltrates in various Telegram groups to confront online shamers and shows how easy it is for hackers to disrupt other people's lives remotely.
Episode 1: Secrets of the dark web
Many people have heard of the dark web. But what exactly is it and what can you find there? Daniel takes us to the darkest corners of the internet, where weapons, drugs and child porn are easily accessible.
Episode 2: Ransomware
Ransomware affects the daily lives of thousands of Dutch citizens and businesses, who are forced to pay huge amounts of money before they can get back to their computers. In this episode Daniel meets with perpetrators, victims and people who fight ransomware.
Episode 3: The fight against online shaming
A photo or video shared online and your life will never be the same. It happens regularly to hundreds of Dutch girls and boys. Daniel dives into so-called expose groups that aim to ruin lives, often for no reason at all.