Why Underground Online Pharmacies Can Be Dangerous

The culture of the internet is pretty much just like real life. You have the culture that you see on the outside which is known as the mainstream culture. This is the culture that everyone is aware of and even if they do not want to, has to participate in at some point in their daily existence. Then there is the sub culture. These are thousands of different niches that exist where people who have special interest go to hang out. They are very vast and can surprise even the most open of people. No matter how open minded you are, you are going to find something that disgusts you even if it is legal.

Why Underground Online Pharmacies Can Be Dangerous

Like we said earlier in the article, the internet operates in this very same manner. You can surf the web all day and you will not be able to scope out the many different niches that are on there. And you can get even deeper when you start to talk about the sub niches of these sub niches. Yes, every niche starts to split off into even more specialized ways of thinking. Crime business niches are the same way.

One business niche that is all over the place but not quite legal everywhere is the online pharmacy market. You can probably tell that it is a very lucrative market since you see it everywhere. But most people do not know how a web site like this runs. They are even puzzled how web sites like this manage to stay on the web since they are illegal in so many places.

The main way these web sites operate is by selling cheaper generic popular drugs to places where the same drugs are expensive. For example, in America a lot of the more popular pharmaceutical drugs are very expensive. So people will usually try to get them outside of the states. Most of the time it is from somewhere like Canada.

But a lot of times, these drugs are made in third world countries in underground labs where they are not regulated. They are then sold by Russian backed web sites to people who think that they are getting what they paid for. There have been a lot of medical emergencies caused by drugs made in this way.

This sub culture online economy can be more dangerous than any kind of malware out there. This is an example of rogue sites on the internet actually affecting your health.

About Lee Munson

Lee's non-technical background allows him to write about internet security in a clear way that is understandable to both IT professionals and people just like you who need simple answers to your security questions.

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