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Renowned Hacker “tessa88” Is Identified to Be Russian National

A cybersecurity firm has been carefully analyzing and researching different accounts related to a prominent hacker, whose activities negatively affected high-profile companies. The firm believes it knows the real identity of the cybercriminal involved in the heinous acts back in 2016. The firm, Recorded Future, reports that the cybercriminal was a Russian male hacker known as Maksim Donakov. The data ... Read More »

Two Former Cedar Falls Men Sentenced in Carfentanil Drug Case

Two former young men from Cedar Falls, who were arrested for buying and selling elephant tranquilizers on the dark web, have been sentenced. The two bought what they believed were prescription tablets on the dark web but later learned the pills contained carfentanil, an elephant tranquilizer. Evan Paul Sage, 20, and Cameron James Lensmeyer, 21, who are currently living in ... Read More »

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Bitcoin price weekly analysis – 11.12.2018

Bitcoin price continued on plummeting throughout last week’s trading sessions, recording a week low of $3,277 last Friday. However, after the week low was recorded, the market began recovering slightly and the bulls managed to push bitcoin price above $3,600 on Sunday. Despite the 14% drop we witnessed last week, the market’s bears failed to pull bitcoin price below $3,192, ... Read More »

Police in Gederner Seize Drugs and Weapon from a Dark Web Vendor in ‘Drug Mecca’ Village

A dark web drug and weapons dealer from a notorious drug village in Gedern, Giessen, nicknamed the ‘Drug Mecca,’ has been presented before Gießen District Court to face trial. The suspect is accused of buying amphetamines, ecstasy pills, and firearms on the dark web which he resold to his customers in the village. The 26-year-old defendant from the Wetterraukreis district ... Read More »

Man Used Stolen Credentials to Get $40,000 Worth of Dental Work

According to a police statement by the Volusia County Sherriff’s office, a 52-year-old Florida man was arrested after he used stolen credentials purchased from the dark web to acquire dental implants valued at $40,000. The statement further indicates that the man also bought a puppy at $10,000 using the same credentials after getting the dental work. According to the police, ... Read More »

Murder Accused Victim Explored the Dark Web before Death of Wife

According to recent court reports, a Middlesbrough man accused of murdering his wife, used the dark web to buy guns and hire hit men just months before the death of his wife. The charged man, 37-year-old pharmacist Mitesh Patel, went onto the dark web with the help of his colleague, Sam Hornby, 17, who worked part-time at the pharmacy, the ... Read More »

Trial for Elysium Admins to Run Through March 2019

The trial for the alleged owners, admins, and staff members of a dark web child abuse forum will run at least four months longer than the courts had planned, a spokesperson for the prosecutor’s office revealed. German authorities have been prosecuting Elysium members since the forum takedown in 2017. The forum administration and other staff members have been presenting unique ... Read More »

Suspected Pedophile Arrested for Downloading Child Porn in Thailand

Thailand’s Immigration Bureau announced that another branch of law enforcement in Thailand had arrested a pedophile from Austria who had been accessing child pornography forums on the dark web to view and download child pornography. An investigation into the full extent of his activities is ongoing and police are attempting to contact a possible co-conspirator who could help the police ... Read More »

Markgräflerland Dark Web Dealer Flies Because of a Clerical Error

A Markgräflerland man is facing trial for conducting an illegal drug business which involved an online purchase of drugs on the dark web in wholesale before retailing the drugs to his potential customers in the country. His illegal trade attracted the attention of the border and customs police, after the discovery of a spelling error in a delivery address. Five ... Read More »

Dubai Interpol Summit Major in Darknet Cybercrime Threat Posed.

The topic of the dark web and related crimes was among the issues discussed during the Interpol general meeting which was held in Dubai for the first time. The issue was brought to the table for discussion by the general secretary of organization, Jürgen Stock, who is also a German law enforcement officer. Interpol has been spearheading the fight against ... Read More »

Report Shows Hate Crime Propagated Through the Dark Web on the Rise

There are many hate groups in society currently against cultural diversity in the world. Whether based on racial ethnicity, religious, or even gender, hate groups are working to oppress perceived minorities in society. Apparently, most of these groups have been taking to the internet to spread their ideology of hate amongst the people who are mainly active on social media ... Read More »