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Bitcoin news round-up 09.06.2014

Bitcoin’s price has dropped slightly this week after seeing exceptional gains of 30% last week following the bitcoin conference in Amsterdam and news that Apple’s app store would take a more lenient approach to allowing use of the virtual currency in apps. Bitcoin currently stands at $646.20, down slightly from $658.79 on Monday 2 June. Despite last week’s solid growth ... Read More »

Grams Flow: Easy access to Hidden Sites

Another nice tool from Grams! (Can be accessed here: http://grams7enufi7jmdl.onion/flow  &  http://gramsflow.com) Grams flow allows you to easily get to hidden sites with out having to remember the long and random .onion address.  Sites Flow uses keywords or “flow-words” to redirect you from a simple clearnet address to some of your favorite and most used onion sites. It is very ... Read More »

Security Alert: Six more bugs found in OpenSSL

As it was published earlier at Theregister: Users of anonymising network Tor should definitely update as the man-in-the-middle attack affects Tor clients and relays. Readers may also recognize the name of the chap who, according to HP’s ZDI team, wrote the buggy DTLS code. Quote: The OpenSSL team today pushed out fixes for six security vulnerabilities in the widely used ... Read More »

Bitcoin news round-up 3.6.14

Last week, Bitcoin crossed the $600 barrier for the first time since March 20 and is currently sitting at $660, gaining 4.7% in value over the past 24 hours, or 65% in the last month. Significant rises in value were spurred by announcements that Apple’s app store and DISH Network would start accepting the currency. The coin had suffered a ... Read More »

Vendor “Caligirl” Busted: Charged With Selling Drugs On Silk Road & Bitmessage

According to the press release on Justice.gov: Orlando, FL – United States Attorney A. Lee Bentley, III announces the arrest and unsealing of a criminal complaint charging Matthew Jones, a/k/a “Caligirl,” “Dynamite2k,” “Dynamite`,” “Tyler Zeddai,” “Mateo Jones” (44, Dallas, Texas) with the illegal distribution of controlled substances.  If convicted, he faces a maximum penalty of 20 years in federal prison.  ... Read More »

Vendor “Xanax King”: Six Individuals Arrested on Drug Charges

As it was published in a press release from the DEA: MAY 30 (OAKLAND, Calif.) –An eleven-count federal Indictment charging nine people with participation in a conspiracy to manufacture and distribute Xanax pills and other drugs was returned by the Grand Jury on May 22, 2014, and unsealed today in federal court, announced United States Attorney Melinda Haag; Drug Enforcement ... Read More »

Silk Road Admin: We Have Repaid 82.09% Of the Stolen Funds

The latest announcement from Defcon, the silk road admin, letting the world know that following the hack that happened few months ago, and the bitcoins that were stolen in the amount of around 2.7$ million, the have now repaid 82% out of all the stolen funds, and will pay the rest in about 30 days, this is the announcement from ... Read More »

Silk Road Vendor “Nod” Pleads guilty

Steven Sadler known as The Former Silk Road Vendor “Nod” pleaded guilty for selling drugs over Silk Road with the help of his girlfriend, Jenna White. According to court documents they have sold 3,721 grams of cocaine, 1,375 grams of heroin, and 119 grams of methamphetamine. A full article covering the details of this plea was published at the DailyDot ... Read More »

Pymultisigtools v.02alpha – bip0032 Support & Windows Binary

Following the previous release by owockEznan one of the talented developers that made the TMP plugin: Now there is a new version: I have released a new version of my p2sh transaction signing utility. Now you can generate keys based on a bip0032 wallet structure, it will save your settings automatically sign any transaction that has one of those keys ... Read More »

Hipster no more? Bitcoin making its way to the mainstream!

By: Keno13 Bask in the ambiance while you can boys and girls, as you are currently enjoying Bitcoin “before it becomes cool” according to worldwide financial experts. Bitcoin, in all of its volatile, semi-anonymous beauty is starting to become recognized beyond the world of the Dark Net – Also known as “society”. With the first Bitcoin ATM being launched in ... Read More »

Bitcoin Exchanges Subpoenaed Over Silk Road Related Transactions

As it was published in this WSJ article: U.S. authorities have opened a new front in their investigation into bitcoin exchanges and other businesses that deal in the online currency, examining possible ties between the firms and the online drug bazaar Silk Road, according to people familiar with the matter. The new focus of the investigation is the latest indication ... Read More »

RT: TOR is NOT PRISM Proof

An interesting article that was published on RT quoted Andy Malone, of Microsoft Enterprise Security and founder of the Cyber Crime Security Forum, who said at the Microsoft TechEd North America 2014: “There is no such thing as really being anonymous on the internet. If [hackers and government agencies] want you, they will get you,” Mentioning that even though TOR ... Read More »

DarkNetServices: New Vendor Shops Hosting

This is in no way a vouch for this service reliability or security, just a news update about its existence.  A new hosting services for DNM’s and vendor shop that just opened – seems to be running the most loved wordpress Woocommerce platform and hoping they will remove those calls to Google and host them locally!  (You know what i ... Read More »

A Sneak Peek To Grams Search Engine “Stage 2: Infodesk”

Here is a sneak peak to the development process of “InfoDesk” – 1 out of the 4 new features grams search engine will be adding in about 2 weeks in a huge update that will be called “Stage 2”.  The infoDesk will include a vendor directory and many types of information about them from the various marketplaces, info that will ... Read More »