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Pymultisigtools: Multi-Platform Signing Solution

In interesting development by owockEznan one of the talented developers that made the TMP plugin: Original discussion here. Quote: For those who want to sign transactions, but don’t have bitcoin-core or the TMP Electrum plugin, I have a new, multi-platform signing solution. Right now it’s a very rough first draft, but it is capable of signing tx that are well ... Read More »

Vendor “SuperTrips” Pleaded Guilty For Selling Large Amounts On Silk Road

Following the story we have reported a couple of weeks ago and As it was published today by the Chicago Tribune: The largest drug trafficker on the now-shuttered underground Silk Road website pleaded guilty today in Chicago to distributing huge quantities of Ecstasy, cocaine and other illegal substances to customers around the world in exchange for millions of dollars worth of the ... Read More »

Evolution Market: Now Offering Multisig Transactions!

We have another market joining the Munmltisig Family, Now evolution, as always, we try to support those market offering multisig transaction so we bring you here the multisig usage guide as its listed on their wiki, this will also be listed on out multisig guides page and the market will be promoted to the multisig category on our list: Evolution ... Read More »

Market Is Currently Up Or Down? Check Our Sidebar!

Remember the service we have reported about last week? Dnstats – DarkNetMarkets Uptime Monitor a service providing an overview of the marketplaces uptime status, so you can know at anytime if: 1.Market “x” down now? 2. Market “x” back up yet? 3. Is it down for everyone or just me? 4. Which marketplaces tend to be down more than others?  ... Read More »

Marketplace Merge: DarkBay & Andromeda

Well this something we never had so far, Darkbay (formerly known as UltraVioletCity) is one of the markets that existed for the last few months, surviving the frequent changes of the DNM scene, and Andromeda is a new market existing only a few weeks (Was called Silk Road 3 than changed its name to Andromeda) today the DarkBay market admins ... Read More »

Dutch Man (Vendor: SuperTrips) To Plead Guilty To Selling Illegal Drugs For Millions On Shuttered Silk Road

As It was Published on the justice.gov website press release: CHICAGO — A Dutch man who allegedly used the shuttered Silk Road underground website to sell illegal drugs for bitcoins worth millions of dollars has agreed to plead guilty to a federal drug conspiracy charge filed against him today.  The defendant, CORNELIS JAN SLOMP, through his attorney, authorized the government ... Read More »

Agora Marketplace Changes Url Due to Heartbleed SSL Bug

Update: Market is back up and running at the new url:  http://agorahooawayyfoe.onion/register/Gc2h4eoFAE Agora Marketplace was taken down by its admins due to the Heartbleed bug – to move it servers and change the sites url, if you try to browse the old site you will now get the below message, listing the new urls – they say that the site ... Read More »

Ross Ulbricht’s Lawyer Moves To Drop All Charges

In an article posted at forbes today it was mentioned that: In a motion filed over the past weekend, Ulbricht’s lawyer Joshua Dratel argued that all charges against his client should be dropped, including accusations of conspiracy to traffic in narcotics, launder money, hack computers, and run a “continuing criminal enterprise,” a charge often called the “kingpin” statute and used ... Read More »

DoctorX “Ask a Drug Expert Physician” Thread – Now on The Hub Forums!

For those of you not familiar with DoctorX, Probably the most important harm reduction initiative for the DarkNetMarket community in the past year  – Dr. Fernando Caudevilla, a Spanish Physician who has been offering professional advice about Drugs and Health during the last year in Silk Road1 and Silk Road2 forums: http://web.archive.org/web/20131015051405/https://dkn255hz262ypmii.onion.to/index.php?topic=147607.0 http://silkroad5v7dywlc.onion/index.php?topic=314.0 As he told us yesterday – He ... Read More »

Pandora Marketplace Hacked: Losing $250,000 in BTC

Update: Withdrawals are working again. We had a quiet couple of weeks but now a claim from the Pandora Marketplace  admin (Alice) was published stating that guess what…. the market was hacked, losing around 50% of all the BTC totaling at around $250,000 value (somewhere around 425BTC at the current rate), we know this drill very well by now with ... Read More »

Silk Road 2.0 Admin: 13.2% Of the Stolen Bitcoins Fully Repaid

It was only one month ago when the Silk Road was hacked (or scammed, whatever version you prefer) and all bitcoins were stolen, few days later, Defcon, the site admin made a statement that all the stolen funds will be repaid by transferring the sites commission to the customers and vendors that had their money stolen during the hack (or ... Read More »

Another Marketplace Doxxed: “HansaMarket”

Well, it was quiet couple of weeks, there was a new market who popped up about a week ago called HansaMarket, It appears that the security they had was not very good to say the least so, once again one of the security guys was able to find the real ip of the market and post in on irc2p, later ... Read More »