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WikiLeaks Releases Source Code for CIA Malware Control Tool

After having released documents on over 20 software that CIA uses, WikiLeaks released Vault 8, the source code to some of the software documented in the Vault 7 leaks series. WikiLeaks stated that no 0 days or other vulnerabilities were released in the Vault 8 series. The source code for the software that the CIA uses to control its malware ... Read More »

TorPolice – A Novel Framework For Enforcing Access Control Policies Across the Tor Network

The Tor network represents the most popular anonymity network, which is currently used by millions of users all over the world. Nevertheless, access control doesn’t exist for users of the Tor network, which renders the network susceptible to malicious attacks and botnet abuse. For instance, adversaries often exploit exit relay nodes utilizing them as stepping stones for various forms of ... Read More »

UVCoin – A New Cryptocurrency With Improved Scalability and Control Over Monetary Supply

Apart from their booming success, presently available cryptocurrencies suffer from multiple limitations. By far, the most demanding of these limitations is their poor scalability. The most used cryptocurrency network right now is bitcoin, which can handle no more than 7 transactions per second; this is significantly low when compared to Paypal which can handle over 100 transaction per second, and ... Read More »

UK Conservatives Pledge to Control Internet with New Regulations

The United Kingdom’s Conservative and Unionist Party leader Theresa May recently unveiled the party’s election manifesto. Towards the end of the manifesto, the party states that, “Some people say that it is not for government to regulate when it comes to technology and the internet. We disagree.” The party’s new manifesto, titled Forward, Together – Our Plan for a Stronger ... Read More »

German Politician Seeks More State Control Over Organized Crime

A CDU (Christian Democratic Union) politician seeks to introduce more state control to decrease the growth and eliminate the criminal economy in Germany. On May 16, Arndt Sinn, professor of International Criminal Law at the University of Osnabrück, presented his newly released study called the “Economic Power of Organized Crime”. According to the report, the illegal trade causes serious damage ... Read More »

Public Consensus Networks & Secret Management : From Access Control to Ransomware

The advent of bitcoin has introduced the world to a new class of decentralized networks. Referred to as “consensus networks”, such systems, as bitcoin’s and Ethereum’s blockchain, deploy highly distributed volunteer-run networks to implement public rules that are responsible for managing access to various resources. Bitcoin’s network utilizes consensus to apply monetary transaction rules. Nevertheless, more recently consensus based systems ... Read More »

Security Researchers Found a “One-Stop-Shop” for Hacking Tools on Command and Control Server

Security researchers from Kaspersky Lab’s Secure List described the accidental discovery of a “one-stop-shop” for hacking tools. The Kaspersky Lab team intercepted traffic from machines infected with the Hawkeye RAT and “stumbled upon an interesting domain.” They found a command and control server that saved the keylog data provided by the HawEye RAT. The server additionally sold hacking software, tools, ... Read More »

Narcotics Control Bureau to Seize 500 BTC from Darknet Vendors in India

In July, Director General RR Bhatnagar of the Narcotics Control Bureau said two major darknet vendors were operating inside India. The NCB had been probing the syndicates and managed to identify various associates. The goal, he said, was to trace the operatives to the top and takedown the vendors. “For the first time, we have detected drug traffickers using the ... Read More »

UK Government Still Trying to Control End to End Encryption

The UK government recently asked communication service providers to lift, or disable end to end encryption so that they have the ability to eavesdrop on online conversations. It seems that the concept of encryption has been lost on the politicians and the government as they are still demanding backdoors to be put into services and products. During the late night ... Read More »

DNMAvengers: Hosting DoctorX & New Partnership with Energy Control

DoctorX, Fernando Caudevilla, is a Spanish Family Physician who has been offering a service of information and assessment about drugs in a risk reduction perspective since April 2013. First in Silk Road Forum and then in Silk Road 2.0 Forum, the Hub forums & Evolution market forums, he has answered more than 1,100 different questions covering topics as effects, dosage, ... Read More »

Take Control of Your Bitcoins into Your Hands, Literally?

Bitcoin is a decentralized currency which allows people to take control of their money into their own hands. Literally. A pair of body-hackers, people implementing computerized hardware into their bodies, was able to send a bitcoin payment through his computer, but without actually touching his computer. Seems implausible? Well, not anymore. Patric Lanhed and Juanjo Tara were able to successfully ... Read More »

Energy Control Testing Fund On Agora & Nucleus

An important Harm reduction project was recently launched on Agora forum & Nucleus forums offering Up-to-date Cocaine Purity Tests from various Darknet Market vendors. This project was started by Guru2543, CokeheadSR1 & Elmo666 and currently offering dozens of test results. We were happy to help by giving this initiative better exposure: Nucleus Forum Thread: http://z34uj4opd3tejafn.onion/viewtopic.php?id=6093 Agora Forum Thread: http://lacbzxobeprssrfx.onion/index.php/topic,64373.0.html Dear ... Read More »

How DarkNet Markets will Undermine Government Control: Guns

The debate on whether or not average citizens should be allowed to own guns has raged on for many years. People on the far left believe that no one, other than government agents, should have any guns, ever, for any reason. They say that, if the government takes away the guns from all people, while keeping guns for themselves, the ... Read More »

How Crypto Markets will Undermine Government Control: Money

“The gun has been called the great equalizer… It ensures that the people are the equal of their government whenever that government forgets that it is servant and not master of the governed.”             –Ronald Reagan If the gun is the great equalizer, protecting the people from tyrannical government, then crypto-currency will be the next great equalizer by eliminating the ... Read More »

How Crypto Markets will Undermine Government Control: Drug Markets

The American war on drugs has been raging long before its “official” declaration by Nixon during the Vietnam War. The real war on drugs started in 1937, when the United States Congress passed the first marijuana prohibition legislation in the history of the United States. This legislation marked the beginning of the United States government’s endless campaign to control and ... Read More »