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Tor To Improve Security Of Dark Net Websites

The recent news about the CMU helping the FBI made the Tor Project to realize, they need to improve the security of the domains on the dark web, As it was reported by Jospeh Cox on motheboard.vice  They have patched the vulnerability points the attackers took advantage of, however, according to them, there are still improvements to make. Tor is ... Read More »

Interview With a Dark Net Market Developer

Couple of days ago, an unusual thread was posted on the Bitcointalk forum by a developer offering Darknet Market source code for sale, while this is something that we encountered before, it is not very common. We took the chance to do a short interview with the seller to learn more about his background, offer and intentions. Who are you?  ... Read More »

Meadow Vista Dark Net Vendor Sentenced To Nine Years In Federal Court

Matthew Luke Gillum (32), a man from Meadow Vista, California, has been sentenced for nine years of federal jail. The charges for the sentence was conspiration to distribute marijuana and subverting a reporting requirement in connection with a currency transaction. On 6, February, the man pleaded guilty for the two charges. According to court documents, Gillum was the leader of ... Read More »

The UK Creates New Dark Net Task Force

With the fear of the dark web expanding, the United Kingdom’s main intelligence agency, the GCHQ (Government Communications Headquarters) and the country’s top law enforcement apparatus, the National Crime Agency (NCA), have formed a brand new task force to battle dark net criminals. An NCA press release that has been published on Friday goes by: “An NCA and GCHQ co-located ... Read More »

Canberra Teen Jailed For 4 Years For Importing Drugs From The Dark Net

A Canberra teen (whose name can’t be published due to legal reasons) has been jailed for importing drugs from dark net markets and selling them to local high school students and peers. According to law enforcement authorities, the teen has sold cannabis, LSD, MDMA and cocaine worth tens of thousands of dollars for about a year. When the police raided ... Read More »

The Dark Web Is On The Rise In South Africa

According to current metrics published by Tor, the daily dark web users in South Africa has increased to 8000 users per day. This involves activities such as purchasing drugs from darknet markets, visiting child porn sites, carding forums, and so on. In order to prevent the increase of dark web users and to track down those who use this side ... Read More »

Man Jailed For 30 Months For Exchanging CP On Dark Net Sites

Joel Morter (25) has been jailed for using dark web CP (child porn) websites for exchanging under-aged sex media and for making under-aged girls strip off naked in front of a webcam. When police have raided Morter’s house they found him at his computer reading child abuse stories online. Law enforcement authorities have found 919 child porn related content, including ... Read More »

Amazon Dark Market To Update Its Features

Amazon Dark released several new updates and announced them on Reddit, the updates posted here to their request To accommodate our growth we have made some additions you may find interesting Improved Interface Big changes to our GUI, make it easier navigate, get to where you need to go, and quickly discern which listings are best for your needs. Stealth ... Read More »

Dark web gun fantasist pleads guilty

According to a press release fron the UK national crime agency – A Milton Keynes man who concocted an elaborate story to purchase a gun from the dark web today pleaded guilty to conspiracy to import a firearm and ammunition at Bristol Crown Court. Darren Hillyer, aged 38, posed as a woman aiming to exact revenge on a paedophile ex-lover. ... Read More »

Italian police Bust “Babylon” Dark Web Market

Italian police have shut down a Dark Web marketplace offering illegal goods ranging from child pornography to forged luncheon vouchers, and seized 11,000 bitcoin wallets worth about 1 million euros, authorities said Friday. Officials compared the marketplace discovered by “Operation Babylon” to the Silk Road online black market that was taken down by the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation in ... Read More »

Gwern: Archives of ALL Dark Net Market Released

Another important contribution from Gwern, and this time the full archives of all Dark Net Markets – From 2011 until 2015. Links to the archives are available at: Torrent IA page Writeup on Gwern.net Please consider donating to Gwern at this address: [crayon-5c6db2ec371dd555924507/] From the writeup: Dark Net Markets (DNM) are online markets typically hosted as Tor hidden services providing ... Read More »

TheCthulhu: Shoddy “Dark Web” Journalism

Originally posted by @TheCthulhu (Thomas White) on his blog – Since this topic is close to me (and also mentioned it earlier today), i asked his permission to repost it here to give it more visibility, and was happy to get it. So here it is: As outlets have a history of removing content where they make some mistakes, I ... Read More »

Watch: Pills Being Pressed To Be Sold On The Dark Web

Well this is a first time,  a darknet vendor named QuantikXanax  who is operating on Agora – posted a video on Reddit (along with a few images) showing pill pressing machine spitting out Xanax pills to the joy of the operators (the vendor) shouting “1 dollar”  & “50 cent” for each pill coming out of the machine. Obviously the video generated ... Read More »

Reflections on the Global Drug Survey view on Dark Net Markets

The recent release of the Global Drugs Survey, which it is claimed “was the biggest survey of current drug use ever conducted”, covered all aspects of the drug world, whether your poison is a pint, a pack of smokes, or something more nefarious. In addition, the report has highlighted issues as far as shopping on dark net markets versus shopping ... Read More »