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Popular Dark Web Hosting Provider Hacked, 6,500 Sites Down

Daniel’s Hosting (HD), one of the most popular and largest web hosting providers on the dark web, has been hacked, compromising thousands of dark web websites which have since gone offline. According to the Daniel’s Hosting homepage, the sites were compromised on Thursday night, November 15, and the provider has been looking for entry points since then. Dark web sites ... Read More »

Toilet Cam Pedophile Admits Using Dark web Child Abuse Sites

In Waukesha County, Wisconsin, an 18-year-old restaurant employee landed in hot water after a co-worker discovered hidden cameras he had installed in the employee restroom. Like the other “toilet-cam” pedophiles, this teenager openly told the police that he had actively used darknet child pornography sites to share and download child abuse content along with non-consensual “intimate representation” videos. After a ... Read More »

Bus Driver Caught Sharing Videos on Darknet Child Abuse Sites

A lengthy RCMP investigation culminated in the arrest of a 31-year-old man who had been uploading pictures and videos of children to former darknet child abuse forums such as “Childs Play” and “MagicKingdom.” The man evaded the public and international law enforcement agents for a significant stretch of time and even now only law enforcement, court officials, and some of ... Read More »

Moderator of Darknet Child Porn Sites Admits Guilt

A 21-year-old Penticton man pleaded guilty to one count of importing and distributing child pornography in connection with multiple darknet child pornography sites. According to the prosecuting lawyer Andrew Vandersluys, the 21-year-old defendant either created or moderated the following darknet child abuse sites: the Giftbox Exchange, Childs Play, and Hurt Meh. The defendant, Tyler Walker, played a key role in ... Read More »

New JavaScript Monero Miner Released as More Sites Begin to Mine Coins

A new JavaScript Monero miner project called Crypto-Loot was launched recently. This new JavaScript Monero miner is a competitor to Coinhive, a mining service which originated from a German image board. These cryptocurrency miners run inside of web browsers when a user navigates to a page which loads and runs the mining script. Some websites have deployed these Monero miners ... Read More »

HOW HACKERS HIDE MALICIOUS SITES

  Since 2006, security researchers have been watching a new technique used in cybercrime to hide malicious traffic behind an intricate network of proxies. This technique called fast-flux, was initially used by few people but lead to thousands of personal computers infected and criminal content like phishing sites and malwares successfully delivered to innocent users. Fast-flux networks are today the ... Read More »

Anonymous Hacks Freedom Hosting II, Bringing Down Almost 20% of Active Darknet Sites

A researcher known as @Deku_shrub, after he found a Reddit post mentioning an oddity, verified that an entity hacked Freedom Hosting II, one of the largest hosting platforms for hidden services. In 2013, the FBI indicted the creator and owner of the original Freedom Hosting, Eric Eoin Marques for hosting child pornography. Marques, a 31-year-old man from Dublin, fought against ... Read More »

Darknet Child Porn Sites Redirecting Users with JavaScript Enabled

Darknet and deepweb child pornography sites catch much of the darknet-related media coverage. And this is for good reason; law enforcement agencies worldwide made child pornography busts a priority in fighting darknet crime. Aside from that of the Silk Road, no other type of hidden service site garnered as much media attention as the FBI’s Operation Pacifier continually collected. Operation ... Read More »

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Researchers Claim the Darknet Has More Legal Sites Than Illegal Ones

The darknet (or darkweb/any variation thereof) has an undeniable stigma. Some know the hidden sites to be a gateway to speaking freely. Others use darknet marketplaces to purchase drugs that are safer than those on the street. Another group may use the anonymity to share child pornography. In the words of Ross Ulbricht, “I learned… when you give people freedom, ... Read More »

Sites That Block Ad-Blockers May Be Illegal In The EU

In a response to the CEO of ThinkPrivacy Inc., Alexander Hanff, who inquired about the scope of the e-Privacy Directive’s “Cookie Law”, the European Commission made it clear that it doesn’t “limit itself to any particular type of information or technology, such a cookies”. The “Cookie Law” states that, “[t]he storing of information, or the gaining of access to information ... 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 »

Interpol Is Indexing Darknet Sites

Madan M Oberoi, Director, Cyber Innovation and Outreach, Interpol, has made an announcement this Wednesday that the Interpol is indexing darknet websites that they believe is related to illegal activities, such as small arms trade, sale of drugs or child porn. The Interpol is trying both to index and compile a list of these websites in order to monitor them ... Read More »