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The Internet's Biggest Darknet Just Got Taken Down

One of the internet’s largest forums for criminal activity, has been seized and the man believed to be its operator has been arrested, European authorities announced Tuesday. Read more...
Tags: Science, Cybercrime, Dark Web, Dark Net, Digital Dragnet


One of the Largest Dark Net Markets ‘of All Time’ Falls to Police

Police from around the world shut down the biggest active black market on the dark web this month, according to announcements from law enforcement agencies in the United States, Germany, and the Netherlands released on Friday.Read more...
Tags: Silk Road, Science, Fbi, Netherlands, Dark Net, United States Germany, All Time ' Falls to Police


Homeland Security sting nets dark net drug dealers

Welp, the United States Department of Justice just finished off their first major initiative to take on drug dealers and other shifty types plying their trade on the dark net. So far as stings go, it went pretty well! After seizing the reigns of an online money-laundering operation, Homeland Security Investigations just kept on for a year, offering to clean the currency for a number of criminal operations, swapping out their dirty cash in exchange for slightly less dirty cryptocurrency. Homel...
Tags: Silk Road, Post, Crime, News, Drugs, Homeland Security, Narcotics, Money Laundering, Dark Net, Welp, Homeland Security Investigations, United States Department of Justice, Stings, Taking out the trash


That Wave of Jewish Community Center Bomb Threats Might Have Been Bought in Bitcoin on AlphaBay 

Earlier this year, authorities accused 18-year-old dual US-Israeli citizen Michael Kadar of being the individual behind a terrifying, nationwide wave of bomb threats at predominantly Jewish schools and community centers. This week, it emerged authorities also believe Kadar was advertising a “School Email Bomb Threat…Read more...
Tags: Science, US, Bitcoin, Darknet, Dark Net, Alphabay, KADAR, Jcc Bomb Threats, Michael Kadar


'The Biggest Marketplace on the Dark Web' Gets Busted by Authorities

On July 4th, AlphaBay Market went down and scared the hell out of users. One of, if not the most popular destination for illicit goods on the dark net, the site took over Silk Road’s throne after its founder was arrested. According to a new report, AlphaBay has suffered the same fate and international authorities have…Read more...
Tags: Silk Road, Science, Fraud, Fbi, Thailand, Canada, Arrest, Dark Web, Dark Net, Alphabay, Alphabay Market, Alexandre Cazes


FBI's Disturbing Hacking Powers Challenged in Court Over Child Pornography Case

Arguments were heard in an appeals court on Wednesday involving a controversial government hacking case in which the FBI participated in the distribution of child pornography. This is the most recent legal test of the FBI’s ability to hack any computer, anywhere.Read more...
Tags: Science, Cybersecurity, Fbi, Hacking, Fourth Amendment, Dark Net


Showtime’s ‘Dark Net’ Probes Privacy Concerns, Social Media’s ‘Subconscious’

Showtime’s “Dark Net” unveils its second season tonight just as the issues the series probes are generating headlines. The docu-series produced by Vocativ Films probes the shadowy areas of the Internet, the estimated 80% of content that doesn’t show up on Google and other search engines. The controversy over the U.S. House of Representatives’ vote... Read more »
Tags: Google, TV, News, Showtime, Dark Net, U S House of Representatives


The dark web may be the only thing to keep your smart home safe

Earlier this week, the Guardian Project, a nonprofit that is responsible for Tor's anonymity network, unveiled a new method for safeguarding the Internet of Things from prying eyes. The post The dark web may be the only thing to keep your smart home safe appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Home, Internet Of Things, Trends, Web, Computing, Dark Web, Smart Home, Dark Net, Connected Device


TV Review: ‘Dark Net’

Without sounding too judgmental about it, “Dark Net” – an eight-part Showtime documentary series – is built around a not-terribly-illuminating premise: That there are all kinds of unorthodox, fetishized relationships out there, available to anyone with a good Internet connection. The temptation, of course, will be to gawk at those profiled within the show, which... Read more »
Tags: Reviews, TV, Showtime, Vocativ, Dark Net


The Silk Road’s Dark-Web Dream Is Dead

The Silk Road's libertarian free-trade zone has devolved into a fragmented, less ethical, and far less trusted collection of scam-ridden black markets. The post appeared first on WIRED.
Tags: Security, Silk Road, Drugs, Threat Level, Dark Web, Dark Net, Alphabay, Black Markets


In Silk Road Appeal, Ross Ulbricht’s Defense Focuses on Corrupt Feds

Ulbricht's defense attacks the court's rulings on everything from evidence to sentencing, but focuses on two corrupt agents who investigated the Silk Road. The post In Silk Road Appeal, Ross Ulbricht’s Defense Focuses on Corrupt Feds appeared first on WIRED.
Tags: Security, Silk Road, Threat Level, Dark Web, Ross Ulbricht, Dark Net, Ulbricht


Ross Ulbricht’s Defense Focuses on Corrupt Feds In Silk Road Appeal

Ulbricht's defense attacks the court's rulings on everything from evidence to sentencing, but focuses on two corrupt agents who investigated the Silk Road. The post Ross Ulbricht’s Defense Focuses on Corrupt Feds In Silk Road Appeal appeared first on WIRED.
Tags: Security, Silk Road, Threat Level, Dark Web, Ross Ulbricht, Dark Net, Ulbricht