Source code of Dharma ransomware pops up for sale on hacking forums

Source code of Dharma ransomware pops up for sale on hacking forums

The source code of a major ransomware strain named Dharma has been put up for sale on two Russian hacker forums over the weekend. The…

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Analysis: Drugs on Social Media vs. the Dark Web

Analysis: Drugs on Social Media vs. the Dark Web

Social media and darknet sites have replaced traditional systems as the most preferred vehicles of drug sales. The growth of advanced technology has gone hand…

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DOJ charges Ohio man with laundering over $300 million via bitcoin

DOJ charges Ohio man with laundering over $300 million via bitcoin

Federal authorities arrested an Ohio man for operating a cryptocurrency laundering service that moved some $300 million in bitcoin via a “tumbling” operation. Larry Dean…

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German Man Sentenced to 3.5 Years for Selling Drugs on Silk Road & Other Darknet Markets

German Man Sentenced to 3.5 Years for Selling Drugs on Silk Road & Other Darknet Markets

After the arrest and sentencing of one darknet vendor, authorities set out to apprehend several drug dealers operating within Rhein-Sieg, Germany. German drug dealer was…

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Tor Digital Privacy Project Accepts Donations in Cryptocurrency

Tor Digital Privacy Project Accepts Donations in Cryptocurrency

Tor digital privacy software is now accepting donations in various cryptocurrencies, as a new crypto donation portal appeared on the project’s website on March 18.…

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German Bill Proposes Tough Penalties for Darknet Operators & Tor Network

German Bill Proposes Tough Penalties for Darknet Operators & Tor Network

Germany’s Federal Council has passed a bill proposed by the state of North Rhine-Westphalia targeting the dark web and Tor network. Germany’s legislative arm recently…

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CipherTrace CEO Testifies in Case of Canadian Darknet Drug Dealer

CipherTrace CEO Testifies in Case of Canadian Darknet Drug Dealer

With the help of blockchain forensics tools, CipherTrace CEO Dave Jevans provided evidence in a court case against a darknet drug dealer. Dave Jevans, the…

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TLS Certificates in High Demand on the Dark Web

TLS Certificates in High Demand on the Dark Web

A recent study confirms that SSL/TLS certificates, both individually and packaged, are being sold on the dark web. TLS certificates, both individually and packaged with…

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Data of 21 million Mixcloud users put up for sale on the dark web

Data of 21 million Mixcloud users put up for sale on the dark web

A hacker has breached online music streaming service Mixcloud earlier this month and is now selling the site’s user data online, on a dark web…

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Dark Web Drug Dealer Pleads Guilty To Using Cryptocurrency to Launder More Than $19 Million

Dark Web Drug Dealer Pleads Guilty To Using Cryptocurrency to Launder More Than $19 Million

Hugh Brian Haney pled guilty in Manhattan federal court last week to money laundering charges, based on the proceeds of a narcotics trafficking operation that…

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