Tor Weaponized to Steal Bitcoin

Tor Weaponized to Steal Bitcoin

A years-long campaign targets users of Russian darknet markets with a modified install of a privacy-oriented browser. Criminals are using the Tor browser — long…

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IRS Followed Bitcoin Transactions, Resulting In Takedown Of The Largest Child Exploitation Site On The Web

IRS Followed Bitcoin Transactions, Resulting In Takedown Of The Largest Child Exploitation Site On The Web

The largest dark web child pornography site in the world has been taken down. That was the word today from the U.S. Attorney’s Office for…

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7 Ways the Hidden World of the Darknet Is Evolving

7 Ways the Hidden World of the Darknet Is Evolving

The darknet isn’t as hidden as it used to be. The seamy digital underbelly of the internet, according to some sources, may be shrinking or entering the…

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MIT tool lights up darknet to expose illegal operations

MIT tool lights up darknet to expose illegal operations

Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed an approach to identify the hidden hands running the illegal, anonymous marketplaces on the darknet. The nefarious websites,…

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FBI: Cybercrime Losses Doubled in 2018

FBI: Cybercrime Losses Doubled in 2018

Last year, according to the FBI’s “2018 Internet Crime Report,” reported damages from cybercrime nearly doubled to $2.7 billion, and roughly half of that amount…

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Data from Fortune 500 Companies Is More Exposed Than Ever Before: Darknet Index Report

Data from Fortune 500 Companies Is More Exposed Than Ever Before: Darknet Index Report

DarkOwl’s latest Darknet Index report shows that Fortune 500 ranked companies continue to expose a large amount of data. According to the latest “Darknet Index”…

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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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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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