The dark web knows too much about me

id=”article-body” class=”row” section=”article-body” data-component=”trackCWV”> What do Dunkin’ Donuts, Fortnite, tor drug market Sprint and darknet market magazine the Dow Jones company all have in common? They’ve all suffered from massive hacks in 2019 alone. After every data breach, victim data often surfaces on the encrypted “hidden” internet known as the , a network of sites…

First Silk Road. Now AlphaBay. What’s next for the dark web?

id=”article-body” class=”row” section=”article-body” data-component=”trackCWV”> A government shutdown of dark web marketplaces AlphaBay and Hansa has merchants and consumers looking for a new home. Authorities , the largest online marketplace for illegal goods, on July 4, and darknet market markets url took down Hansa, the third largest, on Thursday. The sites, where people could buy drugs,…

German police take down one of the world's biggest child porn sites

German police have taken down one of the world’s largest child porn sites with over 400,000 members and arrested four people accused of running it. The site, dark market 2024 known as BOYSTOWN and accessible only via the so-called Darkweb, had existed since July 2019 and was used for the worldwide exchange of child porn….

More than 150 arrested in global crackdown on Darknet traders:…

THE HAGUE, Oct 26 (Reuters) – At least 150 people have been arrested by European and U.S. authorities after a joint crackdown on traders of drugs, darknet market markets onion weapons and other illicit goods on darknet market e-commerce sites, Dutch media reported Tuesday citing police agency Europol. Cash and cryptocurrency worth 26.7 million euros…

Cross-border drug trafficking cases nearly doubled in four years…

THE HAGUE, dark markets 2024 April 19 (Reuters) – The number of cross-border drug trafficking cases referred to the European agency for prosecutorial cooperation nearly doubled in four years to 562 in 2020, partly driven by a huge increase in the production of synthetic drugs, the agency said. In a report published on Monday Eurojust…

Australian man accused of running world's biggest 'dark web' market

An Australian man is accused of running a $220million illegal darkweb marketplace which has been called the biggest in the world and ‘ for criminals’.  A joint investigation by Australian Federal Police, Scotland Yard, the , Europol, and German authorities, among others, led to the arrest of the man, 34, as he tried to cross…

Massive dark web bust seizes $6.5 million from 179 alleged drug dealers

id=”article-body” class=”row” section=”article-body” data-component=”trackCWV”> The US Justice Department announced the largest dark web bust it has ever helped carry out, seizing more than 1,100 pounds of drugs from 179 alleged online dealers around the world. The US worked with police in Europe to carry out the investigation, seizing more than $6.5 million in cash and…

Massive dark web bust seizes $6.5 million from 179 alleged drug dealers

id=”article-body” class=”row” section=”article-body” data-component=”trackCWV”> The US Justice Department announced the largest dark web bust it has ever helped carry out, seizing more than 1,100 pounds of drugs from 179 alleged online dealers around the world. The US worked with police in Europe to carry out the investigation, darknet market markets url seizing more than $6.5…

Former Swiss police employee accused of selling weapons via darknet

ZURICH, April 8 (Reuters) – The former chief of logistics for a regional Swiss police force appeared in court on Thursday accused of falsely buying guns and bullets on behalf of his employer and dark web market links selling them via the darknet market. Prosecutors allege that the man, who has not been identified, ordered…

Stopping cyberattacks. No human necessary

id=”article-body” class=”row” section=”article-body” data-component=”trackCWV”> This is part of our  about how innovators are thinking up new ways to make you — and the world around you — smarter.  “Are you a hacker?” A Las Vegas driver asks me this after I tell him I’m headed to Defcon at Caesars Palace. I wonder if his sweat isn’t…

Darknet crypto kingpin JokerStash retires after illicit $1 billion…

By Tom Wilson LONDON, Feb 12 (Reuters) – The kingpin or kingpins of the world’s biggest illicit credit card marketplace have retired after making an estimated fortune of over $1 billion in cryptocurrency, according to research by blockchain analysis firm Elliptic shared with Reuters. The “Joker’s Stash” marketplace, where stolen credit cards and identity data…

Cross-border drug trafficking cases nearly doubled in four years…

THE HAGUE, April 19 (Reuters) – The number of cross-border drug trafficking cases referred to the European agency for prosecutorial cooperation nearly doubled in four years to 562 in 2020, partly driven by a huge increase in the production of synthetic drugs, the agency said. In a report published on Monday Eurojust said drug trafficking…