The dark web has shrunk by approximately 85%. This was the revelation that was brought to light by a published OnionScan report after the web...
A data vendor going by the pseudonym “SunTzu583” on a dark web marketplace is allegedly selling over one million decrypted Yahoo mail and Gmail...
Dark web networks such as Tor have been in the spotlight of law enforcement agencies in recent years. This is largely due to the increased...
Cybercrime remains to be on the rise and people’s information is always at risk of being used maliciously. It has been ranked as the 2nd...
If you were a user of ICANN’s CZDS (Centralized Zone Data Service) in 2014 you might wish to think about changing some of your...
Spencer Nichols, a first-year student from the University of Minnesota, was arrested and charged in late February with the first-degree sale of narcotics and...
Over 950,000 user account details for Coachella Music and Arts Festival’s website are being sold on the dark web, according to reports. The data vendor,...
Stephen Allwine allegedly shot his wife, Amy Allwine, from close quarters using a nine-millimeter handgun. A crime of undisclosed motives, the fatal shooting took place...
A Russian hacker going by the pseudonym “Rasputin” has compromised over 60 global organizations, including US and UK universities and government organizations. Security researchers believe...
The announcement that the Boston Police Department would not be going through with their plans to purchase dark web and social media monitoring software worth approximately $1.4 million was met with unanimous jubilation by the general public.
Famous hacktivist “Phineas Fisher” is said to be considering taking a break from hacking for a while, just days after reports emerged in Barcelona,...
The dark web, previously considered a well-hidden part of the internet where all sorts of criminal activities occur, is now attracting the presence of mainstream websites.
Back in its heyday, the American news agency known as the United Press International was a broadcasting heavyweight with A-list news anchors such as...
A teenager has recently been charged with the importation of illegal drugs through a dark web marketplace. Toby Fairall, 19 years old, confessed that he had purchased herbal cannabis through the dark web and he sought to supply the product.
A hacker, only identified by the moniker “Berkut,” made easy work of breaching the database of popular police forum PoliceOne to steal the login...
Freedom Hosting II was taken down on February 3rd by a sole hacker pledging allegiance to the Anonymous hacking group, causing a surprise shutdown of 20 percent of all dark web sites.
It is common knowledge today that the dark web is a major facilitator of many cybercrime incidents. A large percentage of dark web transactions involve the buying and selling of fraudulently-obtained troves of confidential data.
According to recent reports, an unidentified United States law enforcement agency carried out a raid on LeakedSource, causing the site to go offline. LeakedSource is the highly controversial breach notification website.
The dark web has seen its fair share of controversy, largely due to the proliferation of criminal activities that are facilitated by this hidden part of the internet.
Internet crime has become a large enterprise, especially in the last decade. Currently, it has been projected to outpace all other forms of crime including the conventional drug trade.
A 45-year-old German man whose identity has not yet been made public was arrested after two detectives from a Customs Investigations Office in Essen pinned a dark web shipment of ammunition to his address.
Since its start in Sweden back in 2003, ThePirateBay has experienced numerous service issues.
In perhaps what is going to be one of the most prominent “set a thief to catch a thief” scenario ever played out by an authoritative institution in the war against the online drug trade, the EU has decided to use former hackers and drug users to curb the rise of dark web drug sales.
Several people belonging to a group of cyber criminals that were accused of hacking the accounts of Next Directory clients through the dark web have been incarcerated.
Cases of cybercrime continue to increase with each passing day. On December 16th, a new malware was discovered by Sixgill security researchers on a popular Russian/English cybercrime message board - it is known as Nuke and is being sold in the dark web.
Trending in recent news headlines, large amounts of illicit narcotic substances are being sold on the Dark Web and delivered to clients through the postal services.
A German casual worker was recently sentenced to 21 months in juvenile prison after he was busted trying to set up a narcotics store on the dark web.
A new online service known as OwlDetect has been launched in the UK following recent rampant cyber-attacks. It is capable of scanning the dark web for any kind of stolen data.
The cryptomarket also referred to as darknet market, is an anonymous online marketplace on the dark web that uses cryptocurrency as its medium of exchange. Among the cryptocurrency used on darknet markets, include Zcash and Monero.
The user account details of a supposedly free porn website known as the xHamster, have been leaked and traded on the dark web. An estimated number of xHamster subscribers, almost 380,000 users have had their personal credentials leaked by hackers.
The dark web, a criminal den where drug dealers, assassination markets, child porn, human trade and many worst things are done under safely cloaked in anonymity. This is what we were told about Dark Web and in the past. Terbium Labs is the data intelligence provider that has conducted the data-driven and a fact-based research report that went too far corners of the internet to study the dark web.
Ausking is arguably the largest dark web vendor Australia has at the moment. The dark web vendor has dabbled in almost every type of illegal substance including marijuana, cocaine, and heroin. He runs more than a few businesses extending over various dark net markets, including the AlphaBay market, where he boasts of a perfect 10/10 rating.
From October 22 to October 28, law enforcement agencies across the globe conducted a crackdown on various darknet sites in a bid to track down merchants and the numerous customers of the darknet marketplaces. The darknet has a reputation for being an online black market, which is dominated by the trade of illicit goods and services.
Over the years, people have developed a taste for the unusual, including the exclusive and the hard-to-get brands. For businesses, the more mystery they can put into their brand, the more buyers they can gather. Curiosity make people purchase things basing solely on brand names.
Law enforcement around the world seems to be slowly gaining an upper hand over dark web criminals as the recent increase in dark web drug busts shows. A major dark web drug ring is the latest to bite the dust after Ukraine’s law enforcement made several arrests throughout the country and shut down the operation once and for all.
In recent years, there has been a significant increase in activities in dark net markets. Unfortunately, the majority of these activities tend to be illegal in nature. This has led to a number of international governments actively attempting to tackle increasing crime on the dark web.
Earlier this year, a security consultant from Telus Security Solutions, Milind Bhargava revealed that over 70,000 Canadian credit card numbers were listed for sale on a dark web market. Bhargava released the findings as part of a presentation that was aimed at providing insight on just how much personal information from Canada was available on dark web markets.
A 26-year-old Benjamin Bricker is the latest dark web-affiliated criminal to fall into the hands of the authorities after a Fed-Ex package addressed to him gave up his drug-related activities. This is after his former landlord intercepted the suspicious package before alerting law enforcement, who, after using a sniffer dog, determined that the package did contain illegal narcotics.
The 35-year-old Thomas V. is a Charleroi policeman who was detained following the allegations that he purchased illegal merchandise from the dark web. Thomas is a member of a Charleroi-based security intelligence agency called GSA.
The function of the dark web is to provide anonymity to those who would like to protect their privacy and keep their real-world identity unknown. Cyber criminals have always taken advantage of this aspect leading to the dark web being associated with mostly illegal activities including but not limited to drug dealing, weapons, and stolen data are among others.
Black hat hackers operating on dark web platforms have been a pain in the neck for tech world security for years now. Although a considerable percentage of hacking attacks orchestrated by these parties are focused on innocent victims, they themselves are often not safe from each other.
Good news for security teams in businesses and government organizations all around the world, Matchlight is now available for public use. Terbium Labs has recently announced the release of the automated data intelligence system for general use.
One of the main issues that affect Information and Communication networks today is the increasing prevalence of cybercrimes. Cybercrimes are deliberate efforts to access and leverage information technology networks by unauthorized parties primarily for unlawful reasons. The main motivation behind cyber-attacks is often damage, sabotage, ransom or theft.
Darknet market usage has seen a significant spike ever since the Silk Road 1 was launched. Even after its closure, darknet market usage still thrives with a much larger economy and more darknet drug vendors.
A Berlin-based man was recently slapped with a 4-year prison sentence after being found guilty of trafficking illegal arms. There was enough evidence to bind the 41-year-old man to his arms dealing activities in addition to physical evidence. His arrest was the result of a crackdown on dark web arms dealers in the region in which the law enforcement ultimately managed to catch up with him.
In what can only be termed as a brazen display of arrogance and blatant disregard for authority, two dark web vendors have released pictures and footage of the operations of their drug labs. Many of us would have never gotten the opportunity to set our eyes on anything of the sort if it weren’t for the audaciousness of these dark web dealers.
Admittedly, the internet is a scary place. We have seen ransomware merchants breaking into secured computers to compromise the security and safety of users. We have also seen hackers getting unauthorized access to personal email addresses to steal sensitive information.
The internet has no doubt revolutionized the way of communication. It has also increased the allure to commit a crime. This is how Zhe Wang, a former University of Buffalo engineering student, found himself in crime. How, you ask?
A public job advertisement is not something you would expect to get the whole internet buzzing - then again, most “help wanted” advertisements do not come from well-known French underground markets.
The dark web has recently played host to some interesting events. However, this one seems to be the most stirring of them all. According to...