FBI Employed CMU To Unmask Dark Web Suspects

It’s been announced that a certain academic institution was involved in an attack on the Tor Project in an attempt to catch the dark...

Behind The Scenes of Dark Web Admins

The owners and staff of big Dark Web marketplaces like the Hansa Market have to deal with a lot of dangers, plus the risk of getting arrested.
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Artificial Intelligence on the Dark Web

The internet has registered exceptional growth over the years. This trend has given rise to the dark web, a somewhat troublemaking facet of the...
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What is the Value of Someone’s Identity on the Dark Web?

A person’s identity is something that they’re most certainly protective of, unless they’re a drug dealer or other type of criminal that needs to...

New Report Offers Insight into the Darknet Ecosystem in Asia

The dark web is a current lingering buzzword that rules the upper echelons of cybersecurity.In a general sense, the hidden web has become common...

Interpol Has Indexed Thousands Dark Web Sites

Interpol held a working group meeting assembling heads of the European, Asian and Oceanian units. Focus of the meeting was to identify and learn about trends in cybercrime and to discuss the possible united and law backed response. The meeting was also an opportunity to develop regional action plans in order to identify potential areas for operational activities and of course to target cybercriminals.

Dark Web Vendor ‘Caliconnect’ Pleads Guilty to Drug Sales

A 40-year-old man in Merced, California has just pleaded guilty on account of crimes he committed selling drugs on the dark web.David Ryan Burchard...

Not All Contents on Dark Web are Illicit, According to Study

The dark web, a criminal den where drug dealers, assassination markets, child exlpoitation, 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.

Gun Fantasist Posed As A Woman Pleads Guilty

A UK man who was nabbed by the police after he used an elaborate plan to order a gun on the darkweb has pleaded guilty to charges of conspiracy to import a firearm and ammunition illegally into the UK. 38 year old Darren Hillyer, a resident of Milton Keynes in the south eastern county of Buckinghamshire, took the plea at a Bristol Crown Court.
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Australian University Launches Graduate-Level Dark Web Class

Reports have emerged that an industry-based organization is seeking to partner with the Charles Sturt University (CSU) in Melbourne, Australia to offer online Master’s...

Qld New Task Force To Hunt Down Pedophiles On The Dark Web

Dark Web PedophilesQueensland’s new task force, Taskforce Orion, will become a specialist branch of Argos Taskforce which its principal task will be to catch...

Interpol Creates Its Own Cryptocurrency To Battle Dark Web Crimes

In a spirited effort to curb online crime, Interpol has come up with its own unique cryptocurrency and a simulated version of dark web...

Hitman Site On The Dark Web, A Scam

The hitman marketplace Besa Mafia, a user-friendly and slick website, burst into dark web earlier this year. Silk Road, the first darknet market to offer illegal items, was focused on drugs and had drawn the line at weapons and hitmen. Besa Mafia, on the other hand, offered different kinds of violence in exchange for bitcoins, including arson, acid attacks, beatings and even murder, to pick up extra business.
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Drug Traffickers Using Dark Web Detected In India

Authorities discover increased activity of dark web-based drug traffickers in India, following the country’s adoption of the cryptocurrency. The Indian anti-narcotics agency registered the reports of rising illicit operations as its first case.

Roles Played by Both White & Black Hat Hackers in Darknet-Related Operations

The evolution of computer technology brought abundant benefits to humanity, but it has also its shortcomings—mainly hacking.Hacking is the unauthorized manipulation of a computer...

Illinois Woman Caught Paying $10K in Bitcoin for Murder-for-Hire Service

A 31-year-old nurse from Illinois was charged with conspiring to kill another woman by hiring a hitman from a dark web-based platform.She is said...

British Model Kidnapped to be sold on Dark Web Auction

"Updated coverage on British Model Kidnapped case here"The latest story about the horrific kidnapping of a British model is the stuff nightmares are made...

Hacker Selling 117 Million LinkedIn Users’ Emails And Passwords

According to a recent report, a hacker going by the name of “Peace” has been selling stolen data on the dark web from LinkedIn accounts of over 117 million users. The data is being sold for 5 bitcoins (approximately $2,200).

Stolen W-2 Tax Form Data Up for Grabs on the Dark Web

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.

The Process of How Identities Are Bought & Sold in the Dark Web

The dark web has been a passage for most stolen data that’s sold for illegal activities and anonymity purposes.It came into the limelight back...

DDoS-As-A-Service Popular on the Darknet

Kaspersky Lab reveals that cyber criminals are making up to a 95% profit by offering DDoS-as-a-service on the dark web.

Drug Labs and Dark Web Being Used by Dutch Drug Dealers

Earlier, top Austrian officials accused the Netherlands of failing to revamp efforts to shut down the narcotic labs where drugs such as crystal methamphetamine...
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Dark Web Vendor Known As “Shiny Flakes” Sentenced To 7 Years

The dark web vendor famously known as “Shiny Flakes” may spend the next 7 years lighting up a jail cell.This is after a German...

The Value of Stolen Data on the Dark Web

Stolen data is one of the fastest selling commodities on the dark web.With the array of affordable hacking and exploitation tools at the disposal...

First-Ever Play About the Dark Web to Be Shown in London

London’s Trafalgar Studios will be hosting the world’s first dark web-themed play.Titled ‘Sillk Road: How to Buy Drugs Online,’ the Bitcoin-funded theatre production will...

Dark Web Drug Dealer’s Simple Mistake Led to His Arrest

28-year-old ChukwuemekaOkparaekewas arrested in New Jersey for conspiracy to distribute an analogue of fentanyl via the dark web.

2014 Hacked ICANN Data Still Being Offered on Dark Web

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...

Dark Web Site Dealing In Illicit And Prescription Drugs

A Dark Web site has emerged once again after the seizure of Silk Road 2.0 and a few other sites by the federal police,...

Pirated Academic Research Is Accessible On The Dark Web

After being shut down in late 2015, a site that allows users to access paywall academic research papers for free has resurfaced again on...

One of the Largest Dark Web Vendors in Australia Shares His Experience

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.

Deep Hosting Hacked, Several Dark Web Sites Affected

Cyber attacks seem to have moved one level up now. After targeting individual websites with a variety of objectives, now a server hosting hundreds...
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The First Literary Magazine On The Dark Web

In spite of negative connotations like Adult content, banned drugs, hitmen and stolen identities that the dark web may bring to your mind, it...

Michigan-Based Ferris State University Receives NSA Grant for Darknet Analysis Curriculum

The U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) has granted Michigan-based Ferris State University’s Information Security and Intelligence program $130,000 to support them in developing a...

Dark Web IRA Bomb Plotter Sentenced to 5 Years

News report of cases connecting individuals to the procurement and transfer of illegal goods from the dark web have been on the rise in...
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Should You Access the Dark Web on Your Phone?

We all walk around with computers in our pockets that are faster than any of us could have imagined a short while ago.Our cell...

Millions Of Tumblr and MySpace Logins Up For sale On The Dark Web

A total of 360 million MySpace accounts and 65 million Tumblr accounts have been hacked and put up on the Dark Web for sale; other details have also been listed on the hidden marketplace including emails, usernames, and passwords.

US Voter Data Has Been Exposed On The Dark Web

It has been alleged that the voting records of millions of citizens of America are available on a site on the dark web which is affiliated to Hell, a well-known cybercrime forum. The administrator of the forum posted a link to the site on which the data is hosted.
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Op-Ed: Going Dark—Encryption and the Dark Web

The consistent use of encryption is a necessity on the dark web. In fact, Pretty Good Privacy (PGP) should be used a whole lot...

The United States Versus the Dark Web

Even though the Tor network was originally created by the US government, it seems like activities on the dark web and the interests of...

South African Police Service Introduces ‘Turnaround Strategy’ to Tackle Darknet Crime

South African officials are working together in a mission to snare dark web criminals from carrying out illegal operations within the nation.The new initiative...

French Police Busted 5 Men Allegedly Running a Dark Web Site

French police have rounded five men suspected of running a dark web site to sell illegal drugs.The five, according to court documents, set up...

Authorities Join Forces in Global Darknet Enforcement Operation

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.

Hacker “Rasputin” Attacked Government Agencies and Universities

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...

Impact of the Dark Web on Cybersecurity and Internet Governance

Every blink of an eye marks an advancement in technology in the current world.Through the invention of the World Wide Web and search machines...

The Jordan Belfort of the Dark Web

It’s not often that you hear success stories of dark web criminals. But this a case of a 19-year-old in New Zealand becoming rich on the Dark Web.

US Voter Data Posted for Sale on the Dark Web

Besides the sale of drugs, weapons and other items of the like, dark web vendors are now availing a fresh market to ready buyers—the...
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Hacked Database of BitcoinTalk.org For Sale On The Dark Web

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...
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Online Crooks Selling Infants’ Social Security Numbers on Dark Web

Cybercriminals are listing infants’ Social Security Numbers, together with other types of stolen data, for sale on the dark web.That’s according to a report...

DIY Ransomware Kits Accessible on the Dark Web

The existence of crime as a service is no longer such an inconceivable thought in this day and age, and we all owe that...
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Legal Analysis: CLOUD Act & Dark Web Investigations

In early April, Dark Web News published a news report on the Clarifying Lawful Overseas Use of Data Act (or CLOUD Act) and its...

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