Breached Accounts from Being Sold on Dark Web

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19-Year-Old Man Jailed for Importing Drugs Bought on the Dark Web

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.

Stolen Police Forum Data Available on the Dark Web

A hacker, only identified by the moniker “Berkut,” made easy work of breaching the database of popular police forum PoliceOne to steal the login...

20 Percent of Dark Web Sites Went Offline in Freedom Hosting II Hack

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.

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.

LeakedSource Allegedly Shut Down by Police Raid

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.

Police Search For Drugs Ordered Online But Find Marijuana Hydro Setup

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.

German ZIT Operatives Infiltrate the Dark Web to Catch Users

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.

German IT Specialist Bought Ammunition from the Dark Web

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.

ThePirateBay Went Offline But Still Accessible on the Dark Web

Since its start in Sweden back in 2003, ThePirateBay has experienced numerous service issues.
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Ex-Drug Users to be Hired by EU – This will be Good to Watch!

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.

Fraudsters Behind £1m Next Directory Scam Jailed

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.

Nuke Malware For Sale on the Dark Web

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.

Mail Postman Unknowingly Delivering Drugs from 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.

Man Sentenced for Setting Up a Vendor Shop on the Dark Web

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.

Owl Detect: A Dark Web Scanning Service for Stolen Data

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.
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Darknet Cryptocurrency: Zcash Vs. Monero

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.
It has been reported that xHamster database was hacked and a number of its users’ personal information being used to make money on the dark web.

Hacked xHamster Porn Accounts are Being Sold on the Dark Web

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

Russian Coffee Brand Being Sold Through The Dark Web

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.

Ukrainian Dark Web Vendors Arrested In Drug Bust Operation

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.

Austrian Government to Implement a Federal Trojan to Spy the Dark Web

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.

Over 70,000 Canadian Credit Card Numbers Being Sold 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.
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Lubbock Man Charged for Selling Drugs Bought on the Dark Web

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.

Charleroi Agent Buys Weapons from Dark Web, Arrested

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.

Man Engaged In Dark Web Phishing Scheme To Steal Bitcoins

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.

Hacking Forum “w0rm” Breached and Defaced

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.

Dark Web Data Intelligence “Matchlight” Is Now Globally Available

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.

TheDarkOverlord Hacked WestPark Capital Bank and Demanded Ransom

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.

The Life of A Darknet Market Vendor

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.

Dark Web Arms Vendor Sentenced To 4 Years In Prison

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.

Some Dark Web Vendors Shared Photos of Their Drug Labs

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.

Fake Diplomas Are Being Sold on the Dark Web

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.

Student Bought Drugs on the Dark Web, Pleads Guilty To Charges

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?

Liberty Market Publicly Posted A Dark Web Job

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.

Hacked Database of 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...

FBI Denies Claims of Improving Dark Web “Playpen” Site’s Functionality

The Defense Lawyer's ClaimSteven Chase’s lawyer, Peter Adolf has made allegations that in the process of the FBI doing their investigations, they ended up...
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European Dark Web Drug Ring Busted By Authorities

According to a report that appeared in Yle Uutiset, a Finnish publication, police has busted and closed down a multi-million dollar European dark web drug racket in Finland. Officials said that three Finns who had exceptionally good IT skills were running a smuggling operation valued at 2 million euros or $2.26 million.
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Men Arrested For Dark Web Drug Dealing, To Stand Trial

Kyle Hall, Stephen Rodgers, and Richard Sinclair are to stand trial in court to answer charges against them of dealing illegal drugs on dark web. Three Irishmen are to stand trial for their roles in drug dealing operation on dark web. Kyle Hall, Stephen Rodgers, and Richard Sinclair were all arrested on suspicion of dealing MDMA and other drugs on the dark web.
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US Tor Users Hacked By Australian Cops

According to reports, Australia’s law enforcement authorities hacked the computers of US Tor users when the Argos taskforce carried out an investigation into a child pornography website. In one instance, Australian authorities hacked the computer of a Tor user in Michigan for the purpose of obtaining the IP address of the suspect.
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Nigel Farage’s Aide Accused of Dark Web Money Laundering

George Cottrell, the 22-year-old aide of Nigel Farage, a prominent member of the UK Independence Party, was detained by the FBI on 22 July, just as they were preparing to board a plane back to Britain from the O’Hare airport in Chicago.
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Australian Government To Create A Cyber-Intelligence Unit

Australia doesn’t feature in any of the noteworthy lists of nations affected most severely by cybercrimes. However, still, the country’s government has taken a vital step towards prevention of cybercrimes.

Darknet Arms Vendor Sentenced to 5 Years and 6 Months

Christian L., known by the username Dosensuppe in darknet circles, was sentenced to serve a term of five and a half years in jail for illegal firearms dealing through darknet markets. According to the judge who is presiding over the case, the weapons sold by Christian L. would be enough for equipping a small army.

200 Million Alleged Yahoo Accounts Are Being Sold On The Dark Web

A hacker who goes by the name Peace or “peace_of_mind” is selling alleged 200 million Yahoo accounts on the underground dark web marketplace, The Real Deal, for 3 BTC or approximately US$1,824. Peace has claimed that the Yahoo database comes from 2012 most likely.
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Radio Show Hosts Accused of “Free advertising” The Dark Web by Listeners

KIISFM listeners recently expressed discontent with the station’s hosts, Jackie O Henderson and Kyle Sandilands, after they decided to discuss Dark Web matters on their show. Listeners accused the two of promoting the platform openly, which according to them is against the norm and unethical.
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Munich Gunman Allegedly Bought Gun from the Dark Web

David Ali Sonboly, the Munich killer, reportedly bought the Glock 17 pistol from the dark web. The German police said that though the serial number of the reactivated gun with which the 18-year-old killed nine people was scratched off, it appeared as though it is of Slovakian origin.
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Sixgill, Dark Web Intelligence Platform to Detect Future Cyber-Attacks

Sixgill is a cyber intelligence startup company from Israel that analyzes the dark web to prevent sensitive data leaks and defuse potential cyber-attacks even before they occur. The company was launched in June 2016.

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.

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