Agora Vendor Gets 4 Years In Jail

Tristan Simpson Brennand was first arrested last December after police in Washington intercepted several packages containing MDMA and Xanax, which were later traced to him. After being released on bond for the better part of two years, he was imprisoned once more and this time, sentenced to serve four years in prison for trafficking and distribution of illicit drugs.
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Alleged PR Specialist for AlphaBay Darknet Market Indicted

AlphaBay, now a defunct darknet market, has once again surfaced to make the news.Ronald L. Wheeler III from Illinois has been indicted for conspiracy...

Ex-TradeRoute Vendors Threatening to Dox Customers

Emerging reports from Reddit indicate that some TradeRoute Market vendors are threating former clients of disclosing their information if they are not paid a...
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Reply Brief Filed By Silk Road Creator’s Defense

The court convicted Ross Ulbricht for creating and running Silk Road - a dark web market site. The court subsequently handed him a life sentence without parole. The defense team for Ulbricht has filed a reply brief in the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals demanding that Ulbricht should be granted a new trial in a different district judge.

Speculations on Valhalla

With the fall of dark market giants such as the Silk Road, AlphaBay, Hansa and Outlaw, there are ongoing speculations as to what is...

Emerging Darknet Site Offers Zero-Day Exploits

The Dark Web has long been involved in illicit trade: drugs, fake documents, stolen credit cards -- anything that one can’t legally purchase from...
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USPIS Looking for “Analyst” to Investigate Darknet Markets

The US Postal Inspection Service (USPIS) has been working towards establishing a dominant presence in the war against cybercrime on darknet markets.

Monero Market Went Offline Until January Next Year

Recently, Monero Market went offline. The Monero Market is a dark net marketplace where transactions are conducted exclusively through Monero (XMR). Fortunately, Monero Market is set to return in January, 2017 according to its representatives. Monero is an open source crypto currency that was officially unveiled on 18 April 2014 as BitMonero.

USMS Held Its Final Auction Of Bitcoins Seized From Silk Road

The U.S. Marshals Service held the fourth and final auction of the confiscated bitcoins from the Silk Road investigation.The government service has auctioned the...

New Charges Filed Against Former Silk Road Agent

Former Secret Service agent Shaun Bridges has pleaded guilty to new charges related to a Bitcoin heist amounting to 1606 BTC (roughly $6.5 million...
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Tochka Market Announced Vendor Verification

Tochka, one of the most popular dark web markets, has earned a strong number of customers and sellers in a short span of time.Originally...
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Olympus Market Update 0.8.24

Olympus Market was initially built to become the most intuitive and friendly market on the dark web.The launch of the site was intended to...

Infiltrating And Busting Darknet Markets

There are some techniques law enforcers use to infiltrate darknet markets.Though the most concealed networks can’t be unearthed with a basic Google search, there...

Popular Darknet Market AlphaBay is Currently Offline

The cliché used to be “thieves maintain honesty among themselves.” However, this may not always prove to be true today.The hot news going around...

DDoS Attacks Continue To Plague Darknet Markets

The last week brought confirmation that the Agora online marketplace’s recent downtime has been due to a DDoS attack.It joins the long list of...

The Sanctuary Market Hacked by Cipher0007

The Sanctuary Market was attacked by an underground hacker nicknamed “Cipher0007,” who utilized a SQL injection flaw to compromise the site’s database.

Robot Buys Ecstasy On The Darknet, All In The Name Of Art

Modern art these days comes in a wide variety of forms, each one more and more unlikely, yet a group of artists in Switzerland...

Judge Will Rule In February On Silk Road Moderator’s US Extradition

The Ireland High Court will rule in February, 2016 on the United States extradition request of Gary Davis, a Co Wicklow man whom it claims was a moderator of the Silk Road marketplace which dealt in illegal drugs. It’s alleged as part of his responsibility, Mr. Gary used to deal with questions from the website’s users, and he re-organized stuff that could be bought on the site into different categories.

Darknet Markets: Frontier Of “Cognitive Liberty”

It’s a human right to be able to use psychedelic drugs. These are the words of a respected lawyer and a top lecturer at a...

U.S. & European Authorities Bring Down xDedic Marketplace

The United States Federal Bureau of Investigation, working alongside law enforcement organizations from several countries in Europe, announced this week that they have officially...

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