Bitcoin Trader Admitted To Selling Drugs On Darknet Markets

Two Irishmen, a bitcoin trader and a film technician, have pleaded guilty for darknet markets related drug charges. The pair had been selling drugs on the darknet markets, Silk Road and Agora and was in possession of €143,000 worth of illegal drugs at a raid conducted by the gardai (the police force of Ireland) in south Dublin in October 2014.
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Darknet Heroes League No Longer Allows the Sale of Fentanyl

Anybody can buy a product listed on the darknet marketplace. This is despite that a majority of the products listed in these online black...
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University Lecturer and Ph.D Student Engage Darknet Users in AMA Session

A senior criminology lecturer at Macquarie University, along with a Ph.D student at Université de Montréal, engaged Reddit users in an AMA session with...

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...

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.

Silk Road Vs. AlphaBay: Before, During & After Seizure

Before the seizure of AlphaBay and Silk Road by authorities, the two darknet markets—though operating years apart from one another—were the big thing at...

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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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...

Things You Wanted To Know About Cryptomarkets

Monica Barratt and Judith Aldridge are the two proficient researchers who are responsible for the insightful publication on darknet markets.Academically termed “cryptomarkets,” these anonymous...

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...

Hacked Accounts for Internet Hotspot Access Being Sold on Darknet Markets

Hacked Xfinity account details are being sold on darknet markets for as little as $5 worth of bitcoin.

xDedic Marketplace Infamous for Selling Access to Hacked Servers

The xDedic marketplace now has over 85,000 hacked RDP servers listed for sale or purchase for an average price of $6.
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Popular Darknet Markets Back Online After DDoS Attacks

For a period of about a month, darknet markets have experienced a significant shutdown following a string of DDoS attacks.This has subsequently raised many...

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...
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Alleged Dream Market Moderator Trial Rescheduled for Mid-January

Update: Gal Vallerius has been sentenced to 20 years in prison. Coverage here.Gal Vallerius, a suspected darknet market moderator on Dream Market who goes...
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Odyssey Market Hacked

There is one thing you have to be aware of when you decide to participate in the darknet—it is not uncommon to get hacked,...
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Reddit User HugBunter Checks Security of Darknet Markets

As is generally known, the darknet is a hidden network that can be accessed through specific configurations, software and authorization.The darknet does include a...

Oasis Market Gone Offline, Possible Exit Scam

While users are still reeling over the possible recent exit scam performed by the Oasis Market, Monero appears to be the biggest loser as it has lost not only its chance at setting a strong foothold in the world of darknet markets, but also any traction it had gained.

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...

Authorities To Plan A Crackdown On Darknet Markets

Law enforcement officials from Australia, Europe and US met last month in Netherlands to plan a global crackdown on darknet markets that deal in...

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