Drugs, not malware, are the most popular items sold on dark web markets.
This action only is the latest in a steady international campaign aimed at rooting out dark web markets.
The sentencing judge described Grant West as “a one-man cybercrime wave.”
Lesser-known cryptocurrencies like Monero, Dash and ZCash are all the rage in the criminal underground.
A three-week long wave of cyberattacks against several popular dark web marketplaces has left the notorious underground e-commerce economy drenched in uncertainty.
Sophisticated criminal operations have strategic vision and perhaps even insider help.