Tags Silk Road

New Zealand freezes $90 million connected to accused bitcoin launderer Alexander Vinnik

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

Alexander Vinnik was extradited to France from Greece following an international standoff.

Alleged Silk Road employee extradited from Ireland to U.S.

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 years ago

Silk Road shuttered in October 2013 after a high-profile FBI investigation ended with the arrest of Ross Ulbricht who is now serving a double life sentence in American prison.

AlphaBay shut down by law enforcement raids across three countries

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 years ago

Law enforcement raids and arrests in the United States, Canada, and Thailand targeted a Canadian citizen thought to be the leader of AlphaBay.

How AlphaBay has quietly become the king of dark web marketplaces

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 years ago

Malware-as-a-service, illicit goods, cryptocurrency manipulation — How has AlphaBay managed to survive and become the Amazon.com of the dark web?

Dark net markets moving to adopt bug bounty programs

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 4 years ago

Criminals and dark net proprietors are adopting an industry norm in the search for better security. But will it actually help?

Dark web crooks wage an easy and profitable phishing scheme on Wikipedia

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 4 years ago

A simple little cyber hustle targeting Wikipedia yields a nice reward for dark net crooks who without requiring very much effort at all.

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