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Tor-developed smartphone app will detect internet censorship and surveillance

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 months ago

As internet freedom declines, OONIProbe hopes to make censorship and surveillance more transparent than ever before.

Dark net markets moving to adopt bug bounty programs

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 months ago

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

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

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 months ago

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

After global FBI hacking operation, admin of dark web’s largest child porn site sentenced to 20 years

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 months ago

One piece of a controversial FBI hacking operation ends with a 20 year sentence for the accused.

How Tor and Signal can maintain the fight for freedom in Trump’s America

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 months ago

Add another layer to the 2017 guessing game: New legislation gives Donald Trump more direct control over internet freedom funding that produces and keeps projects like Tor and Signal alive. As an opponent of strong encryption, what will he do next?

International dark web FBI sting launched ‘to send a message’

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 5 months ago

A new global police operation against dark web marketplace users identified thousands of individuals last month, signaling unprecedented international cooperation between dozens of major law enforcement agencies across three continents. The operation was designed to spotlight law enforcement’s long arm extending into the digital underground.