Tor launches official anonymous Android browser
Although there has long been a slate of third-party mobile Tor apps, the official app is now slated to be released in early 2019.
Alleged Silk Road employee extradited from Ireland to U.S.
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.
German police raid cyber-privacy groups
On June 20, German police raided homes and offices for the group Zwiebelfreunde (translated as Onion Friends), an organization affiliated with the Torservers.net group, which runs servers for the Tor anonymity network.
Brave browser adds private tabs with Tor for 'enhanced privacy protection'
Launched in 2016, Brave itself is a niche open-source browser with ambitious and sometimes unique goals, including blocking ads while still paying content creators directly from users themselves.
Justice Department announces shutdown of AlphaBay, Hansa dark markets
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the shutdown of AlphaBay and Hansa in a Thursday press conference.
AlphaBay shut down by law enforcement raids across three countries
Law enforcement raids and arrests in the United States, Canada, and Thailand targeted a Canadian citizen thought to be the leader of AlphaBay.