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Justice Department announces shutdown of AlphaBay, Hansa dark markets

by Ryan Johnston • 3 months ago

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

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 months ago

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

Tor's ex-director: 'The criminal use of Tor has become overwhelming'

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 5 months ago

"I think 95 percent of what we see on the onion sites and other dark nets is just criminal activity."

Tor-developed smartphone app will detect internet censorship and surveillance

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 8 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 • 9 months 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 • 9 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.

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