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Old Cannbis road Seized, FBI raided a home in West Haven

Keep checking the other posts in this chain of event at: Silk Road 2 Bust Tag The story is ongoing and the posts are being updated as we learn more details As operation Onymous Continue and after the busts of along with Silk road 2 , Hydra Market, Cloud 9 Market, and the OLD cannabis road forums,  now the old ... Read More »

Cannbis Road Forums Seized

Read the previous posts in this chain of event at: Silk Road 2 Bust Tag No doubt that the 6th of November 2014 will be remembered as one the darkest days in the Dark Net Markets history (the irony)  This is the 4th Darknet site to be taken down today – along with Silk road 2 , Hydra Market, Cloud ... Read More »

Multiple Market Takedown: Hydra & Cloud 9 Marketplace Seized

All new posts regarding this ongoing case will be in this Silk Road 2 bust Tag Along with the Seized Silk Road 2 market – Another 2 Markets were confirmed as seized – Hydra & Cloud 9 Marketplaces: Cloud 9 admin, missy76  seems to free,  as she logged into Reddit and posted a message confirming that one of her servers ... Read More »

Official: Silk Road 2.0 Admin Charged in Manhattan Federal Court

See all the posts related to this ongoing case –  Silk road Bust Tag A press release was just posted on Fbi.gov: Details on Silk Road 2.0, including the arrest of Blake Benthall in San Francisco by FBI agents http://t.co/9vYf8E6Aa0 — FBI New York (@NewYorkFBI) November 6, 2014 Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New ... Read More »

Silk Road 2 Seized! (Multiple Markets Seized)

This post is being updated constantly as this case unfolds – check back for updates. All new posts will be in this : Silk Road 2 bust Tag Update 3: Cannabis Road forums seized Update 2: Multiple Market Takedown: Hydra & Cloud 9 Marketplace Seized Update: Official: Silk Road 2.0 Admin Charged in Manhattan Federal Court  Operator of Silk Road 2.0, ... Read More »

Operation Onymous: Darknet Related Bust In Ireland

Update 2:  Busts confirmed – Silk Road 2 seized And other markets seized -See all the posts related to this ongoing case –  Silk road Bust Tag Update: Trying to verify the connection to several markets being down at this time Its is not yet clear who is the vendor that was arrested but it was just published in irte.ie ... Read More »

CEX.IO Offers Darkcoin Trading

The recent Moolah/Mintpal case has seen the altcoin community ramp up their search for secure and stable exchanges. Whilst some standard exchanges continue to function an all too often overlooked alternative is cex.io which acts not just as a cloud mining provider, as many associate it with, but also as an exchange. It includes a number of useful trading pairs, ... Read More »

Bitcoin Price Update Nov-2, 2014

This last week was a decidedly bearish one on the Bitcoin markets. The Bitcoin price bump that came as a result of excitement over the BearWhale has completely exited the market, and the downtrend has been firmly reestablished. The price fell from $347 at the beginning of the week to $326 and the end of the week—making for an overall ... Read More »

Bitcoin News Roundup – November 2nd, 2014

The week’s biggest bitcoin stories from around the web Prominent Figures Jon Matonis, the Executive Director of the Bitcoin Foundation, resigned on Oct. 31st.. Sydney Ember of The New York Times reports that while Matonis, one of the foundation’s founding board members, will remain with the board until Dec. 31st. Matonis was named executive director in July 2013 and spoke ... Read More »

Research & News in Tor, Privacy & Security – Nov 1st, 2014

News – Tor On Friday, Facebook announced that they were going to begin offering a hidden service to Tor users, at facebookcorewwwi.onion.top. The company intends to use SSL along with Tor, so users can still verify that the website is legitimate. Alec Muffett, a software engineer with Facebook’s security infrastructure group, stated that “Facebook’s onion address provides a way to ... Read More »

Introducing: DeepDotWeb’s Discussion Forum

After considering this idea for a long time and as an answer to the many requests we received – we have decided to add a discussion forum section to the site (yes, the style will be changed as soon as something nice will be found), with the main goal of providing an independent and free for all platform to be ... Read More »

Senator Schumer: Calls for Renewed Crackdown on Dark Net Markets

As it was published in a press release: SCHUMER: IN RESPONSE TO NEW INVESTIGATION THAT FINDS ILLEGAL, ONLINE DRUG MARKET IS THRIVING & INFILTRATING LONG ISLAND, SCHUMER CALLS FOR TOP TO BOTTOM DEPT. OF JUSTICE REVIEW OF HOW ‘DARK WEB’ DRUG SALES CONTINUE TO GROW – ALSO VOWS INCREASED FUNDING TO BETTER TARGET CYBER DRUG DEALERS According to Report, Long ... Read More »

Research and News in Tor, Privacy, and Security – October 26th, 2014

Tor Recent Research Alex Biryukov and Ivan Pustogarov at the University of Luxembourg published a research paper titled, “Bitcoin over Tor isn’t a good idea.” The paper discusses possible security risks when using Bitcoin through Tor, and how these risks could possibly be countered. Bitcoin’s reputation system, designed to heighten security, includes protection against DoS attacks. If an attacker were ... Read More »

Bitcoin Price Update Oct. 26th, 2014

The week of October 25, 2014, saw some sudden and unexpected drops in the Bitcoin price. After last week’s bullish activities, the markets cooled off during the first half of the week — with the Bitcoin price leveling out — and then suddenly entered a bearish decline in the last few days of the week. During this week, the price ... Read More »

Weekly Bitcoin News Report – Oct. 26th, 2014

Providing the top Bitcoin news stories from around the web A well-renowned author, known for his writings on international money laundering and the pharmaceutical industry, has turned his attention to Bitcoin. Chris Matthews of Fortune writes that Jeffrey Robinson, in his new book Bit Coin: The Naked Truth About Bitcoin, argues that the cryptocurrency will end up being nothing more ... Read More »