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FBI Raid In New Orleans – Onymous Related

This article is another piece in the Operation Onymous articles series The New Orleans Advocate reports that the FBI raidede a home at Marigny as part of the global crackdown on the dark net markets – Operation Onymous: FBI agents raided a New Orleans home this week as part of an international crackdown on the so-called “Dark Web” — anonymous, ... Read More »

NCR Announces Bitcoin Integration into Small Business POS Software

Imagine going to your favorite food truck and ordering a burrito or some garlic noodles. And imagine that this particular food truck has an iPad with point-of-sale software for you to use. You look at the screen, confirm your order and press Pay Now. The screen then shows your payments options: Cash, Credit/Debit card, Paypal, Apple Pay, Google Wallet, and ... Read More »

Research & News in Tor, Privacy, & Security – Nov 11th, 2014

Tor Research The Open Observatory of Network Interference (OONI) is currently studying reachability of bridges in countries that impose censorship. They are also studying how effective these countries are at preventing the use of pluggable transports. They are performing several tests. First is a Bridge reachability measurement, which attempts to build a Tor circuit to the bridge being tested. Next ... Read More »

Weekly Bitcoin Update – 11-10-14

Providing the week’s biggest Bitcoin stories from around the web Up in Flames A bitcoin mining facility in Thailand caught fire this past month. Kabir Chibber of Quartz writes that the loss of the five-megawatt operation actually disrupted the entire bitcoin network. While the cause of the fire has yet to have been confirmed, Gizmodo has offered the possibility that ... Read More »

Bitcoin Price Update Nov-9, 2014

This week was bullish in terms of Bitcoin price activity, especially when compared to the downward trajectory of last week’s Bitcoin price activity. Throughout the course of this week, the price managed to climb out of the mid $320s and hit the $340s. Additionally, the Bitcoin price also entered the $350s for a brief period of time. Overall, the price ... Read More »

129 Of the Seized “.Onion” Domains Were at a Single Bulgarian Hosting

Previous posts available at the Silk Road 2 Bust Tag (Operation #Onymous) According to a press release by the Bulgarian National security  agency – (crappy google translate) The investigation in the Bulgarian Internet space have been identified and suspended 129 hidden websites offering multiple services in TOR network, including the distribution of sexual abuse of children, distribution profiles payment platforms, ... Read More »

NCA: “We have Taken down 400 Dark Net Sites”

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 ————— Update: Far from the original number of 414 seized hidden services and lower even than the number 27 provided to the New York Times, the FBI told Forbes ... Read More »

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 »