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Suspect Calls ‘Black Death’ Kidnapping a Publicity Stunt

Lukasz Herba, the Polish man accused of kidnapping an Instagram ‘model’ to auction on the darknet, told officials that the model had planned the so-called “kidnapping” to further her career. The model, Chloe Ayling, had accused Herba and his brother of luring her to a fake photoshoot in Milan, kidnapping her, and attempting to auction her on the darknet several ... Read More »

Detection of Malicious or Black IP Addresses Via Analysis of Daily Darknet Traffic

The world has recently began to recognize the significance and dangerous impact of various forms of network vulnerabilities. Moreover, cybercriminals can exploit these vulnerabilities to phish sensitive and private information from the machines of vulnerable web users. As such, researchers have recently began to thoroughly study how countermeasures can be created to solve various network vulnerability issues. A recently published ... Read More »

Black Death Group Kidnapping Case is a Publicity “Sham”

Chloe Ayling, the model kidnapped by alleged operatives of a darknet human trafficking ring, recently announced a book “exposing every detail of the ordeal.” She signed the book deal as hastily as she fired her modelling agent to replace him with a celebrity speaking agent. Given the few details provided by Ayling, combined with the seemingly contradictory ones provided by ... Read More »

Cuba’s Digital Black Markets

Cuba is an island nation where less than 5% of the people living there have internet access. The country is one of the last Marxist-Leninist states in the world. The Cuban government does not allow complete unfettered access to the open internet, and like in many other countries around the world, such as China, many sites are blocked or censored ... Read More »

Top Exploits and Hacks Debuted at Black Hat and DEFCON This Year

Every July hackers from around the globe descend on Las Vegas, Nevada for a week of hacker conferences which includes Black Hat USA, DEFCON, and BSides Las Vegas. The annual week of hacker conferences brings security researchers who present their latest findings on computer vulnerabilities and exploits. 2017 marked the 25th DEFCON, which has been held in Las Vegas every ... Read More »

Indian Government is Preparing to Fight Digital Black Economy Involving Bitcoin

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government devised one of the country’s worst financial catastrophes to date, as the general population struggle to finance daily living amid severe shortage of cash. The Indian government’s demonetization of two most widely used banknotes and confiscation of gold has pushed people to search for alternative stores of value like bitcoin. However, mainstream media reports ... Read More »

Drama: Black Hat Hackers Hack Each Other

The hacker called “Peace” or “Peace_of_Mind” has breached one of his rivals’, website. Peace was known for selling stolen data dumps from sites, such as VK.com, Tumblr, Yahoo, LinkedIn, Fling.com, and the Linux Mint forums. The hacker is known on dark net sites like (currently defunct) TheRealDeal marketplace and the Hell Forum where he is one of the key members. ... Read More »

Darkleaks: Black Market for Secrets

 As it was originally published on medium.com: Sell and buy information anonymously Darkleaks is a decentralised blackmarket where you can sell information. It has a mechanism for trustless authentication of documents that are being sold through a novel cryptographic mechanism. The authentication is fair, provably fair. Before paying for the file, a random selection of segments are released chosen by ... Read More »

Russia Emerging Black Market For Bitcoin

It has been clear that a black market for unregulated bitcoin would soon exist. Black markets emerge to serve the needs of human beings that don’t comply with governmental regulations. 2014 could be called the year of bitcoin regulation. Governments around the world have starting working towards, and even implementing regulation. The regulation is not just hot air as there ... Read More »

Bitcoin’s Black Market Promise In Argentina

Argentina, is a South American country, with a very troubled financial past. The country defaults about every 10 years and their currency is constantly printed into oblivion. Argentinians have coped with its countries difficulties by looking to the black market for solutions. Argentina’s Central Bank has capital controls on the US dollar, among other currencies but that doesn’t stop a ... Read More »

Black market Reloaded Forum Seized In Iran

Put the Silk Road Drama Aside For a minute, it seems that the Black market reloaded forums – the only remains from Black market reloaded the marketplace who was shut down near the end of 2013, was seized by the Iranian police (i had no idea you can host a website in Iran):   Its pretty easy to assume its ... Read More »

Black Market Reloaded: Another Weapon Dealer Got Busted

We saw one previous bust of a weapon vendor from black market reloaded marketplace a few month ago, and now its seems that another vendor got busted. it also appears from the article that BMR is being watched closely by the FBI (in case you had your doubts about that): —– HAMPTON — A Hampton man is facing charges that ... Read More »

Black Markets Warning: Serious Health Issue – Fake/Counterfeit Pharmaceuticals Being Sold!

As was posted in more than one reddit thread:  “by degenerate vendors – fake Adderall (Pink AD 30 Shire knockoff), fake percocet (Endo 10mg knockoff), fake hydrocodone (Watson 853 yellow knockoff)”   Readdit post: “Current vendor names: meandmypills, unknownseller, pepperidgefarm, Pharmington Rex, Cimicon, And any other selling the same pills. They are indeed scammers selling fake pills. They have accounts ... Read More »

Project Black Flag Waves the White Flag

“Well mates, I’m saddened to say goodbye…” These were the first, last words from the founder of Project: Black Flag, MettaDPR.  Project: Black Flag, a deepweb online marketplace, was reminiscent of the drug bazaar, Silk Road.  At this time, Project: Black Flag has raised the white flag.  The new Dread Pirate Roberts has uttered, “Abandon ship.” However, in the act ... Read More »

Online competition for black market going strong

Within the past few weeks, illegal contraband sales have increased by over 700 percent, depending on the source. After notorious Silk Road was forced to close their doors by the U.S. government earlier this year, the other seven competitors realized an immediate surge in sales. Not a small market, Silk Road’s purported 12,000 users are being snapped up by Black ... Read More »