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Darknet Heroes League Marketplace Bans the Sale of Fentanyl

According to various news outlets, the death toll related to fentanyl overdose has risen dramatically over the past two years. In Philadelphia alone, a 632% increase in deaths were attributed to the potent opioid, as well as some of the more potent analogs, as recorded by both the CDC and law enforcement. There is an unfortunate connection between fentanyl-related overdoses ... Read More »

German DNM Vendor Arrested For Selling Glock to Munich Shooter

In the investigation following the Munich shooting where David Ali Sonboly killed 9 people, German police discovered that the 18-year-old had purchased the weapon from a vendor on the deepweb. Nearly a month after the shooting spree, the Bavarian state police have reportedly caught the person behind the transaction. On July 27th, Holger Muench, head of Germany’s Federal Police, told ... Read More »

Drug Sales on Darknet Markets Have Tripled Since the Silk Road Bust

The government’s push to take down the original Silk Road was motivated by several factors but one in particular was especially interesting. Congress wanted to cut off online drug trade before the industry could grow became a trend. But according to research, the exact opposite has happened. Deepweb drug sales have since tripled. According to a study conducted by Judith ... Read More »

DEAR ABBY – A Review of (REAL) Darknet Antics

Recently, it seems that the darknet and it’s users has gotten pretty lax. Vendors are being arrested left and right. Customers are having packages seized and their houses raided. It is human nature to become comfortable. In this world, you cannot become comfortable. Below are a few, real encounters from various forums around the darknet. All of these arrests have ... Read More »

Munich Gunman Got Weapon From Darknet

According several German news outlets, the 9mm Glock 17 that David S. used on Friday evening to kill himself and nine others in Munich was a reactivated theater weapon. This information comes from the president of the Bavarian Office of Criminal Investigation (LKA), Robert Heimberger, on a Sunday press conference. The conversion of the weapon from non-functioning to being a ... Read More »

India Investigating the First Known Domestic Darknet Vendor

While much of the world had gotten caught up with the new wave of digital currency, India had fallen far behind. This may soon change as Indian officials start their investigation into at least two separate syndicates that have ties to the dark net market. The focus is on vendors who are currently operating inside India’s borders. This is a ... Read More »

Sweden’s Largest Darknet Vendor Busted by Authorities

When it comes to drugs on the deepweb, both buyers and sellers share a similar concern: shipping. It’s the part of the exchange that likely takes place in the hands of government postal agencies and, if you’re shipping across borders, your country’s ever intrusive customs agency. Packages in the mail are what ultimately lead to the demise of Erkran, Sweden’s ... Read More »

How Police Infiltrated a Darknet Forum to Hunt Down Pedophiles

In 2015, we wrote about how a taskforce known as Argos, started focusing on hunting down pedophiles on the deepweb. Argos was not entirely composed of police officers – among the employed were IT specialists, hackers, and detectives. The agents had had to see thousands and thousands of what the head of Argos, Jon Rouse, describes as absolutely unbelievable, horrifying ... Read More »

German TV show gets scammed trying to buy an AK47 on the DarkNet

It was supposed to be a great story about terrorism, uncertainty and the evils of the DarkNet. The title of German TV Show #Beckmann “Fear of terror – how endangered is Germany?” already gave a hint where it was heading. Channel ARD’s production aimed to scare its viewers creating an atmosphere of angst. Security experts proclaimed the amazing conclusion that it’s ... Read More »

DarkNet Video News Roundup: 23/4/16

This Week’s post from Dark Net News YourTube channel – Where you could find a weekly video aggregation of all the featured news of the past week. The headlines for this week are: Judge Rules Warrant Used in PlayPen Investigation Not Valid Chinese National Sentence to 16 Years for Buying Ricin on Dark Net Dark Web Ricin Case: Judge Rejected ... Read More »

DarkNet Video News Roundup: 19/4/16

This Week’s post from Dark Net News YourTube channel – Where you could find a weekly video aggregation of all the featured news of the past week. The headlines for this week are: Judge didn’t know couple ran Tor node OnionScan Tests The Anonymity Of Dark Net Domains More Arrests In The Playpen Case Senate Bill To Backdoor US Encryption ... Read More »

DarkNet Video News Roundup: 10/4/16

This Week’s post from Dark Net News YourTube channel – Where you could find a weekly video aggregation of all the featured news of the past week. The headlines for this week are: Note from the publisher: DarkNet News this week is a little short, I’ve had a few requests to shorten the stories, as they were getting a bit ... Read More »

IP Doxx: 7 DarkNet Markets Phishing Clones Exposed

One of the dark net plagues are phishing sites, mostly clones who mirror the markets on the fly while replacing deposit addresses as a way to steal bitcoins. There are several of them even cloning DeepDotWeb’s onion site and replacing market addresses with their own cloner sites, Today, several of them were doxxed and their real IP revealed, so i ... Read More »