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Australian Authorities: Rise In Organized Crime Is Due To The Increased Popularity Of Cryptocurrencies

Australia’s financial sector has experienced a major increase in organized crime. The country’s criminal intelligence agency reported that this rise is due to the growth of online banking systems and increased popularity of cryptocurrencies. Recently, the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) published a report, in which the agency stated that the expected damage of the money laundering and further financial ... Read More »

Silk Road Founder Ross Ulbricht Almost Ended Up In Jail Due To A Water Leak In 2011

Ross Ulbricht, the convicted administrator of the infamous Silk Road Marketplace, was almost arrested by law enforcement authorities thanks to a water leak in 2011. According to American Kingpin, a new book by Nick Bilton documenting the rise and fall of Silk Road, Ulbricht started cultivating hallucinogenic mushrooms in early 2011. His master plan was to grow and harvest the ... Read More »


German Gets Lesser Sentence Due To Active Addiction Treatment

The Marburg Magistrate Court sentenced a 34-year-old to two years of probation for ordering narcotics from the dark web. Since the suspect reported that he was addicted to drugs for a long time and actively took part in a therapy program, he received a lesser sentence from the judge. The prosecution charged the defendant with 10 drug-related charges. According to ... Read More »

Trust In Brands Lost Due To Cybercrime, Report Says

MarkMonitor, the global leader in online brand protection conducted a report about consumer trust and cybercrime. According to the research, 16 percent of Dutch consumers lose confidence in a brand that is involved in cybercrime. The report shows that 45 percent of the consumers in the Netherlands has already been a victim of cybercrime. Almost the third of the victims ... Read More »

Latest Arkansas Marijuana Proposal Rejected Due to Ambiguous Phrasing

A recent amendment to a proposal that would have allowed complete cannabis legalization, including distribution and sale, has been rejected by Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge. The proposed constitutional amendment for the 2018 ballot would allow residents to legally cultivate, produce, distribute, sell, possess, and use – according to a local news agency. The proposal mentions that only those who ... Read More »

FBI Claims Messages That Were Sent By ISIS Can’t Be Read Due To Encryption

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is still unable to decipher the 109 encrypted messages that were sent by the attackers who opened fire outside the Muhammad Art Exhibit in Garland, Texas, back in May. According to FBI Director James Comey, Elton Simpson (one of the attackers) exchanged the messages with an overseas terrorist from the Islamic State. Comey released this ... Read More »

Agora Marketplace Changes Url Due to Heartbleed SSL Bug

Update: Market is back up and running at the new url:  http://agorahooawayyfoe.onion.market/register/Gc2h4eoFAE Agora Marketplace was taken down by its admins due to the Heartbleed bug – to move it servers and change the sites url, if you try to browse the old site you will now get the below message, listing the new urls – they say that the site ... Read More »