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Europol Informed the AFP of 150 Local Hansa Vendors

Not dissimilar to the days after Operation Hyperion peaked, the Australian Federal Police received “a trove” of information on darknet users after the takedown of Alphabay and Hansa Marketplaces. According to a report from ABC Australia, the AFP collected data on roughly 150 darknet vendors. Alana Maurushat of the University of NSW said that if the police wanted to go ... Read More »

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A Globally Coordinated Operation Just Took Down Alphabay and Hansa

On July 20, “after a globally coordinated operation” between law enforcement agencies worldwide, the United States Department of Justice announced the takedown of Alphabay and Hansa marketplace. Other countries involved in the takedown held their own press events, and one announcement in particular came with an unexpected twist. Dutch law enforcement, unaware to much of the world, took control of ... Read More »

Vendor Lists 100 Million Youku Accounts on Hansa

An entire database from Youku Inc., thanks to an entity known as CosmicDark, landed on the HANSA darknet marketplace for only $300. The database contained usernames and passwords for Youku, one of the largest digital entertainment companies in China. CosmicDark listed 100,759,591 separate accounts and provided a significant number of sample entries for the skeptics. CosmicDark is less of a ... Read More »

Tutorial: How To Buy From the Hansa Market?

Today we want to show you how to use the Hansa Market, which uses a system that ensures that no funds are lost in the case the market is shut down, making exit scams highly difficult. It uses a mandatory multi-signature wallet for every transaction, meaning that the funds are never fully controlled by the market. You can choose between ... Read More »