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Louisiana DMV Hacked, Data for Sale on Dark Net

A hacker known as ‘NSA’ operating on “Therealdeal” dark net market is selling over a quarter million driver’s license records he obtained from hacking a database from the state of Louisiana. It’s said that the records mainly show crime, traffic offences and the like ranging from speeding, theft and murder. With ages from teenagers to seniors, the most common year ... Read More »

The Ups and Downs of Dark Net Markets

This article is here to make clear of the advantages and downsides of using dark net markets. We will be assessing the qualities and concerns to fairly judge how using a dark net market can be a good thing but also the various aspects to watch out for ­and what can potentially make using a dark net market a cause ... Read More »

Police Say Fentanyl Bust Has Ties To Dark Net

A major fentanyl distribution operation was busted up on Thursday in Connecticut. The operation is believed to have ties to the Dark Net. Connecticut police arrested nine people and took 2 ½ kilos of fentanyl, two kilos of MDMA, 50,000 counterfeit Xanax pills, 40 pounds of marijuana, two guns, and $500,000 in cold hard cash. Ongoing investigations have led police ... Read More »

Beaver: The Most “Honest” Dark Net Market Ever?

Four students from Carnegie Mellon, and MIT have written a paper entitled, “Beaver: A Decentralized Anonymous Marketplace with Secure Reputation.” The paper has come to many spotlights on cryptocurrencies this week. It tells tales of an advanced marketplace with the ultimate privacy in mind that’s main focus is reputations based on free market associations. They tell about how an anonymous ... Read More »

Encryption Talk at ‘Inside The Dark Net’ Conference

At the Inside Dark Web conference in New York City Thursday, an attorney who works for the U.S. Army and the CIA discussed plans to regulate encryption technologies. “State legislative response may be un-Constitutional, because it would place a burden on interstate commerce,” Alexander Urbelis, who works at Blackstone Law Group said. “So they may, in fact, be a way ... Read More »

Man Sentenced for Buying Firearms on Dark Net

Justin Moreira,22, was sentenced by Federal Court Judge F. Dennis Saylor, to 42 months in prison and three years of supervised release. In November 2015, Moreira plead guilty to three counts of being a felon in possession of ammunition and firearms. Moreira had a conviction in 2013 for possession of a controlled substance with the intent to distribute; which is ... Read More »

Derby Toyota Employee Busted ordering from Dark Net

A Derby Toyota employee was caught after drugs he bought on dark net were intercepted when they arrived at Heath row Airport. Adam Yates bought cocaine, ecstasy, and ketamine on the now defunct Silk Road and then sold them to a woman the court heard to be named Leah. 28 year old Yates’ attorney, Baz Bhattia, said his client was ... Read More »

Chinese National Sentence to 16 Years for Buying Ricin on Dark Net

Chinese national Cheng Le, who was living in New York City, attempted to order ricin through the dark net. Ricin is a highly potent and potentially fatal toxin with no known antidote. According to U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Preet Bharara, “In Le’s own words, established at trial, he was looking for simple and easy death ... Read More »

15 People Arrested in Norways Biggest Dark net Drug Bust

15 people were arrested in what Norway is calling their biggest drug bust ever to target dark net. The case originated in the FBI’s  2013 closure of Silk Road. American authorities were able to access a list of sellers and clients names. Among the names were hundreds of Norwegian traders who operated on Silk Road. The operators also traded under ... Read More »

OnionScan Tests The Anonymity Of Dark Net Domains

Security researcher Sarah Jamie Lewis developed and released a software called ”OnionScan”, which ”lets you scan it automatically for common vulnerabilities and errors that can de-anonymize the owner or users.” When Lewis first discovered the dark web, she started looking at the current dark net markets and found out that most of these websites are quite vulnerable. However, the point ... Read More »

Dutch Vendors Scoring On Dark Net Market Deals

This post is a bit old and was forgotten in queue – but still relevant: According to the Public Prosecutor, who made this announcement at an international cybercrime consultation in Noordwijk, there are plenty of Dutch vendors on dark net markets, one of the marketplaces, about 10 percent of the deals were made by Dutch sellers. If the statistics are ... Read More »

Introducing Dark Webb – A Dark Net Technothriller

By Harry Dayle (Author) – Technology has always been a huge part of my life. When I was ten I got my first computer — a Sinclair ZX81 (Timex 1000 in the US). I’ve never been far from a keyboard since, which is handy, because in my day job I am an author. Like many nerds, when I heard about ... Read More »

Chinese State Hackers open up shop on Dark Net

China’s cyber spies have been found to be running private marketplaces on Dark Net. Ed Alexander, The Chief Information Security Officer for a California-based company, DBI found out earlier this week. In a phone interview, Alexander said these private markets are where many of China’s state sponsored hackers do their side work and sell stolen data to the highest bidders. ... Read More »