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The State Of Texas Is Selling Personal Information of Citizens

We all know that cybercrime including identity theft has flooded the world these last few years. The ever-advancing technology has created rooms for internet crime which is costing many people their money as well as personal information. A recent study revealed that 1 out of every 16 U.S. adults has been a victim of identity theft. Now a much bizarre ... Read More »

Dutch Darknet Grenade Buyer Freed for Personal Reasons

In April 2017, a 37-year-old man from Leek had ordered numerous explosive devices on the darknet. The news only surfaced three months later at the suspect’s first court appearance. The court believed sufficient evidence existed to continue to hold the man until his sentencing hearing in December. However, at a September court appearance, the court allowed the man to leave ... Read More »

Personal Data Of 3.7 Million Voters Stolen In Hong Kong

At the end of March, two computers were reported as stolen, which contained the personal data of 3.7 million voters in Hong Kong. The Registration and Electoral Office (REO) confirmed on the evening of March 27 that they lost two computers containing the personal data of all 3.7 million registered voters in the city. The devices were stored in a ... Read More »

Two Belarussians Scammed In Personal Bitcoin Exchange

Two Belarussians who conducted a bitcoin exchange personally with a third person were scammed with 397,000 Euros. The two Belarussian citizens agreed to exchange their 500 BTC for 400,000 Euros in a pub named Lario located in Como, Italy. The bar was just in the city center where the two sellers and a third person met on Monday. When they ... Read More »

Hacker Leaks Personal Details Of 5400 Spanish Police Officers

A hacker associated with Anonymous leaks a data dump, which appears to contain the personal details of around 5,400 members of the Spanish Police. The released information contains full names, email addresses, hashed passwords and national ID numbers. A police investigation just started about the case since a cybercriminal had successfully breached the website of Mutual Social Security Police (mupol.es). ... Read More »

Top Aberdeen Banker Fined For Selling Personal Details On The Dark Web

Aditya Rajiv (28), a former top banking consultant in Aberdeen, was fined £4,200 for selling the bank account numbers and sort codes of two persons on the dark web. The man was also charged with stealing around £7,500 from pensioners while working for the Royal Bank of Scotland in Aberdeen, however, Rajiv was completely cleared on that case. Regarding his ... Read More »

FCC: ISPs To Get Customer’s Permission Before Sharing Their Personal Info

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler recently announced a proposal to “give broadband consumers increased choice, transparency & security with respect to their data”. “The information collected by the phone company about your telephone usage has long been protected information. Regulations of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) limit your phone company’s ability to repurpose and resell what it learns about your phone ... Read More »

Intel Source – Personal Communications By Phone #2

Read the other parts once published in the IntelPhone Tag Cellphones as a source of information for target movement. Whether or not your phone has ‘smart’ features, it has to send and receive information via the nearest cell tower; whether its making a call or just ‘pinging’ the tower to confirm that it still has service, every single time you ... Read More »

Intel Source – Personal Communications By Phone #1

Things have definitely changed as far as intelligence and information sources for the cops and intel officers of yesteryear. It doesn’t seem like too long ago that a cell phone was out of reach of anyone but serious corporate types, and everyone still had a landline. Landline or cell, you had a billed, postpaid service which was very much tied ... Read More »

Personal Experience: Part 7 – Persistent Volumes

This a post in series of posts describing a personal experience from learning about the DNM’s to becoming a vendor – all the parts of this series will be available to here: ExperienceTag TAILS is a versatile piece of software with many features and uses. It’s hard to imagine all of the functionality of a completely anonymous operating system being ... Read More »

Personal Experience: Part 5 – Marketplaces

This a post in series of posts describing a personal experience from learning about the DNM’s to becoming a vendor – all the parts of this series will be available to here: ExperienceTag Grandi pointed me towards two different Darknet marketplaces to check out: Agora Marketplace and The Marketplace. Agora is on the TOR network and The Marketplace is on ... Read More »

Personal Experience: Part 4 – Bitcoin

This a post in series of posts describing a personal experience from learning about the DNM’s to becoming a vendor – all the parts of this series will be available to here: ExperienceTag Bitcoin (BTC) is a decentralized digital currency used to make digital and physical purchases. There are a wide variety of goods and services offered in exchange for ... Read More »

Site Doxx’es Judge of Silk Road Case – Calls To “Swat” Her

Update 26.10.14: Added comment from freeross.org: We strongly condemn the outrageous threats to Judge Forrest And the worst idea award for 2014 goes to the anonymous poster who created a page on (one of the) the Hidden Wiki(s), containing a full doxx (all personal details) of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York judge Katherine B. ... Read More »

Personal Experience: Part 3 – PGP

This a post in series of posts describing a personal experience from learning about the DNM’s to becoming a vendor – all the parts of this series will be available to here: ExperienceTag Part 3: Before today I had never sent an encrypted email. It was relatively easy to get started, especially with the built-in tools that TAILS comes with. ... Read More »