Reddit Bans Subreddits Dedicated to Dark Web Drug Markets and Selling Guns
Reddit announced new changes to its content policy, which led to the end of r/DarkNetMarkets and other communities dedicated to discussing potentially illegal activities.
Meet the Hacker Who Busts Child Pornographers on the Dark Net
Einar Otto Stangvik talks with us about online child pornography, self-developed hacking tools, the police who ran the abusive sites—and why he comes up with the best ideas while dreaming.
An Elaborate Darknet Phishing Scam Is the Top Google Result for Basic Bitcoin Tutorials
“This is probably the best phishing scam I’ve ever seen.”
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Police Can Hurt Dark Net Drug Rings by Leaving Dealers Bad Reviews, Study Suggests
A seller's reputation goes a long way on the dark net.
Wikipedians Want to Put Wikipedia on the Dark Web
They're concerned about more than just surveillance.
Someone Accessed Silk Road Operator’s Account While Ross Ulbricht Was in Jail
Six weeks after Ross Ulbricht was arrested for running the Silk Road drug market, someone logged in as 'Dread Pirate Roberts.'
Meet the Retiree Who Sells Magic Mushroom Chocolates on the Darknet
“We only started selling on the Darknet markets to help supplement our pensions.”
FBI: We Shut Down the Worst Part of a Child Porn Site Before Our Sting Operation
In February 2015, the FBI took control of a child pornography site, and ran it from a government server. But an FBI agent says they did close one of the most egregious sections straight away.
How a Hacker Can Steal Monero, a Cryptocurrency More Anonymous Than Bitcoin
Thankfully, the issue's been fixed for most users.
Someone Is Selling Cracked Bitcoin Forum Passwords
A daily reminder to change your passwords.
How to Make a Play About Technology as Human as Possible
'Darknet' opens this week at London's Southwark Playhouse. Playwright Rose Lewenstein and director Russell Bender discuss their creative process.
Why Aren’t Illegal Wildlife Traders Using the Dark Web?
Unlike those who trade in narcotics, wildlife trackers are sticking to surface sites like Craigslist.