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Internet

'Operation Hyperion' Targets Suspected Dark Web Users Around the World

The coordinated international law enforcement effort isn't as much a wide crackdown as it is a series of warning shots.
Joseph Cox
11.3.16
News

Dark Web Hacking Forum 'Hell’ Appears to Have New Owners

"Hell," the recent trading spot for millions of passwords and caches of stolen data, has apparently been traded itself.
Joseph Cox
4.7.16
Music

Tidal Accounts Are Being Sold for $1 on the Dark Web

But it seems even on the dark web, Jay Z's music streaming service isn't anywhere near as popular as Spotify.
Joseph Cox
10.22.15
uk

Surprise: Now-Illegal 'Legal Highs' Are Widely Available on the Dark Web

As governments crack down on "new psychoactive substances," their presence on the dark web is inevitable.
Joseph Cox
10.2.15
uk

Wannabe Intelligence Agent Claims Buying a Gun on the Dark Web Was 'Research'

He got caught by the same agency he said he wanted to apply to join.
Joseph Cox
9.11.15
short circuit

The Dark Web’s Biggest Marketplace Is Going on Hiatus

Agora admins say they plan to take the site offline while they work on a potential security issue.
Joseph Cox
8.26.15
Internet

Some Brazen Drug Marketplaces Are Operating on the Normal Web

No Tor required.
Joseph Cox
8.18.15
lies

A Dark Web Tale of DDoS Attacks, Phishing, and 'Deals With the Devil'

One episode of treachery and deceit in the soap opera of the deep web.
Joseph Cox
6.4.15
Internet

Dark Web Market Admins React to Silk Road Life Sentence

We spoke to admins of other dark web markets over encrypted chat.
Joseph Cox
6.1.15
Internet

Silk Road's Doctor Says He Never Heard of an Overdose Related to the Site

Dr. X writes that Dread Pirate Roberts was supportive of harm reduction efforts, even paying him to keep offering advice.
Joseph Cox
5.18.15
video

Meet the Unseen Workforce That Stitches Etsy Together

Samantha Close's documentary, "I am Handmade: Crafting in the Age of Computers," takes a deep look at the largely invisible world of Etsy workers.
Brian Merchant
4.17.15
Internet

Drinking Breast Milk From the Internet Is a Bad Idea

Why not to buy bodily fluids off a random stranger you met online.
Victoria Turk
3.24.15
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