Silk Road

dark web

Alleged Dark Web Kingpin Doxed Himself With His Personal Hotmail Address

Feds say alleged AlphaBay operator Alexandre Cazes welcomed users to the dark web drug market with a message that included the email address "Pimp_Alex_91@hotmail.com."
Joseph Cox
7.20.17
hackers

Ross Ulbricht Defense Fund Makes Juicy Target for Hackers

According to Free Ross, the hacker didn't manage to pinch any funds, though.
Joseph Cox
1.9.17
Drugs

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.'
Jason Koebler
12.2.16
crime

New Details Suggest Rogue Government Agent Deleted Evidence in Silk Road Case

An unknown agent known only as ‘notwonderful’ appears to have been selling information about the Silk Road investigation back to the website’s operator.
Jason Koebler & Sarah Jeong
11.29.16
News

US Federal Prosecutor: You ‘Can’t Shut Down Bitcoin’

It's not going anywhere.
Jordan Pearson
11.2.16
Drugs

Cocaine Bust Shows How Close the Dark Web and Street Crime Really Are

A small drug bust in Lubbock County was like any other; except investigators found evidence the suspect had sourced his supplies from the dark web.
Joseph Cox
10.14.16
Internet

DOJ: Microsoft Email Ruling Leaves Evidence Out of Authorities' Hands

In July, a court ruled that Microsoft did not have to hand over emails stored in Ireland. Now, the Justice Department wants the case to be reheard.
Joseph Cox
10.14.16
machines

Court Rules to Extradite Suspected Silk Road Admin From Ireland to the US

An Irish judge has ruled on the extradition of Gary Davis, suspected of being Silk Road staffer Libertas.
Joseph Cox
8.12.16
history

Ancient Poop Sticks Prove the Silk Road Spread Disease

It also proves people were wiping their ass with sticks.
Daniel Oberhaus
7.23.16
Weed

These Bronze Age Humans Were History's Biggest Weed Dealers

The finest dank the Caucasus had to offer.
Sarah Emerson
7.9.16
Drugs

7 Ways the Cops Will Bust You on the Dark Web

The dark web isn’t as dark as some criminals would like.
Joseph Cox
6.26.16
Drugs

More People Than Ever Say They Get Their Drugs on the Dark Web

Findings from the 2016 Global Drug Survey suggest FBI takedowns and exit scams aren't deterring dark web buyers.
Joseph Cox
6.14.16