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Shots Fired

Alleged Dark Web Gun Runners Smuggled Weapons in DVD Players, Karaoke Machines

The arrests come more than three years after their alleged last sale.
Joseph Cox
6.1.17
Internet

Scams and Undercover Cops Are Denting the Dark Web Gun Trade

"I just send a bag of sugar," admits one scam artist.
Joseph Cox
11.26.15
Culture

AI Could Tell When Your Dark Web Drug Dealer Is About to Scam You

Dark web drug dealing gets artificially intelligent.
Jordan Pearson
11.12.15
Internet

Dark Web Drug Markets Are Desperately Clinging to the Silk Road Brand

Perhaps it's time to let Silk Road die.
Joseph Cox
10.22.15
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

The Biggest Dark Web Markets Rake in Up to $500,000 a Day, Study Says

Some dealers have also traded over $1 million in product.
Joseph Cox
8.12.15
Internet

An Indian ISP Says Authorities Asked It to Block Access to Dark Web Marketplaces

Looks like India is concerned about more than porn.
Joseph Cox
8.12.15
News

Dark Web Drug Vendors Locked Out of Their Accounts, Say They've Been Hacked

Just another day on the dark web.
Jordan Pearson
7.21.15
News

​The Dark Web’s Biggest Market Is Going to Stop Selling Guns

Selling weapons is too difficult apparently, in part because of scams and undercover police.
Joseph Cox
7.9.15
Internet

​Dark Web Spam Is Stealing People’s Bitcoins

A scam targeting users of the Agora market is trying to steal from those who fall for the con.
Joseph Cox
6.12.15
Drugs

More People Started Buying Drugs on the Darknet *After* Silk Road Shut Down

A global survey of 100,000 people shows Silk Road’s closure didn’t do much of anything.
Jordan Valinsky
6.8.15
Australia

Dark Web Guns Bust: Over a Dozen Arrested in Undercover Operation

An international effort saw arrests in Australia, Europe, the UK, and North America.
Joseph Cox
5.15.15
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