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FBI Shows Arrest Video Of Dark Web Kingpin Who Died By Suicide in Police Custody

At a cybersecurity conference, the FBI aired a video showing the arrest of AlphaBay’s Alexandre Cazes.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
1.10.18
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
dark web

As World's Largest Dark Web Market Vanishes, Dodgy Links Promise a Way Back In

When a dark web market goes down, and panicked users are desperately trying to get their coins back, scammers are going to cash in.
Joseph Cox
7.6.17
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
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
uk

Cops Say UK's New Drug Law Will Push More Sales to the Dark Web

Almost six months after the Psychoactive Substances Act, drugs such as spice are advertised on dark web markets.
Joseph Cox
9.12.16
Drugs

Dark Web Market Bans Synthetic Opioid Fentanyl After Recent Deaths

The administrators gave vendors 48 hours to remove any fentanyl related items.
Joseph Cox
8.31.16
peace

The Administrator of the Dark Web's Infamous Hacking Market Has Vanished

The admin of The Real Deal has been quiet since June.
Joseph Cox
8.3.16
Bitcoin

This Open Source Tool Can Map Out Bitcoin Payments

Again: Bitcoin is not anonymous.
Joseph Cox
7.18.16
Drugs

Vulnerability in Huge Dark Web Marketplace Exposes Private Messages

After AlphaBay launched a new feature, Reddit users quickly found issues, and managed to read private, and potentially sensitive, messages from buyers, vendors and moderators.
Joseph Cox
4.27.16
Internet

Dark Web Market Disappears, Users Migrate in Panic, Circle of Life Continues

Nucleus site becomes unresponsive, pushing users into a now well-established pattern of migration.
Joseph Cox
4.19.16
tor

Dark Web Drug Dealers Are Making Sloppy Mistakes

Motherboard used the recently released OnionScan, and found issues with eight illegal websites.
Joseph Cox
4.11.16
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