deep web

dark web

The Dark Web Isn’t Really a ‘Web’

It's a sparse and isolated place.
Jordan Pearson
4.27.17
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
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
politics

Countries that Use Tor Most Are Either Highly Repressive or Highly Liberal

A study finds Tor usage peaks at both ends of the political repression spectrum.
Joseph Cox
4.6.16
Drugs

Silk Road 2.0 Right-Hand Man Pleads Guilty

Brian Farrell was identified by Carnegie Mellon University's Software Engineering Institute's attack on the Tor network.
Joseph Cox
3.22.16
crime

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.
Louise Matsakis
3.2.16
Internet

Study Claims Dark Web Sites Are Most Commonly Used for Crime

A dark web crawler found an 'overwhelming' number of sites were used for criminal purposes such as drugs and illegal pornography.
Joseph Cox
2.1.16
Internet

Dark Web Vendor Sentenced for Dealing Counterfeit Coupons

"PurpleLotus" sold around $1 million worth of fraudulent vouchers.
Joseph Cox
1.14.16
News

The Dark Web Hacking Forum ‘Hell’ Is Back Online

An old moderator has relaunched the hacking forum “Hell.”
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
1.4.16
2015

Arrests, Attacks, and Increasing Recognition: 2015 on the Dark Web

Criminals were caught and marketplaces disappeared, but 2015 also saw some appreciation of legitimate uses for Tor.
Joseph Cox
12.30.15
Bitcoin

I Bought Adorable Cookies on the Deep Web

Online collective cybertwee wants to make anonymity tools like Bitcoin and Tor more accessible to everyone.
Kari Paul
12.9.15
Internet

A Dark Web Vendor Is Selling Millions of Hacked Cam Girl Site Tokens

The hacker claims to be a former employee of MyFreeCams.com.
Joseph Cox
11.27.15
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