internet crime

internet crime

In a First, a Man Is Charged for Rape Over the Internet

Sweden’s laws don’t require penetration to call it rape.
Samantha Cole
12.1.17
Angler exploit kit

One Email Address Links Some of the Biggest Cybercrime Operations

From Lurk, to Angler, to Bedep. Researchers say they're all connected.
Joseph Cox
7.7.16
crime

How the Feds Use Photoshop to Track Down Pedophiles

From Photoshop to more fine-grained tool, law enforcement agents use photo and video manipulation to identify pedophiles, even those who use the dark web.
Joseph Cox
6.15.16
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
Drugs

Germany’s Most Notorious Darknet Drug Dealer Sentenced to Only 7 Years

The 20-year-old behind Shiny Flakes is now behind bars.
Theresa Locker
11.3.15
Internet

​Silk Road's Main Moderator Pleads Guilty

Peter Nash faces a maximum sentence of life in prison.
Ben Richmond
3.16.15
Culture

Then the SWAT Team Rolls Up: Was a Darknet Arms Dealer Arrested on Campus?

Undercover cops arrested a 25-year-old engineering student for dealing weapons internationally.
Max Hoppenstedt
3.16.15
Motherboard Blog

The Scourge of the Internet: A Chat With Two Hackers on the Stress of DDoS

In 2012, DDoS attacks increased by a pretty ridiculous 200 percent, and 35 percent of businesses experienced some kind of disruptive DDoS attack.
William Alexander
5.17.13
Motherboard Blog

Chat Logs From The Internet's 24-Year-Old "King of Spam"

He’s called “the King of Spam” among members of the internet’s seedy underground, and now he’s been caught by authorities.
Janus Kopfstein
12.7.11