Ross Ulbricht

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
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
Weed

Pro-Tip: If You're a Suspected Dark Web Drug Dealer, Don't Trademark Your #Brand

David Ryan Burchard was charged, in part, because he allegedly tried to trademark "caliconnect," his supposed dark web dealer username.
Joseph Cox
3.30.16
Features

The Secret Life of a Silk Road 2.0 Mastermind

“At some point, you have to lie to someone. You have to deceive people.”
Joseph Cox
3.10.16
Drugs

Ross Ulbricht's Family Is Exhibiting His Prison Art to Fundraise for His Appeal

The new website launched on Tuesday.
Kari Paul
2.24.16
crime

Ross Ulbricht Appeals Silk Road Conviction, Omits Theory That FBI Hacked Servers

The biggest and weirdest question left in the Silk Road story is probably never going to get answered.
Sarah Jeong
1.15.16
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
2016

Here's What the Hell Happened In Bitcoin In 2015

This was Bitcoin's wildest year yet.
Jordan Pearson
12.23.15
Power

US Government Piles New Charges on Variety Jones Suspect

Some of the charges reflect those Ross Ulbricht was ultimately convicted of
Joseph Cox
12.19.15
Features

The Variety Show

On the trail of the man believed to be Variety Jones, one of the architects of the defunct drug marketplace Silk Road.
Joseph Cox
12.17.15
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