Michael Richo Admits to Stealing US$365,000 Worth of Bitcoin From Darknet Criminals
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Michael Richo Admits to Stealing US$365,000 Worth of Bitcoin From Darknet Criminals

Brian Evans - Jul 03, 2017

Bitcoin has gotten a bad name by being a common payment method on the darknet. A lot of underground online criminals feel Bitcoin can provide them with an…

FBI Says Hackers Managed to Extort $28 Million in Cryptocurrencies
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FBI Says Hackers Managed to Extort $28 Million in Cryptocurrencies

Brian Evans - Jul 03, 2017

On June 22, the FBI presented their annual Internet Crime Report, this one for 2016. By using the reports from the Internet Crime Complaint Center, they are able…

What is Project Titanium?
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What is Project Titanium?

Brian Evans - Jun 21, 2017

If it were up to government officials, Bitcoin and other blockchain-based transactions will be closely monitored moving forward. The European Commission has unveiled a new plan to…

Top 3 Recent Darknet Market Exit Scams
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Top 3 Recent Darknet Market Exit Scams

Brian Evans - Jun 14, 2017

Darknet marketplaces have embraced cryptocurrency quite some time ago. Most platforms now accept Bitcoin, although some service providers have explored Monero and Ethereum options as well. Unfortunately,…

Jaff Ransomware Shares Backend Infrastructure With Darknet Marketplace Selling Stolen Financial Data
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Jaff Ransomware Shares Backend Infrastructure With Darknet Marketplace Selling Stolen Financial Data

Brian Evans - Jun 05, 2017

Not too long ago, we touched upon the Jaff ransomware. This particular type of malware demands a two-Bitcoin payment from its victims, which is quite a steep…

Cipher0007 Breaches phpMyAdmin Area of Sanctuary Darknet Marketplace
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Cipher0007 Breaches phpMyAdmin Area of Sanctuary Darknet Marketplace

Brian Evans - Jun 01, 2017

Darknet marketplaces attract the attention of both criminals and law enforcement agencies alike. In most cases, these marketplaces will eventually go offline, as they are infiltrated and…

How to Pull Bitcoin out of Darknet Stigma: Blockchain Startup Expertise
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How to Pull Bitcoin out of Darknet Stigma: Blockchain Startup Expertise

Brian Evans - May 26, 2017

With most new technologies, it's rare that mainstream investors dive in and take risks with the unfamiliar and untested. Organized crime, on the other hand, will invest…

Outlaw Darknet Marketplace Disappears Amid Rumored Exit Scam
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Outlaw Darknet Marketplace Disappears Amid Rumored Exit Scam

Brian Evans - May 22, 2017

Darknet markets are often seen as a honeypot for criminals from all over the world. Most people frequenting these forums will look to buy or sell illegal…

Global Drugs Survey 2017 to Likely Highlight Darknet, Crypto Purchase Growth
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Global Drugs Survey 2017 to Likely Highlight Darknet, Crypto Purchase Growth

Brian Evans - May 10, 2017

Use of Darknet markets for purchase drugs is expected to increase further in 2017 in line with multi-year trends.Data gathered by the world’s largest substance review the…

xDedic Darknet Marketplace Specializes in Selling Access to School and University Servers
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xDedic Darknet Marketplace Specializes in Selling Access to School and University Servers

Brian Evans - Apr 28, 2017

Dedicated servers have always been a great tool for hackers to execute countless nefarious activities. What is rather disconcerting is how underground markets often specialize in selling…