HackDig : Dig high-quality web security articles for hackers

After AlphaBay’s Demise, Customers Flocked to Dark Market Run by Dutch Police

Earlier this month, news broke that authorities had seized the Dark Web marketplace AlphaBay, an online black market that peddled everything from heroin to stolen identity and credit card data. But it wasn’t until today, when the U.S. Justice Department held a press conference to detail the AlphaBay takedown that the other shoe dropped: Police in The N
Publish At:2017-07-21 06:30 | Read:4263 | Comments:0 | Tags:Other Alexandre Cazes AlphaBay Andrew McCabe Bitcoin dark ma

Silk Road Admin “Libertas” to Be Extradited to the United States

The High Court of Ireland has ordered the extradition of a former Silk Road site administrator named “Libertas” to the United States.Back in 2013, U.S. federal authorities put the kibosh on Silk Road, an underground web marketplace accessible only via the Tor anonymity network where members could purchase illegal drugs, fake IDs, and other stolen
Publish At:2016-08-16 12:00 | Read:4737 | Comments:0 | Tags:Latest Security News Gary Davis Libertas Ross Ulbricht Silk

Former Secret Service Agent Sentenced to 71 Months for Theft From Silk Road

A former Secret Service agent was sentenced to 71 months in prison on Monday for stealing more than $820,000 worth of bitcoin while investigating the Silk Road online marketplace, the FBI announced.Shaun W. Bridges, 33, of Laurel, Maryland, was one of the two corrupt federal agents involved in the investigation of the underground black market, which was shut
Publish At:2015-12-09 05:05 | Read:2933 | Comments:0 | Tags:Latest Security News arrest FBI Shaun Bridges Silk Road

Mentor to Silk Road Mastermind Arrested in Thailand

Federal authorities have confirmed that Roger Thomas Clark, the alleged mentor of Silk Road mastermind Ross Ulbricht, has been arrested in Thailand.A press release issued by the Department of Justice reveals that Clark, who went by the names “Variety Jones,” “VJ,” “Cimon,” and “Plural of Mongoose,” regularly ad
Publish At:2015-12-07 16:55 | Read:3399 | Comments:0 | Tags:Latest Security News Dark Web Roger Thomas Clark Ross Ulbric

The senior advisor behind Silk Road has been arrested

Roger Thomas Clark the alleged mentor of Ross Ulbricht, the owner of the most popular black market Silk Road, has been arrested in Thailand. The alleged mentor of Ross Ulbricht, the owner of the most popular black market Silk Road, has been arrested in Thailand and charged with conspiring to traffic drugs and money launderin
Publish At:2015-12-05 12:30 | Read:4991 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Laws and regulations black market

Searching The Deep Web and The Unmapped Internet

Some think it’s where sexual deviants access child pornography or where devoted drug users go to purchase their substance of choice; others see it quite differently as a marketplace completely void of personal information – the first of its kind.On the “deep web” lies the Silk Road. It’s an anonymous online market, a place few have visited. That
Publish At:2015-11-11 08:41 | Read:3892 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyber Security Featured Articles Bitcoin Deep Web Ross Ulbri

Installation of Tor Relay in Library Attracts DHS Attention

The Tor Project recently started a program to help libraries install Tor relays as a way to protect the privacy of patrons and other Internet users. The program didn’t get too far, however, as the first library to install a relay had to turn it off after town police officials were contacted by Department of Homeland Security agents.Tor is used in a var
Publish At:2015-09-14 16:25 | Read:3065 | Comments:0 | Tags:Government Privacy DHS government Silk Road Tor

Secret Service agent pleads guilty to stealing Silk Road bitcoins

A former Secret Service special agent yesterday pleaded guilty to diverting $800,000 worth of bitcoins into his own account during an investigation into online black market site Silk Road.Appearing in a San Francisco federal court, Shaun Bridges also admitted money laundering and obstruction of justice charges.Computer forensics expert Bridges belonged to th
Publish At:2015-09-01 14:10 | Read:3999 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Law & order Carl Force DEA drugs mt gox online mark

U.S. Secret Service Agent Admits to Impeding Silk Road Investigation, Stealing Bitcoin

A former United States Secret Service Agent has admitted in court that he stole Bitcoin from drug dealers and attempted to hinder an investigation into Silk Road, the underground dark web market.On Monday, Shaun Bridges, 33, appeared in federal court in San Francisco and pleaded guilty to money laundering and the obstruction of justice, reports The Guardian.
Publish At:2015-09-01 10:40 | Read:3931 | Comments:0 | Tags:Latest Security News Bitcoin Curtis Greene Dark Web Ross Ulb

Dark marketplaces raked from $300,000 to $500,000 a day

A Study that will be presented at the USENIX Security Symposium shows that principal Dark marketplaces raked from $300,000 to $500,000 a day. We all remind the operation Onymous and the seizure of several black markets operated by law enforcement last year, despite the enormous effort spent every day by the authorities the ill
Publish At:2015-08-16 09:20 | Read:3691 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Reports Security dark marketplaces

Darkode Underground Web Forum Resurfaces Just Two Weeks After Takedown

Darkode, one of approximately 800 underground web forums, has resurfaced just two weeks after international law enforcement shut the site down.The takedown, known as “Operation Shrouded Horizon,” began two years ago under the auspices of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s office in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It eventually expanded to incl
Publish At:2015-07-28 07:55 | Read:4822 | Comments:0 | Tags:Latest Security News Darkode MalwareTech Silk Road TOR

What is the Dark Web and Why is it so popular?

What is the Dark Web? Unveiling the myth of the Dark Web and making sure that people understand its magnitude and its limitations. Let’s begin by explaining what the so called “Dark Web” actually is. This is a term used to describe a collection of websites that may be publicly visible, but they hide information like the IP add
Publish At:2015-06-23 20:20 | Read:3493 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Security Censorship Cybercrime Dar

Two Federal Agents Charged with Stealing Bitcoins During Silk Road Investigation

Two former Federal investigators who helped to shut down the infamous black-market website 'Silk Road' accused of fraud and stealing more than a Million dollars in Bitcoins during their investigation.Silk Road, an infamous online drug market that hosted more than $200 Million in transactions, was seized by the FBI in 2013, but during that period two of FBI
Publish At:2015-03-31 10:35 | Read:4170 | Comments:0 | Tags:Bitcoin computer fraud Dread Pirate Roberts FBI agents FBI i

Darknet Sheep Marketplace website owner arrested

Thomas Jiřikovský suspected of owning the black marketplace Sheep Marketplace, an alternative for Silk Road, was arrested while trying to buy a luxury house. The Operation Onymous and the seizure of the popular Silkroad black market have deeply influenced the underground ecosystem. The closure of Silkroad advantaged other blac
Publish At:2015-03-30 18:10 | Read:3009 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Security black market Cybercrime H

Deep Web Drug Market Disappeared suddenly Overnight, $12 Million in Bitcoin Missing

Evolution -- The largest Deep Web drugs marketplace, disappeared suddenly overnight from the Internet. But unlike Silk Road, there is no indication that the law enforcement took down the Evolution marketplace. The Darknet’s most popular markets for drugs and bespoke carjacking services is mysteriously offline Wednesday with rumours circulating over t
Publish At:2015-03-18 18:05 | Read:3851 | Comments:0 | Tags:Bitcoin darknet Deep Web drugs Evolution Drug Market hacking

Tools

Tag Cloud