• October 22, 2020
Drugs and Bitcoin Seized in Massive Raid on Dark Web

Drugs and Bitcoin Seized in Massive Raid on Dark Web

It’s among the largest global dark web takedowns so far: 179 arrests spread across six states; 500 kilos of drugs seized; $6.5M in cash and bitcoin confiscated. And while it was announced this morning, Operation…

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Hackers look to buy Robinhood logins on the dark web

Hackers look to buy Robinhood logins on the dark web

As a new generation of investors flocks into the stock exchange, criminals are searching for ways to exploit them. According to security analysts, hackers have turned to the dark web, where logins for accounts in…

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UK Man guilty of trying to buy Grenades on Dark Web

UK Man guilty of trying to buy Grenades on Dark Web

A man was found guilty of attempting to get grenades and Semtex explosives from an undercover FBI agent on the dark web. Mohammed Humza, 29, of Watford UK, failed to turn up for his trial…

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Cybersecurity Companies Data Has Been Exposed On Dark Web

Cybersecurity Companies Data Has Been Exposed On Dark Web

The dark web is that area of the net containing encrypted content and isn’t indexed by search engines. About 97 percent of cybersecurity companies had their information exposed to the Dark Web in 2020. Some…

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Dark Web Vendors Selling COVID-19 Test Kits for Thousands of Dollars

Dark Web Vendors Selling COVID-19 Test Kits for Thousands of Dollars

In the last week of January 2020, days ahead of the World Health Organisation declared the novel coronavirus that a Public Health Emergency, Jason began stockpiling testing kits. Acting on a tip-off from relations in…

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Hackers sell ‘Best Australian Financial Data’ on Dark Web

Hackers sell ‘Best Australian Financial Data’ on Dark Web

Stolen data from Australian businesses have been auctioned on the dark web for around $82,000 by hackers, with some promoting access to loan information, drivers’ licenses, Medicare cards, and passports. In 1 instance, access to…

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Bitcoin is now the 6th largest world currency

Bitcoin is now the 6th largest world currency

At its current market cap, Bitcoin has a cash supply worth over 170 different fiat currencies. Since its creation just over ten years ago, Bitcoin (BTC) has seen its cost rise from practically nothing, up…

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Indian PM Narendra Modi’s Twitter Account Has Been Hacked

Indian PM Narendra Modi’s Twitter Account Has Been Hacked

Twitter has stated that an account for the private site of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been hacked. A string of tweets was shipped from the account, asking followers to contribute cryptocurrency into a…

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Moderator of Dark Web Market AlphaBay Sentenced to 11 Years in Jail

Moderator of Dark Web Market AlphaBay Sentenced to 11 Years in Jail

Brian Herl, who settled disputes on AlphaBay, pleaded guilty to racketeering charges in January. Nine months after entering a guilty plea at a California district court, Bryan Connor Herrell, 26, was sentenced Tuesday to eleven…

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Bitcoin Investor Lose $16 Million in Bitcoin to Well-Known Scam

Bitcoin Investor Lose $16 Million in Bitcoin to Well-Known Scam

One Bitcoin investor was stripped of over $16 million in Bitcoin, held since 2017, after downloading a long-exploited version of Electrum wallet. A year-old GitHub thread devoted to Electrum-based phishing hacks sprang back to life…

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