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Cloudflare Integrates Tor Hidden Services to its DNS Services

Cloudflare has launched Tor integrated DNS services. The service is a Domain Name System (DNS) resolver which is similar to URLs such as ‘Cloudflare.com’ with their specific and corresponding numerical IP addresses. This helps users locate where a given domain is geographically hosted and can thereafter match it up with associated servers and hardware devices. This means that the name ... Read More »

CRYPTO LAUNDERING IN THE EYES OF THE LAW

Money laundering. There are many definitions involving terms like criminal proceeds, illegal/illicit, processing, disguise, concealment, true nature and ownership. Some even describe it as a three stage process: placement, layering and integration. Most people who get convicted on money laundering charges are not even aware of different phases of things they did. They merely tried to make dirty money look ... Read More »

5 Years in Prison for Hacker Who Helped Russians

The infamous Yahoo hacker who breached the personal information of up to 500,000,000 users in 2014 is now going to serve five years in prison. Karim Baratov together with three others, allegedly targeted users in the United States as well as other key countries. Alexey Belan is reportedly the person who was in charge of the main attack while Baratov ... Read More »

Bearish Authorities Sold $14M of Cryptos Seized from Darknet Busts

Law enforcement in Germany sold more than $14 million (€12 million) worth of seized cryptos for fear that their prices would fall. The prosecutors and other authorities decided to make an emergency sale of cryptocurrencies that were seized from Darknet related busts. According to Der Tagesspiegel, the bitcoins were treated like ‘perishable food’. The source reported that the prosecutors ordered ... Read More »

Australia among Countries with Highest Number of Dark Web Drug Dealers

Australia is among countries with the highest concentration of dark web drug dealers per capita and owns a sizeable chunk of the narcotics dark web marketplaces. This is according to a new criminology research released by the Australian Institute of criminology. The new research by Australian Institute of Criminology outlines countries with the highest buyers and sellers of illegal drugs ... Read More »

A 23 Year Old Mainz Youth Arrested for Dark Web Drug Trafficking

Police arrested a 23-year-old individual from Mainz after they intercepted a package with 70 grams of amphetamine addressed to his house. Local German authorities claim the 23-year-old bought dark web drugs. Furthermore, he sent them to his house through the regular post, making his capture easier than most darknet market drug traffickers. The intercepted package led police to his home ... Read More »

Europol Conference Discuss and Share Expertise to Tackle Dark Web Crime

Europol takes lead in the fight against dark web crime. In a conference, Europol invites global law enforcement agencies and other stakeholders to discuss and share expertise on how to effectively fight and tackle the increasing number of crimes on the dark web. Over 28 law enforcement special agents, stakeholders and officials from different countries have met at Europol headquarters ... Read More »

Swiss Man Faces Trial After 800 Darknet Drug Transactions

Photo Credits: Blick: The suspect used DVD cases to peddle cocaine, Marijuana and other drugs throughout Switzerland. It’s a big catch for Police in Lucerne Switzerland after arresting a major online drug dealer. The 34-year-old man from the capital city – made 800 transactions over the darknet between 2014 and 2016. After a very lengthy investigation, spanning years, the Lucerne ... Read More »

German Teen Receives 2.5 Years Dealing on Dark Web

A 19 year old boy from the Eastern district of Altotting in Germany has been sentenced to do jail time for drug dealing. Passing the sentence, Christoph Warga, the judge who delivered the verdict said the amounts dealt were ‘unbelievable’. The teen was reportedly found in possession of assorted drugs worth 200,000 Euros. He confessed that the drugs included cocaine, ... Read More »

San Pierre Brothers Face Jail for Buying Darknet Drugs

Two San Pierre brothers who have been under police investigation since June 2016 for drug trafficking on the darknet were on Thursday arraigned in court for sentencing. The two had been suspected of running a drug import network. They were busted after a thorough postal parcel search led by the Customs department pointed fingers toward their guilt. Drugs were eventually ... Read More »

Spanish Minister Takes Control of Cryptocurrency Transactions

Even though technocrats have always insisted that it is quite difficult to monitor and control the cryptocurrency market, Cristóbal Montoro, who is the head of the Tax Agency in Spain, has now ordered the National Fraud Investigation Office (ONIF) to work on the matter. According to a report published by the Crypto Economy, the government official believes that he could ... Read More »

UK Attorney General Wages War on Dark Web Cybercrime

The United Kingdom’s Attorney General last week spoke out about how the government was applying the international cyberspace laws. Speaking at the Chatham House Royal Institute of International Affairs, Jeremy Wright said that cyberspace is an integral part of the international community and its law base. The UK had boundaries to comply with what behaviors were acceptable by the state ... Read More »

Soldier Jailed After Filming Himself Rape Child on the Darknet

A 50 year-old Freiburg man will serve an 8 year prison sentence after being found guilty of raping children. It was revealed he also shared his videos on the dark web. The verdict came in last week at the local district court in Germany. He was also ordered to pay 12,500 euros for court fees rendered. Image courtesy of Süddeutsche ... Read More »