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Drugs and weapons: what is sold on Russian dark web?

How are drugs and weapons sold? How much do they cost? How can you buy a safari to Donetsk People’s Republic (region of Ukraine)? We researched the Russian dark web and talked to its active users in order to answer these questions. Drugs The sale of Drugs is one of the main reasons for dark web popularity. A lot of ... Read More »

How do Russians run business on darknet?

Dmitry Nosov, a leader of the Russian social public organization “Antidealer”, said during the interview to a radio station: “We have a very important task – to bring drugs trafficking back to the streets, away from the Internet”. What made the Russian darknet so attractive for both sellers and customers? In this article we shall try to answer this question. ... Read More »

Secrecy of communication is violated 435 thousand times in Russia

According to the data provided by the judicial department of the Supreme Court of Russia, legal enforcement agencies have submitted 436,800 petitions for breaching the confidentiality of correspondence in 2017. 99.68% of them were upheld. It is important to understand that LEAs tracked messages and intercepted phone calls in the course of so called “investigating activities.” In these cases, officers ... Read More »

Hydra market denies police seizure of its servers

On December 11 the following breaking news hit the Russian darknet community: “German law enforcements spotted the largest darknet market connected with drug trafficking in countries of former Commonwealth of Independent States. It was a result of well-coordinated operation carried out by the Administration C* and German police. Special forces act promptly and at the moment analyze information stored on ... Read More »

Russian tourists head to African paradise for cheap drugs

Every year thousands of Russians fly to Morocco to experience new impressions. Their number has doubled this year in comparison with 2016 – about 70,000 people. The quantity of tourists, coming to this North African country from all over the world, has exceeded 10 million and the amount increases exponentially. Not all the travelers come there to enjoy the ocean, ... Read More »

Ukrainian cyber troops

An interview with Evgeniy Dokunin aka “White hacker” brought to light prompt information about a group of hackers who call themselves “Ukrainian cyber troops” (UCT). Evgeniy Dokunin is the leader and founder of the organization. He has been working in the field of security cyber systems for 10 years already and got the idea to establish UCT when political and ... Read More »

“The number of cybercrimes in Russia has increased six fold, reaching $18 million in damage”

Yuri Chaika, the Attorney General of Russia, reported significant increases in cybercrimes in the state during 2017, which number grew six times as much for the last 3 years. At the meeting devoted to cyber counterstrikes Chaika provided the following data: “For the period 2013-2016 the number of cybercrimes increased from 11,000 to 66,000. And in 2017 the growth is ... Read More »

“Narcopunishers” on the streets of Kiev (Ukraine)

“Narcopunishers” – is a movement of people’s avengers in Ukraine who claimed themselves to be fighters against drug trafficking. They encourage everyone to take part in a “drug dealers hunt” and turn narcos in by filing a report on the website. The information provided is not even verified and taken as the truth, which means that innocent people might get ... Read More »