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Lizard Squad Are Planning to Launch A Dark Net Market?

Apparently Lizard squad – the “hacker team” who DDos’ed Xbox live servers on Christmas,  have managed to find a sure plan to land them in prison for a while, Few weeks after launching lizardstresser.su (blocked in most regions)- A platform for purchasing automated Ddos services that was hacked shortly after its launch and found to be operating on hacked home ... Read More »

Bitcoin News Roundup – 07Feb. 2015

Recapping the week’s biggest Bitcoins stories from around the web. Following a four week trial, Ross Ulbricht is sentenced to a lifetime in prison for all charges. According to prosecutors, Ulbricht is Dread Pirate Roberts and charged with “drug trafficking, money laundering, conspiracy to sell hacking tools, running a criminal venture and orchestrating a conspiracy to sell fake IDs.”Ulbricht’s defense ... Read More »

Ross Ulbricht: Found Guilty of Running Silk Road as Dread Pirate Roberts

Ross Ulbricht now faces life in prison for founding & running the original Silk Road website. Ulbricht was charged with seven counts including: trafficking drugs on the Internet, narcotics-trafficking conspiracy, running a continuing criminal enterprise, computer-hacking conspiracy and money-laundering conspiracy. (The case is U.S. v. Ulbricht, 14-cr-068, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York (Manhattan)). After nearly four hours ... Read More »

Darkleaks: Black Market for Secrets

 As it was originally published on medium.com: Sell and buy information anonymously Darkleaks is a decentralised blackmarket where you can sell information. It has a mechanism for trustless authentication of documents that are being sold through a novel cryptographic mechanism. The authentication is fair, provably fair. Before paying for the file, a random selection of segments are released chosen by ... Read More »

Major Windows Security Flaw Leaks VPN Users Real IP Address

To the author of this article:  We are mailing to your mail2tor.com mail, and don’t think you are getting those mails, please contact us from another address. Just a few days after learning that the Canadian Government is tracking visitors of popular file-sharing sites security researchers have discovered a major security flaw that reveals Windows VPN users real IP address ... Read More »

ALERT: Detected Tablets Sold as Ecstasy With High Dose of PMMA

Energy Control offers free qualitative test for Superman pills Info provided by Dr. Fernando Caudevilla – Report will be released later, connection to pills being sold on DNM’s is still being investigated. During the last 2 months, 7 deaths and several acute reactions were notified in the UK, Belgium and Sweden associated with consumption of pills of adulterated “ecstasy”. These ... Read More »

Bitcoin News Roundup – 31Jan. 2015

Recapping the week’s biggest Bitcoins stories from around the web. Same FUD – Bitcoin may be used for the funding and recruiting of the Islamic State, globally known as ISIS, in the United States.According to RT, the Israeli newspaper Haaretz quoted an Israeli analyst who claims that he has uncovered “concrete evidence” in an ISIS website that bitcoins are used ... Read More »

Bitcoin News Roundup – 24Jan. 2015

Recapping the week’s biggest Bitcoins stories from around the web. Following Ross Ulbricht’s trial that started last week, Robert M. Faiella, a bitcoin trader known as “BTCKing” faces four years in prison for his liaisons to Silk Road 2.0 marketplace. As Nick Marinoff of NewsBtc writes, Faiella was exchanging legal currency for bitcoinsto purchase drugs from the illegal online marketplace. Additionally, ... Read More »

Excerpts From Ross Ulbricht’s 2013 Journal

All Excerpts by Gwern – (Source: Reddit)  – The full document is available at the bottom of this post: More articles about the Silk road trial at this tag: #SilkRoadTrial Many other Evidence – Documents, Chat Logs & Records 03/24/2013 been slowly raising the cost of hedging orgainzed local files and notes 03/25/2013 server was ddosed, meaning someone knew the ... Read More »

BTCking: Sentenced To 4 Years in Prison

Robert M. Faiella – who was a vendor on Silk road known as BTCking, was sentenced to four years in prison for knowingly transmitting nearly $1 million in Bitcoins intended to facilitate drug trafficking on Silk Road with the knowledge and active assistance of Charles Shrem, the Chief Executive Officer of BitInstant – who was sentenced to two years in ... Read More »

Dark Net Bust: Man Indicted For Attempting to Acquire Ricin

Cheng  Le was arrested on Dec. 23, 2014, by the FBI in Manhattan and indicted for attempting to acquire and distribute ricin and committing postal fraud. Its not clear from the documents which market it was – as its being referred to only as “Black Market-1”.  The Official release from Jusctive.gov: Assistant Attorney General for National Security John P. Carlin, ... Read More »

Silk Road 2.0 Moderator DoctorClu Arrested

26-year-old Brian Richard Farrell who allegedly went by the name “DoctorClu” – one of Silk Road’s 2.0 most well known moderators, was arrested and charged with conspiracy to distribute heroin, methamphetamine and cocaine. According to the seattletimes: Federal agents have arrested a Bellevue man accused of assisting in the management of the so-called “Silk Road 2.0″ website, an illicit Internet market ... Read More »

Mark Karpeles

Ulbricht: Day two Onwards & The Alleged Mt. Gox Connection

More articles about the Silk road trial at this tag: #SilkRoadTrial There’s no getting past it – Its been an interesting few days in the Pearl Street, with the trial of Ross William Ulbricht now well under way, and a few more bombshells being dropped inside the court room, and a couple of potential revelations outside of it. “Cirrus” was ... Read More »