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Illegal guns find way to Canada alongside drugs via dark web

The RCMP has warned about criminals using dark web marketplaces and modern virtual currencies (which are generally hard to track due to the high anonymity offered by the two,) to sell illegal guns and drugs online, shipping them using creative techniques. The warning comes as the Trudeau government in Canada moves with speed to tighten a legal framework over trade ... Read More »

Researchers Find Hidden Trackers in Android Apps

Researchers from several groups have discovered hidden tracking software inside of more than 300 Android apps available on the Google Play Store. Researchers with a French non-profit organization called Exodus Privacy initially discovered 44 trackers in over 300 Android apps. Researchers at the Yale Privacy Lab, an initiative created by the Information Society Project at the Yale Law School, hope ... Read More »

Russian Officials Find Drugs on “Internet Stores”

In a routine audit of internet activity, the Prosecutor’s Office of the Murmansk region discovered “internet stores” that sold drugs. In this so-called “internet sphere,” authorities found sites that posed a threat to the life and health of citizens of the the Russian Federation. In addition to selling illegal drugs, the sites sold also counterfeit medication. The threatening websites violated ... Read More »

Reporter Claims to Find €5 Greek Passports on the Darknet

According to a Eleftheros Typos, a well-known Greek newspaper, law enforcement in Greece only recently became aware of fake passports on darknet markets. The newspaper, known in English as “Free Press,” walked through the process in the Sunday print edition of the publication. The second Silk Road, “Silk Road 2.0,” hosted various identity documents. Fake IDs and fake ID templates ... Read More »

Belgian Authorities Did Not Find Nuclear Power Plant’s Plans On Dark Web

Last month, Belgian newspaper Sudpresse reported that they found plans for the Tihange nuclear power plant on the dark web. Now, Belgian authorities say that they couldn’t find any information regarding the nuclear power plant on the dark net. “Neither the security services or a private company could find the documents on the dark net relating to a Belgian nuclear ... Read More »

US Army Prepares Bug Bounty Program, Asks Hackers to Find Cybersecurity Exploits

Eric Fanning, Secretary of the Army, announced plans to set up a bug bounty. The US Army, according to the press release, partnered up with HackerOne to have eligible hackers find exploits in the Army’s cybersecurity systems. HackerOne is a “vulnerability coordination and bug bounty platform” that previously partnered with the Department of Defense for the widely successful “Hack the ... Read More »

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Swedish Police Bust Group of Four Darknet Vendors, Find 100K Ecstasy Pills During Raid

The Skaraborg District Court, on November 16, charged four individuals for the distribution of 15 types of drugs on the darknet. The indictment accused the group of selling nearly $500,000 worth of drugs—most of which came from ecstasy sales. According the to indictment, the group, primarily the two men, had been selling on darknet marketplaces since 2013. One of the ... Read More »

UN Trying To Find Methods To Stop The Dark Web Drug Trade

The UNODC (the United Nation’s Office on Drugs and Crime) published its annual report on Thursday where they have mentioned some new methods and technologies to cope with the drug trade on the dark net. The report says: “Law enforcement and the criminal justice system in many countries are still not in a position to deal effectively with the anonymous ... Read More »