Latest Dark Web News

  • Why Isn’t BCH Way More Popular on the Dark Web?
    Why Isn’t BCH Way More Popular on the Dark Web?
    Despite a growing number of advanced privacy features, Bitcoin Cash seems to have fallen out of favor with Dark Web operators. According to crypto advocate Roger Ver, Bitcoin Cash (BCH) is the only “recent” coin to be widely used on the dark web.
  • International Authorities Work Together to Take Down Crypto-Funded Child Porn Ring
    International Authorities Work Together to Take Down Crypto-Funded Child Porn Ring
    The Spanish authorities arrested several individuals related to ongoing investigations against crypto-driven child porn sites in the dark web. The Spanish Civil Guard has taken down a dark web child porn ring that used cryptocurrency transactions to pay for content.
  • Transnational Cybercrime Group Co-Founder Who Amassed $568M Pleads Guilty
    Transnational Cybercrime Group Co-Founder Who Amassed $568M Pleads Guilty
    The co-founder of the Infraud Organization pleaded guilty to racketeering charges before a US District Court in the District of Nevada. A Russian national behind the cybercriminal enterprise Infraud Organization has pleaded guilty on June 26 to racketeering conspiracy, due to his role as a co-founder and admin of the dark web-based carding portal which generated profits over $568 million. According to the announcement made by the US Department of Justice, or DOJ, 33-year-old Sergey Medvedev, also known under the pseudonyms “Stells,” “segmed,” and “serjbear,” claimed responsibility for his role in the organization created in October 2010 by a Ukraine national, Svyatoslav Bondarenko. Medvedev pleaded guilty before US District Court Judge James C.
  • South Korea Looks to Track Crypto Transactions in Light of Recent Scandal
    South Korea Looks to Track Crypto Transactions in Light of Recent Scandal
    A South Korean government agency aims to trace crypto transactions conducted on the dark web by developing an AI-based software. The Korea Internet and Security Agency, or KISA, plans to develop an artificial intelligence-based software to trace cryptocurrency transactions on the dark web in response to the Telegram Nth Room sexual ring case. According to New Daily, the government has been working on solutions since January, as authorities faced difficult obstacles amid the investigation of the child porn case in South Korea, where people could buy access to videos with sexually explicit content containing minors. The KISA says that such software relies on machine-learning technology, which automatically traces inside South Korean’s dark web sites that process crypto transactions.
  • Even Putin Couldn’t Save This Dark Web Mastermind From Prison
    Even Putin Couldn’t Save This Dark Web Mastermind From Prison
    Even Vladimir Putin was not able to save this Dark Web mastermind who ran an elite invite-only cybercrime club. A Russian hacker was sentenced to nine years in prison by a US court on June 26.
  • Telegram Users' Data on Dark Web, Arrest for Buying Bitcoin + More News
    Telegram Users' Data on Dark Web, Arrest for Buying Bitcoin + More News
    Crypto Briefs is your daily, bite-sized digest of cryptocurrency and blockchain-related news – investigating the stories flying under the radar of today’s crypto news. Crime news A Russian website alleges that data on an undisclosed number of Russian and Iranian Telegram users is circulating on the dark web.
  • ‘Invisible God’ Amassed Millions Selling Corporate Data
    ‘Invisible God’ Amassed Millions Selling Corporate Data
    A hacker named “Fxmsp” managed built a million dollar cybercriminal business over three years. A new report shows that a Kazakhstani hacker built a million dollar fortune by breaching private networks and selling their data. Researchers at threat intelligence company, Group-IB, said that the hacker, who operates under the pseudonym “Fxmsp,” began promoting their services across darknet.