Brave Browser Leaked DNS Queries for Onion Services

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Brave, a browser that allows users to access onion services, had a bug that sent queries for onion addresses to public DNS resolvers.Brave is a browser that advertises itself...

Australian Border Force Seizes Meth Inside a Stuffed Llama

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An Australian man was charged in the Perth Magistrate’s Court for attempting to import methamphetamine hidden in a children’s toy.Australian border cops know when there is something suspicious about...

Crypto criminals got away with $5B less in 2020 as scam revenue falls

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Revenue from crypto-related crime dropped by more than half in 2020 according to Chainalysis’ annual report on the subject.Cybercriminals netted around $5 billion less than the $10 billion plus...

New Change to German Postal Law Targets Internet Drug Trade

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The German government passed a draft law that requires employees of private postal services to report packages of drugs to law enforcement.The Bundestag greenlit a draft law that would...

Dream Market Vendor “Rackjaw2” Sentenced to Prison

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A 52-year-old from Everett, Washington, was sentenced to four years in prison for selling methamphetamine and heroin on the darkweb.U.S. Attorney Brian T. Moran announced that a U.S. District...

Feds Traced Bitcoin Transactions to a Drug Dealer’s Apartment

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Federal investigators identified a darkweb opioid dealer by linking Bitcoin transactions to the dealer’s home I.P. address.Daren James Reid, 35, of Fort Lauderdale, used darkweb markets to distribute oxycodone,...

Prolific DarkMarket Vendor Arrested in Germany

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German law enforcement agencies announced the arrest of a high-profile DarkMarket vendor.The Koblenz Public Prosecutor’s Office announced the arrest of a successful vendor on DarkMarket, a darkweb marketplace the...

A Message From Dread Admins on the Topic of Stability

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Paris, one of the administrators of Dread, posted an update on Dread about the ongoing issues involving Dread and the Tor network as a whole. The update is available...

Darknet market link provider claims its Bitcoin donors’ accounts were frozen

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The administrator of dark.fail, a website providing verified links to darknet markets, claims that exchanges are unfairly closing accounts donating Bitcoin to the service after implementing a Chainalysis transaction...

FBI: Wisconsin Woman Tried to Hire a Hitman on the Darkweb

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A Wisconsin woman used a murder-for-hire site on the darkweb to have someone killed, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation.On February 8, 2021, Kelly Harper, 37, was charged...