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Bavarian Man Gets Community Service for Buying 800 Grams of Weed Online

A judge in a courtroom in Bavaria sentenced a young man to 60 hours of community service for purchasing a combined total of more than 800 grams of marijuana from various dark web vendors. The judge explained that the offense was incredibly serious, but the defendant’s direction in life had convinced him that no prison time was necessary. Daniel F., ... Read More »

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Using the CHORD protocol for creating a P2P multimedia service system

The past few years have witnessed an increased popularity of real-time multimedia applications. Nevertheless, network congestion as well as unexpected intermittent interruption in the streaming of live videos usually undermine the quality of services offered to users. A recently published paper proposed a novel P2P framework for multimedia services based on the CHORD protocol, which is a routing-based architecture where ... Read More »

Cybercrime-as-a-Service Provider Have Helpdesk Service On the Dark Web

No longer does one need to be a coding guru to venture into the world of cybercrime, especially with the coming of cybercrime-as-a-service (CaaS). Now, hacking has become easier than it has ever been and is still on the verge of getting more comfortable by the day. If there is anything to worry about, then this eventuality features are among ... Read More »

Wealthy Drug Dealer Sentenced to Community Service and Rehab

A wealthy drug dealer from Brighton responsible for the death of one of his clients received a suspended sentence and community service instead of a custodial sentence at a recent hearing at Lewes Crown Court. Daniel Lewis, 30, sold drugs out of his Chichester Terrace home until one of his clients—while high on a cocktail of illegal substances—fell to her ... Read More »

Teenager Sentenced to Community Service for Ecstasy Importation

A teenage drug dealer who admitted leading a drug trafficking organization in the Bailiwick of Jersey was sentenced to almost 400 hours of community service for drug trafficking and drug possession. The sentence was considered unusual by some reporters as the prosecution requested several years of imprisonment and some of the jurors agreed with the requested prison sentences. Officers of ... Read More »

Owner and Administrator of Dark web Service Given Chance to Halt Extradition

The Supreme Court has given another chance for Eric Eoin Marques to halt his extradition after previous unsuccessful appeals. In a recent report, there has been a challenge to the Justice Ministry’s statutory role in extradition proceeding which can change how the system operates between Ireland and non EU countries. Marques earlier made efforts to block the extradition on the ... Read More »

Secret Service Wants Congress to Regulate Anonymous Cryptocurrencies, Coin Mixing, and Mining Pools

The United States House of Representatives’ Committee on Financial Services’ Subcommittee on Terrorism and Illicit Finance recently held a hearing on the Illicit Use of Virtual Currency and the Law Enforcement Response. The only three people to testify at the hearing before the Subcommittee on Terrorism and Illicit Finances were all law enforcement agents who worked for the federal government. ... Read More »

PayPal Fraudster Sentenced to Community Service and Restitution

We recently wrote about a 21-year-old man from Bad Segeberg who had been running a small-scale fraud operation that involved stolen PayPal account information from the darknet, matching DHL packing stations, eBay, and high-end electronics. After a recent sentencing hearing, German media outlets reported that the man “cheated a sentence” or that he “got off lightly.” The prosecution and defense ... Read More »

Woman Used Darknet Hitman Service in Failed Murder Plot

In Denmark, a woman faces charges for attempting to have her boyfriend killed through a fake hitman-for-hire service on the darknet. At an undisclosed date prior to March 31, 2017, British authorities alerted Italian authorities that someone in Denmark had attempted to have an Italian citizen killed. Italian authorities then alerted law enforcement in Denmark. Although North Zealand police arrested ... Read More »

Coinhive Hacked and Launches New Opt-In Service

On October 23rd the JavaScript Monero mining service Coinhive had their Cloudflare account hacked. The hacker changed the DNS records on Coinhive’s Cloudflare account and were able to hijack all Coinhive accounts by getting thousands of sites to load a modified version of the coinhive.min.js script. This modified script forced thousands of sites that run Coinhive’s miner to begin mining ... Read More »

Man Sentenced to Community Service for Sharing Child Porn

Oliver R., sentenced only to 60 hours of community labor, distributed 2,558 pictures and 132 videos of child abuse on a darknet forum. His defense? He had “felt the urgent need for contact.” The so-called ”pedophile ring” on the darknet had accepted him, he told a Munich court on September 21. According to the news agencies that covered the story, ... Read More »

Loopix: New Anonymization Service?

We are living in times where governments and corporations are spying on internet users, and some countries are banning or threatening to weaken privacy enhancing technologies such as Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) and encryption, and calling for more surveillance and data retention. Now more than ever internet users need technology which preserves their digital privacy rights. Currently there are only ... Read More »

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Examples Of Hidden Service Deanonymization

All have been disclosed and fixed A penetration tester under the name “UnhandledException,” with credit to “bl00d,” wrote an essay on hidden service deanonymization for DeepDotWeb in an effort to warn the community. In the wake of current situations and in preparation for future events, extra scrutinization is in high demand as new markets rise to fill the Alphabay and ... Read More »

Dark Web Child Porn Users Caught Using Clearnet File Sharing Service

Recent federal court documents show that multiple suspected board users of an unnamed DW child porn site have been reportedly ID’d by the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS). However, unlike the world-wide bust of almost 1000 users of the once-popular DW site “Playpen”, a site which was temporarily run by DHS and FBI agents for a fews days ... Read More »