A darknet is a space that uses indeterminate IP addresses and is not discoverable by any usual search engines. A darknet is the place of origin for online darknet markets, which work as mediators between buyers and sellers of illegal goods and services. Darknet websites can be found only after the installation of special software or network configurations that are made to encrypt a user’s data and their access to the darknet. Darknets are supposed to be anonymous, as information about the user isn’t easily accessible and, besides that, darknet markets became available after the appearance of cryptocurrency, which is the most anonymous existing way of payment. One more reason of the flourishment of the darknet is the absence of a regulatory framework for Bitcoin in many countries.
A new report from Chainalysis has found that Eastern Europe is responsible for more darknet activity and ransomware volume than any other region.
Eastern Europe's sixth-largest crypto service is a darknet market
‘Criminals cannot hide behind technology to break the law,’ a US attorney stated.
AlphaBay darknet market moderator sentenced to 11 years in Jail
Two Costa Rican residents were charged for selling drugs worth $270 million on the darknet.
Darknet Vendor and Pharmacist Charged With $270 Million Bitcoin Drug Trade
Cellebrite released a new cryptocurrency tracer tool that gives law enforcement and analysts the ability to track illicit crypto transactions.
Cellebrite Launches Crypto Tracer Solution to Track Illicit Transactions
The NCIS has seen an uptick in darknet purchases using Bitcoin. Blockchain analytic firms discuss procedures to combat crypto-related crimes, along with emergin...
US Law Enforcement Is Watching for Bitcoin Drug Purchases on Darknet
Data for 142 million hotel guests is being sold via the dark web.
A Hacker is Attempting to Sell a Las Vegas Hotel Database for Crypto
Digital Shadows warned that over 15 billion credentials are exposed on the dark web for sale and some of them are even available for free.
Your Passwords Could Be For Sale on the Dark Web Right Now