‘The Biggest Marketplace on the Dark Web’ Gets Busted by Authorities

On July 4th, AlphaBay Market went down and scared the hell out of users. One of, if not the most popular destination for illicit goods on the dark net, the site took over Silk Road’s throne after its founder was arrested. According to a new report, AlphaBay has suffered the same fate and international authorities have shut it down. Read More >>

FBI’s Disturbing Hacking Powers Challenged in Court Over Child Pornography Case

Arguments were heard in an appeals court on Wednesday involving a controversial government hacking case in which the FBI participated in the distribution of child pornography. This is the most recent legal test of the FBI’s ability to hack any computer, anywhere. Read More >>

Silk Road Drug Kingpin Ross Ulbricht Sentenced to Life in Prison

Ross Ulbricht, the California hippie convicted for founding notorious online drug market Silk Road, has been sentenced to life in prison. Read More >>

High Tech: The Science and Gadgets That are Reinventing Weed

Due to the law of averages and a relatively small set of variables, there is a very high chance that somewhere on the globe there is someone vaporising butane-extracted weed concentrate in a portable vape stick, made from plants that were grown under LED lights, all of which they purchased from the Deep Web. That person is the most up-to-date cannabis consumer out there. Read More >>

Six British People Were Arrested in the Drug Bust That Closed Silk Road 2.0

Authorities have revealed the full extent of Operation Onymous, the international crackdown on the dark net drug trade that resulted in the closure of Silk Road 2.0, and as it turns out the operation included the arrest of six Britons and the confiscation of a large amount of computer equipment. Read More >>