One board member described the police’s justification for the raids as a ‘tenuous’ link between the privacy group, a blog, and its email address. In the early morning on June 20, German security services raided the homes of several board members of Zwiebelfreunde, a non-profit group that helps to support privacy and anonymity projects. Moritz… Read More


Announcing the first excerpt to a literary work consisting of two parts. The excerpt is provided. I wanted to include it as a brief glimpse of history. Even for those that can’t read the full book, I wanted to make this available to everyone. A short story if you will, with some of the most… Read More


The Trezor team says ‘signs point toward DNS poisoning or BGP hijacking’ as the means attackers hijacked legitimate traffic meant for the official wallet.trezor.io domain but redirected these users to a malicious server hosting a fake website. An investigation is still underway to determine the exact cause. The incident came to light after users complained… Read More


Bad news for Samsung phone owners: some devices are randomly sending your camera roll photos to your contacts without permission. As first spotted by Gizmodo, users are complaining about the issue on Reddit and the company’s official forums. One user says his phone sent all his photos to his girlfriend. The messages are being sent… Read More


European law enforcement agencies dismantled a Darknet drug trafficking network, seizing almost 800,000 doses of LSD and over $5 million in Bitcoin, IOTA, and Lumens. Ulbricht, better known by his deep web pseudonym, “Dread Pirate Roberts,” was charged with narcotics trafficking, computer hacking, and money laundering after his arrest at the Glen Park Branch Library… Read More


In a novel investigative strategy, rather than just following the money, investigators went undercover as someone converting Bitcoin into cash, exploiting a financial bottleneck faced by dark web criminals. Law enforcement agencies are always looking for new ways to identify suspects on the dark web, whether that means using malware to unmask people, executing wide… Read More


The lifting of the ban – put in place in January amidfears that ads were used for fraud –was welcomed by industry figures, with some saying that itindicated the firm’s recognition of the potential of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. But perhaps more significant than the immediate implications for cryptocurrency firms is what the movesignals about… Read More


Ticketmaster has warned customers that their personal information may have been compromised, after malicious code was discovered running on its website. Up to 40,000 UK customers who purchased, or attempted to purchase, tickets between February and June 23, 2018 are thought to be affected. In addition, international customers who purchased, or attempted to purchase, tickets… Read More