Update 11/10/14 : Hacker news reporting Operation Onymous has led to take-down of more than “410 hidden services” that sell illegal goods and services from drugs to murder-for-hire assassins by masking their identities using the Tor encryption network. The article also goes on to report this is the largest operation in history of Law Enforcement against the DarkNet. Full Article can be found here.
Update at 4:00 p.m. ET: At least two more sites were also seized. Read the full accounting of what we know about the operation so far.
A year after the Silk Road 2 came online promising to revive the Dark Web drug trade following its predecessor’s seizure by the FBI, the sequel has suffered the same fate.
The US has charged a Russian man with being behind a major cybercrime operation that affected individuals and businesses worldwide.
Evgeniy Bogachev, said to be known as “lucky12345″ and “slavik”, is accused of being involved in attacks on more than a million computers. (more…)
Security researchers tonight are poring over a piece of malicious software that takes advantage of a Firefox security vulnerability to identify some users of the privacy-protecting Tor anonymity network. (more…)
FBI Director Robert Mueller said today the bureau was surveilling the United States with drones. (more…)
Con air … Leonardo DiCaprio as Frank Abagnale Jr in Steven Spielberg’s Catch Me If You Can. Photograph: Moviestore Collection/Rex Features
Frank Abagnale, the man dubbed the world’s greatest conman, has issued a stark warning about the dangers of identity theft and children using Facebook. (more…)
DNS is in the news as the FBI will be shutting down Internet use for a large amount of U.S. based users this July, so we wanted to take a moment to bring some clarity to the situation especially if you’re one of the people that could be affected. (more…)
Reports indicate that Anonymous used a new method in bringing down DOJ and FBI sites. According to Gawker, they used twitter links to dupe folks into assisting with LOIC attacks on both locations. (more…)
The iPhone Is About To Become The FBI’s Newest Crime-Fighting Partner | Cult of Mac.
User jella_joe brought this link to my attention. Seems law enforcement is getting a NEW TOOL in fighting crime. Apple’s all aglow over it too.