Category Archives: Dark Web

How a one man hacking operation was able to infiltrate international firms

An international hacking campaign targeting thousands of oil, mining and construction firms sounds like the work of a sophisticated criminal operation. The scale of such an endeavour suggests it would need extensive resources and manpower, potentially even nation-state backing.

But a newly

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How a one man hacking operation was able to infiltrate international …

An international hacking campaign targeting thousands of oil, mining and construction firms sounds like the work of a sophisticated criminal operation. The scale of such an endeavour suggests it would need extensive resources and manpower, potentially even nation-state backing.

But a newly

Read more at: http://www.zdnet.com/article/how-a-one-man-hacking-operation-was-able-to-compromise-international-firms/

UK Police Drafts Detailed Bitcoin Seizure Guide

UK Police Drafts Detailed Bitcoin Seizure GuideUK Police Drafts Detailed Bitcoin Seizure Guide

A think-tank backed by a group of UK-based law enforcement officials have published a newly drafted report called “Policing Bitcoin” which aims to standardize the practice of seizing bitcoin from criminals.

Also read: Coinbase Raises $100M to “Help Accelerate Digital Currency Adoption”

UK Police Aim to Understand Bitcoin

UK Police Drafts Detailed Bitcoin Seizure GuideUK Police Drafts Detailed Bitcoin Seizure GuideLast week the ‘N8 Policing Research Partnership’ published a report that

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Indianapolis Night Club Manager Guilty In Dark Web Drug Trafficking Case

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – United States Attorney Josh J. Minkler announced Wednesday that an Indianapolis night club manager was sentenced to 188 months in prison for his role in a nationwide heroin and cocaine trafficking ring on the so-called “Dark Web.” Pierre Burnett, Jr., 44, was sentenced in federal court for conspiracy to distribute heroin and cocaine, distribution of heroin and cocaine, and conspiracy to commit money laundering, according to Minkler. The arrest and conviction of Burnett, manager of Epic Ultra Lounge manager (formerly Tantrum) in Indianapolis, was the result of an investigation into the Dark Web, the release reports.

According to the release, Burnett, also known as “Doe” was the leader of the major heroin and cocaine distribution ring in the Indianapolis area and elsewhere.

“Gone are the days when criminals could cloak their drug trafficking activity behind the anonymity of the Dark Web,” Minkler said. “Our office is committed to

Read more at: https://patch.com/indiana/indianapolis/indianapolis-night-club-manager-convicted-role-nation-wide-drug-ring

Indianapolis Night Club Manager Guilty In Dark Web Drug … – Patch

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – United States Attorney Josh J. Minkler announced Wednesday that an Indianapolis night club manager was sentenced to 188 months in prison for his role in a nationwide heroin and cocaine trafficking ring on the so-called “Dark Web.” Pierre Burnett, Jr., 44, was sentenced in federal court for conspiracy to distribute heroin and cocaine, distribution of heroin and cocaine, and conspiracy to commit money laundering, according to Minkler. The arrest and conviction of Burnett, manager of Epic Ultra Lounge manager (formerly Tantrum) in Indianapolis, was the result of an investigation into the Dark Web, the release reports.

According to the release, Burnett, also known as “Doe” was the leader of the major heroin and cocaine distribution ring in the Indianapolis area and elsewhere.

“Gone are the days when criminals could cloak their drug trafficking activity behind the anonymity of the Dark Web,” Minkler said. “Our office is committed to

Read more at: https://patch.com/indiana/indianapolis/indianapolis-night-club-manager-convicted-role-nation-wide-drug-ring

Who is Marcus Hutchins, and why is he being indicted in Milwaukee?

Published Aug. 8, 2017 at 11:21 a.m.

British computer whiz and cybersecurity researcher Marcus Hutchins was hailed as a hero in June for preventing the spread of the infamous WannaCry malware.

Last Wednesday, Hutchins was treated more like a villain.

He was arrested in Las Vegas by the FBI for his alleged involvement in creating and distributing a different malware known as Kronos. He will appear in court in Milwaukee on on Aug. 14.

The U.K. citizen was in Las Vegas for the Defcon Hacking Conference. His arrest followed a two-year investigation, which was led by

Read more at: https://onmilwaukee.com/buzz/articles/marcus-hutchins-trial-milwaukee.html

British Model Was Allegedly Kidnapped To Be Sold On The Dark Web

CBS Local — A 20-year-old British model says she was kidnapped by a gang that was planning to sell her as a slave on the dark web. Chloe Ayling was reportedly abducted during a trip to Milan, Italy on July 11 and spent a week in the hands of the cyber-crime group known as “Black Death.”

“Attacked, drugged, handcuffed and closed inside a suitcase, that’s how a 20-year-old English model was kidnapped on July 11 in Milan to be sold to the best offer,” Milan police said in a statement, per CBS News. Ayling says the alleged kidnappers held her in a Turin farmhouse for six days before discovering she had an infant son. The model claims that one of the men said their boss was upset that a young mother had been kidnapped, which is reportedly against the crime syndicate’s code.

 

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British Model Was Allegedly Kidnapped To Be Sold On The Dark Web

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CBS Local — A 20-year-old British model says she was kidnapped by a gang that was planning to sell her as a slave on the dark web. Chloe Ayling was reportedly abducted during a trip to Milan, Italy on July 11 and spent a week in the hands of the cyber-crime group known as “Black Death.”

“Attacked, drugged, handcuffed and closed inside a suitcase, that’s how a 20-year-old English model was kidnapped on July 11 in Milan to be sold to the best offer,” Milan police said in a statement, per CBS News. Ayling says the alleged kidnappers held her in a Turin farmhouse for six days before discovering she had an infant son. The model claims that one of the men said their boss was upset that a young mother had been kidnapped, which is reportedly against the crime syndicate’s code.

 

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Read more at: http://miami.cbslocal.com/2017/08/07/british-model-kidnapped-dark-web/

British Model Was Allegedly Kidnapped To Be Sold On The Dark Web

CBS Local — A 20-year-old British model says she was kidnapped by a gang that was planning to sell her as a slave on the dark web. Chloe Ayling was reportedly abducted during a trip to Milan, Italy on July 11 and spent a week in the hands of the cyber-crime group known as “Black Death.”

“Attacked, drugged, handcuffed and closed inside a suitcase, that’s how a 20-year-old English model was kidnapped on July 11 in Milan to be sold to the best offer,” Milan police said in a statement, per CBS News. Ayling says the alleged kidnappers held her in a Turin farmhouse for six days before discovering she had an infant son. The model claims that one of the men said their boss was upset that a young mother had been kidnapped, which is reportedly against the crime syndicate’s code.

 

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Use social media to reach out to public: police heads told

According to the decisions taken at the two-day conference, police heads at district level should evolve mechanism in consultation with state police chief to communicate and disseminate information to the public through social media. DH file photo

According to the decisions taken at the two-day conference, police heads at district level should evolve mechanism in consultation with state police chief to communicate and disseminate information to the public through social media. DH file photo

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