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Tor Project Blocked A Brazilian University From Running A Relay

A Brazilian university was banned from using a Tor relay since the researchers harvested the .onion.top addresses of the visitors. A research project at the University of Campinas in São Paulo worked on a tool that could differentiate the malicious hidden service from the benign ones. The researchers ran a Tor relay for the project, however, the Tor Project discovered ... Read More »

Two Arrested In Germany For Running A Fake Microsoft Support Center

German police arrested two suspects in Wilhelmshaven, Lower Saxony for running a fake Microsoft support center. At the end of February, the cybercrime team of the Wilhelmshaven police searched residential and business premises in the Wilhelmshaven area arresting two suspects and gathering extensive evidence in the case. According to police information, the two defendants allegedly worked for an international criminal ... Read More »

Victoria University Student Charged For Running Dark Net Market

During a global law enforcement crackdown, a 22-year-old man was charged for running a market website on the dark web. According to the police, Victoria University students set up the site to trade drugs. The action was performed during a global law enforcement sting called Operation Hyperion. Police arrested six persons so far and sent 66 formal warnings. The 22-year-old ... Read More »

Co-Admin of The Love Zone Admits to Running Another Deepweb Child Porn Site

In 2014, Taskforce Argos took down the child porn site The Love Zone (TLZ) and captured Britain’s “worst pedophile ever. The site’s administrator, Shannon McCoole, testified against several co-admins following his arrest. One man, a 33-year-old from Bornholm, was just discovered to be one such co-admin while running another child porn site. In February 2016, Danish police raided the home ... Read More »

German Police: Counterfeit Euros Running Wild In Germany

Counterfeit money crimes rose by 42 percent in Germany last year, according to a new federal report. Authorities have attributed the spike in crime to better quality fakes and online sellers. Fake Euro notes and counterfeit money crimes both rose dramatically in 2015, according to a report released Monday by Germany’s Federal Criminal Police Agency(BKA). Last year 86,500 cases were ... Read More »

Coleraine Man Busted For Running Drug Ring In Northern Ireland

Richard Sinclair (32) and Kyle Hall (25), have been arrested for selling drugs. The police think that Sinclair was the ”mastermind” of the operation, he was running most of it. According to the police, the international drug dealer had a gambling problem. His defense counsel, Michael Boyd, has stated that the gambling problem could be the cause of the whole ... Read More »

Australian Man Accused Of Running An International Child Porn Ring

There have been quite some events regarding child pornography. If you can remember, there was a case when the FBI has busted a large CP website that had around 215.000 users. Also, there has been a pretty weird case on a child pornography domain where the site admin has set up a system (crowdfunding platform) that allows members to mine ... Read More »

Ross Ulbricht: Found Guilty of Running Silk Road as Dread Pirate Roberts

Ross Ulbricht now faces life in prison for founding & running the original Silk Road website. Ulbricht was charged with seven counts including: trafficking drugs on the Internet, narcotics-trafficking conspiracy, running a continuing criminal enterprise, computer-hacking conspiracy and money-laundering conspiracy. (The case is U.S. v. Ulbricht, 14-cr-068, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York (Manhattan)). After nearly four hours ... Read More »