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Darknet Child Porn Bust Leads to Hundreds of Arrests in China

Posted on November 22nd, 2016.

According to the South China Morning Post (SCMP), hundreds of suspects have been arrested in China after a darknet child porn ring was taken down. Reportedly, the videos the ring had were accessed more than 20,000 times, and featured more than 30 under-age girls being abducted, raped and molested. The child porn ring was run by a...



Dutch Police Warns Dark Web Marketplace Users: “You Have Our Attention”

Posted on November 11th, 2016.

As part of Operation Hyperion, an operation conducted by law enforcement agencies all over the world, Dutch authorities have taken down a Dark Web marketplace and posted a warning on it. The marketplace’s frontpage lists active and arrested vendors, as well as identified buyers At the top, you can read “You have our attention”. If a...



FBI Releases Darknet Marketplace Primer

Posted on November 9th, 2016.

The FBI released on November 1 a primer on darknet marketplaces, just one week after the Bureau wrapped up, along with other U.S. law enforcement, Operation Hyperion. The Operation intended to disrupt darknet marketplaces on the international level. According to the FBI, the operation started with the Five Eyes Law Enforcement Group...



In Child Porn Bust, FBI May Have Used Malware on Innocent Users

Posted on November 8th, 2016.

In 2013, the FBI confiscated Freedom Hosting, a service that hosted websites on the dark web, including several child pornography websites and private email service TorMail. When it happened, it was seen as a massive victory, but recently unsealed documents show the FBI may have used malware on innocent users. Three years ago, the FBI...



Netflix Outage Sees This Weekend’s Binge Watching Die

Posted on October 1st, 2016.

Netflix goes down and the world erupts in collective despair. This Saturday afternoon (Eastern Time), Netflix went offline. Not entirely offline. The homepage still loads, with a big buffet offering of Netflix original TV shows and movies. This spread is just a tease, however, as users are instead greeted with an error message in any...



Comodo Uses Intellectual Property Claim to Thwart Free Competitor

Posted on June 24th, 2016.

Let’s face it: it’s hard to compete with free. The Let’s Encrypt initiative has been around for some time now as part of essentially all of Silicon Valley’s mission to make the web a more secure place through the use of the secure sockets layer protocol, which is a system that relies on certificate authorities vetting the validity of a...



Speedtest Hastens to Drop Flash

Posted on December 8th, 2015.

It’s raining punches on Adobe’s Flash and has been for a few years of late. Speedtest, the world’s most popular bandwidth speed tester is now experimenting a beta version of an HTML5-based speed test, well on its way to drop Flash completely. Ookla’s Speedtest.net is among the most popular websites in the world and for good reason. It is...

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Dmitriy Lavrov
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Mate Csar
Trader and financial analyst, with 10 years of experience in the field. An expert in technical analysis and risk management, but also an avid practitioner of value investment and passive Read More
Justin O’Connell
Justin O’Connell is a cryptocurrency journalist who works have appeared in the U.S.’s third largest weekly, the San Diego Reader & VICE.
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Rakesh Upadhyay is a Technical Analyst and Portfolio Consultant for The Summit Group. He has more than a decade of experience as a private trader. His philosophy is to use Read More
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