Browsing the "Silk Road 2.0" Tag

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Welshman Pleads Guilty to Silk Road 2.0 Drug Offences

| Jon Southurst

A 29 year-old man in Wales has pleaded guilty to five drug charges related to the Silk Road 2.0 marketplace, but did not make a deal with prosecutors.


Alleged Silk Road 2.0 Accomplice Arrested on Conspiracy Charges

| Yessi Bello Perez

Federal investigators have confirmed that Brian Richard Farrell has been arrested in connection with black market website Silk Road 2.0.

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Third of Sites Seized in Operation Onymous Were ‘Clones’

| Joon Ian Wong

Operation Onymous seized more than 100 'cloned' sites, where no illicit trading was taking place, a security researcher has found.

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Bitcoin Price Surges Past $400 Mark

| Nermin Hajdarbegovic

The bitcoin price has surged past $400 for the first time since mid-October, gaining over 9% today.

Markets Weekly: Bitcoin Rises Amid Dark Markets Crackdown

| Joon Ian Wong

The bitcoin price has risen after a variety of law-enforcement agencies conducted an inter-continental crackdown on dark markets.

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Day of Reckoning for Dark Markets as Hundreds of Domains Seized

| Stan Higgins

Operation Onymous has resulted in a string of arrests and dark web domain shutdowns in the past 48 hours.

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Silk Road 2.0 Seized, Alleged Operator Unmasked in FBI Crackdown

| Pete Rizzo

Blake Benthall, the alleged operator of Silk Road 2.0, has been arrested and charged in a Manhattan federal court.

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Dark Markets Grow Bigger and Bolder in Year Since Silk Road Bust

| Joon Ian Wong

The FBI may have taken Silk Road down, but dark markets seem to be booming a year after that marketplace was shuttered.


Silk Road 2.0 Hit by ‘Sophisticated’ DDoS Attack

| Nermin Hajdarbegovic

An advanced DDoS attack has forced online black market Silk Road 2.0 to suspend services to maintain security.

Silk Road 2.0 Claims 80% of Stolen Bitcoin Repaid to Customers

| Pete Rizzo

Silk Road 2.0 now estimates all victims who lost bitcoin in its February hack will be repaid by mid-June.