CiperTrace filed their second "Monero-tracing" patent application. They actively participate in the Monero network to gather intelligence. https://darknetlive.com/post/cipertrace-filed-another-monero-tracing-patent-application/
179 darknet vendors and buyers were recently arrested. Europol's self-congratulation: "The golden age of the dark web marketplace is over.”
Meanwhile on the darknet: more markets are online than ever before. Each bust inspires a new generation of admins. https://www.forbes.com/sites/thomasbrewster/2020/09/22/epic-dark-web-bust-sees-179-arrests-and-65-million-seized/#dfe4376440c5
Dark.fail is under a DDoS attack that is largely being mitigated by onionbalance. Phishers profit greatly when we are offline, remember to PGP verify all links and Bitcoin addresses before interacting with them. https://dark.fail/pgp
In May and June 2020 we found and removed a group of Tor exit relays that were messing with exit traffic. They left almost all exit traffic alone, and we don't know whether any users were successfully attacked.
I was mentioned in a leaked FBI report. Here's what they think of me. https://darknetlive.com/post/fact-check-feds-did-not-call-darkdotfail-a-criminal-enterprise/
Activists: Twitter is not your friend. Many apps will actively try to doxx you in the name of "preventing abuse." Any form you fill can and will be subpoenaed. #doxxUX
Nightmare Market's exit scam continues three months after they locked all sellers out. Unlike most exits where admins suddenly run with the money, Nightmare has remained online.
Unaware buyers can sign up and deposit, but the admins keep the money and nothing is shipped. #scam
Breaking: Dread's admin Hugbunter is alive. He confirmed his identity to me, proved control of his PGP key. Dread remains in maintenance mode. http://dark.fail/dread
Dread has been online for over 72 hours thanks to Hugbunter's hard work. Two mirrors are live at https://dark.fail
Dread is somewhat back online at a temporary mirror address issued by HugBunter. Follow /r/DreadAlert for continuing updates. https://www.reddit.com/r/DreadAlert/comments/c6x5lg/temporary_mirror_address_issued/
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