USA rioters burned this darknet user's drugs. (by destroying a postal office)

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.

How do we know if Dread is compromised? We cannot yet. Hug has disappeared for weeks in the past. I believe this "deadman's switch" was calibrated to be too sensitive, activating upon Hug being away for three days. Want to use Dread? Always encrypt private messages, obey laws.

Breaking: Dread's admin Hugbunter is alive. He confirmed his identity to me, proved control of his PGP key. Dread remains in maintenance mode.

This was satisfying. The ONLY valid link for DarkDotFail is our name: Reset your passwords and enable 2FA immediately if you have ever used anything else. boosted

Dread has been online for over 72 hours thanks to Hugbunter's hard work. Two mirrors are live at

Dread is somewhat back online at a temporary mirror address issued by HugBunter. Follow /r/DreadAlert for continuing updates.

Empire market is back online after hours of downtime. technical glitch? Not an exit but certainly a scare.

Dread is offline due to another DDoS attack. It's really up to the @torproject to fix the issue. Hugbunter will post updates to

A DDoS attacker continues to ravage the darknet. Empire Market has generated over 50 onion addresses in the past five days, rotating them out as the attacker discovers them.

Dream Market, the largest drug marketplace on the darknet, is shutting down after a six year run. This was the longest uptime any darknet market in history. Silk Road was online from Feb 2011 to Oct 2013. Dream Market: Apr 2013 to Apr 2019.

ALERT: Assume that Dream Market is compromised. Today they announced they are shutting down 30 days from now, in April. Law enforcement ran Hansa as a honeypot for 30 days after seizing it. This feels very similar. Follow discussion on Dread

Grams, a "Google for drug listings", shuttered months ago. This week Masterlist launched as its replacement. We'll see how long it stays online.


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