New Russian hacking targets anti-Trump conservative think tanks and Republican groups: Microsoft

… it seized websites created by hackers linked to the Russian unit … pages, however, were created by hackers to steal passwords. The software … now seeing another uptick in attacks. What is particular in this … ’t necessarily partisan in their attacks. “It’s about…

3.7.18 Darknet and Cybercrime Roundup

“Black Hand” Darknet Forum Seized by French Authorities French Customs brought down a darknet forum called the “Black Hand,” the Minister of Public Accounts announced in a press release. The forum functioned as a drug market and a fraud market, former users of the forum…

Napoli Group Counterfeiters Arrested in Bavarian Operation

The Bavarian State Office for Criminal Investigation seized more than 100,000 counterfeit Euro notes during a lengthy investigation into a so-called called “counterfeiting gang” responsible for producing and selling counterfeit Euro notes in Naples, Italy. Some readers might remember a connection between Naples and counterfeit…

German Man Sentenced for Ordering 200 Grams of Amphetamine

In Coburg, Germany, a seized package of amphetamines led to the arrest and recent sentencing of a 21-year-old for importing and possessing illegal substances. In less than three months, according to investigators, the young man had ordered nearly one kilogram of cocaine and and an…

Three Drug Buyers Arrested in Austrian Investigation

In July 2017, Customs Officials of the Frankfurt Customs Office in Germany seized a package of amphetamines addressed to a 28-year-old from the Rohrbach district of Austria. Over time, authorities became aware of three more packages of amphetamines addressed to the 28-year-old in Austria. In…

Anonymous Postal & Delivery Services – Could it work?

With Darknet Market use growing, there is an increasing amount of deliveries being seized. Is there potential for an anonymous postal service in which orders get delivered under the radar, or is it just not possible? The deep web is often used as a means…