You hear stories like that all the time — someone bought, mined, or get payed in Bitcoins in 2011, dumped old computer, and then — bam! — the coins are worth 4 000 $ each in 2017. There is no use crying over spilled crypto milk — very few saw that coming. But what caused such massive cash influx into Bitcoin? Why it […]
Compliance-as-a-service company, Coinfirm claims to know where over 66,000 Bitcoins were moved after the BTC-e hack.
The Blockchain technology is providing us with the bricks to build a decentralized world. This has many advantages, but there is a dark side too.
US government, in cooperation with European authorities, has shut down the infamous dark web market, AlphaBay.
Largest mixing service BitMixer shuts down in a matter of days, leaving users both puzzled and curious. Announcements motivated by ethical reasons to stop offering the serv…
Darket phisher claims to have amassed $1 mln worth of Bitcoin in just 14 months
Shadow online marketplace AlphaBay is shut down in a sting operation reminiscent of the Silk Road takedown in 2013.
The Bitcoin and altcoin market keep exhibiting a high level of volatility, suggesting easy manipulation by a minute segment of participants as the case currently may be. …
Cryptocurrency use on the darkweb is beyond anyone’s control.
Zimbabwe has begun printing bond notes, allegedly pegged to the US dollar, to curb inflation, as other countries turn to Bitcoin. ]]>
A new study by a blockchain analytics firm has identified the most popular dark web markets. Source
A soon-to-be-released study has found evidence that bitcoin’s market is now a venue for “legitimate” commerce.
OpenBazaar is growing to be a more refined, robust, secure and efficient version of eBay. ]]>
Carl Force, a member of Baltimore’s Silk Road task force and former U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agent has finally plead for an agreement with prosecutors.
Multiple countries are working together to target the dark web’s online markets, and bitcoin is on their watch list.