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Andy Greenberg / Wired:
FBI Director: Sony's ‘Sloppy’ North Korean Hackers Revealed Their IP Addresses   —  The Obama administration has been tightlipped about its controversial naming of the North Korean government as the definitive source of the hack that eviscerated Sony Pictures Entertainment late last year.
Jan 7, 2015, 2:30 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Over 80 Percent of Dark-Web Visits Relate to Pedophilia, Study Finds   —  The mysterious corner of the Internet known as the Dark Web is designed to defy all attempts to identify its inhabitants.  But one group of researchers has attempted to shed new light on what those users are doing under the cover of anonymity.
Dec 30, 2014, 8:05 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Google's new API for reCAPTCHA doesn't rely on distorted word test, instead uses cues like cookies, mouse movements, IP addresses and requires only one click   —  Google Can Now Tell You're Not a Robot With Just One Click  —  When Alan Turing first conceived of the Turing Test in 1947 …
Dec 3, 2014, 12:50 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
How the Russian Anonymous Marketplace has maintained a thriving dark web drug trade for more than two years   —  How a Russian Dark Web Drug Market Outlived the Silk Road (And Silk Road 2)  —  Silk Roads come and Silk Roads go.  But after every law enforcement crackdown shakes the dark web …
Nov 16, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Operation Onymous busted several contraband markets, arrested 17, captured $1M in bitcoin, seized 414 “.onion” domains used by Tor   —  Authorities Begin Scorched-Earth Purge of the Internet Underground  —  When “Operation Onymous” first came to light yesterday …
Nov 7, 2014, 7:55 AMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
FBI, DHS and Europol also seize drug markets Hydra and Cloud 9, with likely more to come in Operation Onymous   —  Not Just Silk Road 2: Feds Seize Two Other Drug Markets and Counting  —  A full-blown dark web drug crackdown is in the works, and it's not stopping with the Silk Road.
Nov 6, 2014, 7:35 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Silk Road 2.0 seized by FBI, DHS, Europol; alleged operator Blake Benthall arrested in SF, charged with narcotics trafficking, money laundering, hacking   —  Feds Seize Silk Road 2 in Major Dark Web Drug Bust  —  A year after the Silk Road 2 came online promising to revive …
Nov 6, 2014, 12:10 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Facebook now available through Tor browsers at an onion address, SSL still enabled   —  Why Facebook Just Launched Its Own ‘Dark Web’ Site  —  Facebook has never had much of a reputation for letting users hide their identities online.  But now the world's least anonymous website has just joined the Web's most anonymous network.
Oct 31, 2014, 2:05 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
More crowdfunding campaigns for routers promising anonymity follow Anonabox, but choose wisely   —  Now Everyone Wants to Sell You a Magical Anonymity Router.  Choose Wisely  —  Maintaining your privacy online, like investing in stocks or looking good naked, has become one of those nagging desires …
Oct 25, 2014, 8:25 AMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
After raising $600K, Anonabox Privacy Router project is suspended by Kickstarter for misleading funders, investors' pledges will be canceled   —  Kickstarter Freezes Anonabox Privacy Router Project for Misleading Funders  —  All August Germar asked for was $7,500 to fund his privacy-focused router project.
Oct 17, 2014, 4:43 PMIn context

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