Tag: Darknet

French spy used darknet to sell access to national mass-surveillance databases

A cop working for the Direction Générale de la Sécurité Intérieure (the French national domestic surveillance agency) used the darknet marketplace Black Hand to sell access to France’s prodigious national surveillance apparatus to criminals: give him a phone number and he’d track its location; give him a name and he’d tell you whether that […]

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More than 35 darknet vendors busted by feds in sting operation

Federal authorities seized weapons, drugs, and $23.6 million in cash.Image: Getty Images/iStockphoto By Johnny Lieu2018-06-27 02:45:53 UTC More than 35 people have been arrested by federal U.S. authorities as part of a sting operation targeting darknet vendors. The year-long operation included the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), the U.S. Secret Service (USSS), ICE’s Homeland Security Investigations […]

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