Pierluigi Paganini July 08, 2017
UK Police: Accessing the Darkweb could be a sign of terrorism

In a leaflet distributed by the UK authorities, the police tell citizens to be vigilant on anyone using the darkweb. The widespread of terrorism in Europe has been very severe recently. As a way of effectively dealing with In a wake of recent terror attacks, London authorities are conducting various initiatives to fight the threat. […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 19, 2016
Boffins analyzed EXIF metadata in photos on principal blackmarkets

Two researchers have analyzed images Exif metadata included in the photos used by crooks to advertise their products on black marketplaces in the dark web. Darknets are a privileged environment for crooks that intend to develop a prolific business protecting their anonymity, anyway, there are several aspects that they need to consider in order to […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 20, 2015
Evolution of 3D Printing Technology Raises Security Concerns

This post is an excerpt from the article titled “Evolution of 3D Printing Technology Raises Security Concerns” available on the Infosec Institute. Also known as the term additive manufacturing (AM), 3D printing is a process for making a three-dimensional object of almost any shape starting from a 3D model or other electronic data source. Through […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 22, 2014
Grams, the search engine for the black markets

It has been officially announced the launch of the beta version of Grams Darknet Market Search Engine specialized for researches in the underground markets. All my readers know my involvement in the researches conducted on Tor Network, and more in general on the Deep Web. Recently, many events have shocked the Tor community, the revelation […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 28, 2014
FBI seized Tormail database, it has the access to all users emails

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) seized the database of Tormail service for its investigation on cybercrime and illegal online hacking. Do you have used the Tormail Email service to protect your privacy? Are you searching for anonymity online? Well, the revelation regarding Tor Stinks project and many recent news on the spying activity discovered on Tor Traffic made […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 08, 2013
The Silk Road black market reloaded … 2.0 is out!

A new version of the popular black market Silk Road has been launched, the greatest illegal marketplace on Tor network has risen again. The Silk Road is up again, the biggest black market of the Tor network came online on Wednesday. Silk Road was seized by the FBI last October, law enforcement has also identified […]