Dark HunTOR: 150 arrested, $31 million seized in major dark web bust

The police sting spanned three continents and involved crackdowns in nine countries. Law enforcement agencies from Europe, the United States and Australia have teamed up to arrest some 150 people who are believed to have sold and bought illegal drugs and other illicit goods on the dark web. “More than €26.7 million (USD 31 million) … More Dark HunTOR: 150 arrested, $31 million seized in major dark web bust

$38 million worth of gift cards stolen and sold on dark web

Easy to redeem and hard to trace, gift cards remain a hot commodity in the criminal underground. A cybercriminal has sold almost 900,000 gift cards and over 300,000 payment cards on a top-tier cybercrime forum on the dark web. The total value of the cards was claimed to be some US$38 million. The hacker probably gained … More $38 million worth of gift cards stolen and sold on dark web

Brave browser’s Tor mode exposed users’ dark web activity

A bug in the ad blocking component of Brave’s Tor feature caused the browser to leak users’ DNS queries. Brave, one of the top-rated browsers for privacy, has fixed a bug in its Private Windows with Tor feature that leaked the .onion URLs for websites visited by the browser’s users, according to a report by an anonymous researcher, … More Brave browser’s Tor mode exposed users’ dark web activity