Analysis: Is the FBI Using Unauthorized Operating Systems to Investigate DNMs?

Recently, Dark Web News published a story about the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)’s very public Joint Criminal Opioid Darknet Enforcement (dubbed the J-CODE team), and their targeting of high profile vendors on darknet markets. It’s unquestionably a politically charged initiative on the back of the Trump administration’s rhetoric which seems to consist of his…

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New Tor Project Executive Director

The Tor Project, reputed for developing the most reliable anonymity and privacy tool in the world, has finally landed its next executive director. Earlier this year Shari Steele, who is the current ED, announced her retirement from Tor. Since then, the Tor Project has been on the hunt for a new executive leader, and as…

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Italy’s Anti-Corruption Agency Embraces Tor Onion Services for Whistleblowing

The Italian Anti-Corruption Authority, a national administrative watchdog, has officially launched a national whistleblowing forum using Tor onion services. This has been seen as a big move by many. It is geared toward encouraging whistleblowers to expose corruption cases, which are on the rise in Italy among other illegal activities. Globally, Tor onion services are…

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