August 28, 2019

AlphaBay Market

What was AlphaBay? AlphaBay was an darknet market which operated on an onion service of the Tor network. It was shut down after a law enforcement action as a part of Operation […]
August 28, 2019

Closed For Business: Taking Down Darknet Markets

Darknet markets come and go for various reasons. Over the last several years we’ve seen law enforcement take down several of the largest darknet markets to […]
August 27, 2019

A Behavior-based Method for Detecting Distributed Scan Attacks in Darknets

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August 27, 2019

Inside Darknet: the takedown of Silk Road

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August 26, 2019
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How Tor Works

Today, Tor is already in its third generation. To hide the identities and the activities of its users, the system uses a routing process where separate cryptographic keys are created for each segment of the information flow.