US and European police say they closed more than 400 online contraband markets and arrested 17 people -- who thought they were hidden by the popular tool.
Whether you're a regular user of Web privacy tools like Tor and Tails, or you've just checked out their websites, the NSA could be tracking your online movements, a new investigation reveals.
The names, addresses, and SSNs for Twitter founders and CEO are published to the "hidden" Internet, possibly in retaliation for account suspensions.
An underground Web site, with more than 27,000 members and hosting more than 2,000 explicit videos of minors, is shuttered with 14 of its alleged operators arrested.
Attorneys for the mastermind of the illegal-drugs site have filed an appeal. It's another episode in one of the strangest, darkest tales of Web culture run amok.
Facebook once again turns to encryption in efforts to boost individual user privacy.
Millions of people worldwide use Hola, but the virtual private network provider has come under fire for allegedly selling its users' bandwidth and opening them up to serious security risks.
A New York judge hands illegal online drug site founder a life prison sentence in one of the strangest, darkest tales of Web culture.
The collaborative coding site scrambled to withstand the opening salvo from what researchers dubbed China's Great Cannon. But CEO Chris Wanstrath says that was just the beginning.
The director of a new film about Silk Road says he found striking parallels between the issues surrounding the online drug bazaar and Napster, the original music-sharing service.