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.
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.
The motion claims prosecutors did not turn over evidence that might have cleared Ulbricht until two weeks before the trial began.
The National Security Agency uses a bit of jiu-jitsu to turn the structure of Web ad networks against people who run Tor to remain anonymous.
Latest secret documents provided by Edward Snowden and published by Guardian show that National Security Agency has been trying to break through online anonymity provided by popular tool.
According to testimony in US federal court, more than a few hackers tried to blackmail the illegal marketplace before it was shut down in 2013 -- and at least two were paid off.
Brian Richard Farrell was identified by Homeland Security in July and arrested Tuesday following an investigation into his alleged activities on the black market site Silk Road 2.0.