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Police skirt Tor anonymity software in shutting down illegal websites

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.

By November 7, 2014


NSA likely targets anybody who's 'Tor-curious'

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.

By July 3, 2014


Personal data for Twitter founders leaked on Tor network

The names, addresses, and SSNs for Twitter founders and CEO are published to the "hidden" Internet, possibly in retaliation for account suspensions.

By June 10, 2014


​Mystery startup from ex-Mozilla CEO aims to go where tech titans won't

Brendan Eich, who left the Firefox maker during a firestorm over his anti-gay-marriage views, says his new startup's software will make the Internet faster, safer and better in ways today's Net powers won't pursue.

By November 17, 2015


Your identity is sold for $1 in the Dark Web

If you or your company is a victim of a cyberattack, where does this stolen data go, and to what purpose?

By September 23, 2015


Homeland Security busts child porn ring on Tor network

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.

By March 18, 2014


Adultery site Ashley Madison confirms leak of actual user data

Hit by a hack in July, the dating site says some of the stolen data has been published online but no credit card information has leaked, according to Reuters.

By August 19, 2015


Adobe promises patch for Hacking Team zero-day flaw

The security flaw affects every version of Flash Player and remained undetected until the catastrophic Hacking Team data breach.

By July 8, 2015


Silk Road founder appeals conviction a week after life sentence

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.

By June 5, 2015


Facebook wants to make its emails to you more secure

Facebook once again turns to encryption in efforts to boost individual user privacy.

By June 1, 2015