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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Adios, Hola: Researchers say it's time to nix the 'poorly secured' service

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.

By June 1, 2015

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Silk Road founder Ross Ulbricht sentenced to life in prison

A New York judge hands illegal online drug site founder a life prison sentence in one of the strangest, darkest tales of Web culture.

By May 29, 2015

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How startup GitHub survived a massive five-day network attack (Q&A)

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.

By April 17, 2015

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Silk Road is 'Napster all over again,' says 'Deep Web' filmmaker

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.

By March 16, 2015