According to a press release from Thailand’s Immigration Bureau, a special task force led an investigation into the activities of an Austrian man who had allegedly been downloading and sharing child abuse content through various darkweb forums.
Germany in the DeepWeb: Fake SQL Injection and OPSEC Failures
German authorities, after the “Munich massacre,” doubled their efforts to investigate criminal activity on the darkweb. One of their targets was the forum “Germany in the DeepWeb.” Prosecutors in the case against the suspected forum adminstrator have detailed some of the unique tactics used during the investigation into the forum.
Encrypted eMail Company ProtonMail Denies Being Hacked
A recent paste on Pastebin claimed that hackers had hacked the encypted email service Protonmail. The so-called hackers provided no proof of the hack and the email service has responded, denying any hack had every ocurred.
Florida Man Turns Himself in for Downloading Child Porn
An unusual individual walked into a police department in Florida, showed a police officer child pornography, and asked to get arrested. He told the police that he had downloaded the content from the darkweb.
Netherlands: 14 Arrested in International Drug Bust
Many kilos of hard drugs, money and bitcoins were found on Tuesday, November 6, during a police operation in Overijssel, Drenthe and Limburg. The search was the result of a long-running investigation into drug production and drug trafficking via the darkweb. The suspects in this investigation communicated via cryptophones. Part of their communication was intercepted by the police in an announcement that was published on Tuesday.
Interview: Mods of a German Darkweb Forum
Former moderators of the German darkweb forum “Germany in the Deep Web” conducted an interview with a German website. The interview covered important topics and the future of freedom of speech on the darkweb.