As marketplaces struggle to provide current and working mirror links, bad actors have been creating and launching hundreds of sites aimed at phishing the credentials of darkweb market users and emptying the wallets of their market accounts. Phishing links are at an all time high for marketplaces but also for sites where users find their links, such as Dark.fail or Darknetlive.
Dream Market is Shutting Down
According to an announcement on the Dream Market homepage, the marketplace is shutting down and transferring into the hands of a new company.
Flugsvamp 2.0 Admin Busted in Sweden
According to the National Unit Against International and Organized Crime, the administrator of the Swedish darkweb market “Flugsvamp 2.0” has been arrested for several drug trafficking offenses. Little information, other than what one news outlet published, has been made available at this point.