Updated Phishing Warning from Empire Market

Updated Phishing Warning from Empire Market
Empire Market staff member Se7en posted an updated warning about phishing links amidst the ongoing battle between the marketplace and scammers stealing thousands of dollars from users by spreading malicious links. The links, as noted in previous warnings, send unsuspecting users to a phishing proxy that looks and acts like the real market. Read more

PSA: Empire Market is Back Online

PSA: Empire Market is Back Online
Empire Market temporarily dropped offline on June 28. People spreading phishing links on Reddit and other forums made a lot of money. The unexpected downtime had some of the most reliable sources questioning the status of the market. This is simply a public service announcement that Empire Market is back online and that dark.fail has working mirrors. Read more

Phishing: Ex-mod Explains How to Bypass Empire Market's 2FA System

Phishing: Ex-mod Explains How to Bypass Empire Market's 2FA System
In a public paste, one of the most prolific entities responsible for phishing Empire Market users pointed out how easily he—or anyone with the ability to run a proxy—could bypass the marketplace's "anti-phishing features." The former Empire Market mod demonstrated how even when presented with the correct Empire Market address, the end user ignores the legitimate Empire Market link in the 2FA message. Read more