Friday, July 21, 2017

After AlphaBay and Hansa, Dream Market reportedly also seized by police

Yesterday Europol announced the FBI, the DEA and the Dutch National Police have cooperated on a massive investigation aimed at shutting down AlphaBay and Hansa. Now rumors are spreading that the third largest illegal dark web marketplace, Dream Market, has also been compromised by authorities. Concerned Redditors have discovered a non-encrypted (‘clearnet‘) IP address in Dream’s source code, which many users are interpreting as a sign that law enforcement agencies might have taken over control of the market and are now actively monitoring the platform. While the claims are yet to be verified by more reliable sources, the moderators of the underground Reddit…

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