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Bitcoin Isn’t the King of the Darknet Anymore, BTC Transactions Has Dropped
Jul 18, 2020 at 10:50
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Bitcoin Isn’t the King of the Darknet Anymore, BTC Transactions Has Dropped
The Bitcoin transactions on the darknet has decreased dramatically in 2020 compared to other years.
The King for Thieves: Criminals Tend to Choose Monero Over Bitcoin
Jul 02, 2020 at 13:28
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The King for Thieves: Criminals Tend to Choose Monero Over Bitcoin
Cryptocurrency has been attracting illegal dealers since its very inception. Due to its anonymity and security, Bitcoin was widely used as a payment method on the darknet shadow markets. However, lately criminals started paying more attention to Monero as this cryptocurrency allows for an enhanced secrecy and disguise.
Pressure from Cryptocurrency Exchanges Weakens Darknet Dealers but Doesn’t Stop Them
Jun 28, 2020 at 13:02
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Pressure from Cryptocurrency Exchanges Weakens Darknet Dealers but Doesn’t Stop Them
Cryptocurrency exchanges actively apply KYC regulations to pressure darknet entrepreneurs. Despite the reduction of cryptocurrency transactions on the darknet, criminals are still active in their shadow industry.
Hackers Steal Information of 129 Million Russian Car Owners to Sell for Cryptocurrency
May 18, 2020 at 12:09
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Hackers Steal Information of 129 Million Russian Car Owners to Sell for Cryptocurrency
At least 129 million Russian motorists now have their information with an unknown hacker group that is attempting to sell it on the darknet for cryptocurrency.
Counterfeit Medical Supplies from China Grow with Rising Demand
Apr 20, 2020 at 11:58
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Counterfeit Medical Supplies from China Grow with Rising Demand
As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads around the world, the demand for medical supplies such as test kits, reagents, masks etc. skyrockets. In its turn, the growing deficiency has pushed a growth in counterfeit products.
Darknet Entrepreneurs Sell Protective Medical Equipment for Bitcoin
Apr 07, 2020 at 11:57
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Darknet Entrepreneurs Sell Protective Medical Equipment for Bitcoin
Darknet shops that sell drugs and stolen credentials are now offering N95 respirator masks and anti-malaria medicines. To stay anonymous, these underground entrepreneurs accept bitcoin payments.
Coronavirus and Price Volatility Cause Bitcoin Transactions Decrease, Darknet Suffers the Most
Apr 03, 2020 at 09:06
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Coronavirus and Price Volatility Cause Bitcoin Transactions Decrease, Darknet Suffers the Most
Most people use bitcoin for investment rather than for payments, it is a currency, after all. And some users perform transactions with it just like with ordinary money, which it is, in fact. However, as the price of bitcoin has become highly volatile, the number of people willing to spend it has decreased sharply.
Bear Market did not Prevent Users From Engaging Themselves in Darknet
Jan 31, 2019 at 10:14
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Bear Market did not Prevent Users From Engaging Themselves in Darknet
Prices were falling all last year but this fact didn’t prevent people from conducting transactions on the darknet.  Moreover, reliable sources claim that the number of bitcoin payments on darknet by the end of 2018 doubled since the beginning of the year.
Drug Dealers: Nine Criminals Are Behind Bars for Dealing in Narcotics Using Crypto
Dec 27, 2018 at 09:48
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Drug Dealers: Nine Criminals Are Behind Bars for Dealing in Narcotics Using Crypto
Authorities in South Korea arrested 9 drug dealers who sold narcotics through an obscured online platform using crypto, according to a report by Korea Herald. The office of Seoul Central District Prosecutor revealed on December 23, 2018, that the purported criminals used the darknet and even developed a website purposely to sell drugs.
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