Tech giants like Google and Alibaba are working to save endangered species
Black markets have been using popular social apps and platforms to ply their illicit trade.
Authorities bust AlphaBay, the dark web's biggest marketplace
AlphaBay became the go-to place following the demise of Silk Road.
Dark net black markets are turning to bug bounty programs
They're hoping putting bounties on bugs could help solve their security issues.
Silk Road 2.0 staffer gets 8 years in prison
Helping a black market website rise from the grave carries a stiff penalty.
Rogue federal agent to serve 6.5 years for Silk Road scandal
A former federal agent was sentenced to 78 months in prison for his involvement with the defunct online black market, Silk Road.
Key Silk Road witness gets 2.5 years in jail
Michael Duch, an IT consultant who became a drug kingpin on Silk Road has been sentenced to two-and-a-half years in jail.
Judge denies mistrial in case against Silk Road's founder (again)
If you were hoping that Ross Ulbricht (Dread Pirate Roberts of Silk Road fame) was going to get a...
FedEx charged with transporting drugs for illegal online pharmacies
Live animals. Hazardous waste. Used tires. Cash. These are all items that you can't ship via FedEx...
Study claims that virtual drug dealing cuts back on real violence
Few would say the FBI was doing something wrong by shutting down Silk Road's online black market,...