Deep web articles

The Dark Web: A quick guide to exploring the hidden Internet

#ThrowbackThursday The deep web is not actually a 'place' but rather anywhere other than the visible web that is crawled, indexed and accessed through links fetched by search engines. It's several times bigger than the visible web, and it encompasses a lot more than the illegal or otherwise questionable activities that it is often associated with -- though there's certainly a lot of that going on, too.

Dutch police seize 'deep web' drug marketplace Utopia

Dutch police say they have seized an online drug marketplace similar to Silk Road. Utopia, which launched just last week, was expected to eventually become a major competitor to the new Silk Road which launched shortly after suspected Silk Road…

Silk Road mastermind allegedly ordered six murders for $730,000

It’s going from bad to worse for alleged Silk Road mastermind Ross Ulbricht as federal prosecutors in New York recently filed paperwork accusing him of ordering six murders for a total of $730,000. Two murder for hire plots were detailed…

Deep Web news: Silk Road competitor Atlantis calls it quits

Silk Road competitor Atlantis recently announced plans to shut down shop following a brief six-month run. A message on the website said the service was forced to close down due to security reasons out of their control. Anyone with coins…