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# dark-web - Tuesday 26 October, 2021

Europol reports several high-profile targets were caught in a major dark-web bust
# Dark Web
# Dark Web

Europol reports several high-profile targets were caught in a major dark-web bust

Oct 26th 2021, 2:50 PM 16,819 Views 7 Comments

Europe’s policing agency said the alleged operator’s arrest provided a ‘trove of evidence’

# dark-web - Thursday 16 September, 2021

Irishman, 'one of world's largest facilitators' of child abuse images, jailed for 27 years in US
# America
# America

Irishman, 'one of world's largest facilitators' of child abuse images, jailed for 27 years in US

Sep 16th 2021, 8:21 AM 58,505 Views 0 Comments

Marques had been arrested in Dublin and extradited to the US in 2019.

# dark-web - Friday 28 May, 2021

HSE hack: Sensitive data from 520 patients leaked online
# Dark Web
# Dark Web

HSE hack: Sensitive data from 520 patients leaked online

May 28th 2021, 8:30 PM 31,094 Views 18 Comments

The HSE became the victim of a major ransomware attack a fortnight ago

# dark-web - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

Irish arrest in global takedown of dark web's most notorious paedophile site
# Sex Abuse
# Sex Abuse

Irish arrest in global takedown of dark web's most notorious paedophile site

Oct 16th 2019, 10:12 PM 34,279 Views 0 Comments

The website sold the videos to users for bitcoin, which makes it extremely difficult to track the buyer.

# dark-web - Friday 26 July, 2019

Irish man sentenced to six years in US prison over Silk Road narcotics conspiracy
# Gary Davis
# Gary Davis

Irish man sentenced to six years in US prison over Silk Road narcotics conspiracy

Jul 26th 2019, 1:30 PM 25,474 Views 31 Comments

Gary Davis (31) was arrested in Ireland in January 2014 and extradited to the United States in July 2018.

# dark-web - Friday 12 April, 2019

Dark web drug dealer jailed for 5 years after rebooting notorious Silk Road website
# Silk Road
# Silk Road

Dark web drug dealer jailed for 5 years after rebooting notorious Silk Road website

Apr 12th 2019, 7:38 PM 40,949 Views 14 Comments

FBI agents shut down the first incarnation of the Silk Road site in October 2013.

# dark-web - Saturday 6 October, 2018

Irish man pleads guilty in New York over Silk Road narcotics conspiracy
# Gary Davis
# Gary Davis

Irish man pleads guilty in New York over Silk Road narcotics conspiracy

Oct 6th 2018, 7:23 AM 22,422 Views 0 Comments

The Wicklow man was arrested in Ireland in January 2014 and extradited to the United States in July.

# dark-web - Friday 21 July, 2017

'Just a taste of what is to come': Worldwide operation shuts down two huge 'dark web' markets
# Alpha Bay
# Alpha Bay

'Just a taste of what is to come': Worldwide operation shuts down two huge 'dark web' markets

Jul 21st 2017, 7:16 AM 18,154 Views 24 Comments

Underground websites AlphaBay and Hansa Market had tens of thousands of sellers.

# dark-web - Saturday 17 June, 2017

Gardaí investigate whether people are using 'dark web' to smuggle weapons into Ireland
# Dark Web
# Dark Web

Gardaí investigate whether people are using 'dark web' to smuggle weapons into Ireland

Jun 17th 2017, 6:30 AM 11,927 Views 31 Comments

Security around ports and airports have been heightened in recent weeks.

# dark-web - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

Man found with video showing sexual abuse of five-year-old girl asks judge to spare him jail
# Courts
# Courts

Man found with video showing sexual abuse of five-year-old girl asks judge to spare him jail

Feb 7th 2017, 4:11 PM 32,604 Views 0 Comments

31-year-old Michael Flanagan’s defence said he had started downloading such material after the breakup of a long-term relationship.

# dark-web - Monday 2 January, 2017

'Many have sinister side effects': How gardaí tackle the sale of drugs on the Dark Web
# Dealing
# Dealing

'Many have sinister side effects': How gardaí tackle the sale of drugs on the Dark Web

Jan 2nd 2017, 10:15 PM 25,969 Views 41 Comments

Gardaí say the use of electronic currencies and encryption tools make it difficult to identify vendors of track money.

# dark-web - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

Child pornography: 75 people arrested in Europe-wide crackdown
# Dark Web
# Dark Web

Child pornography: 75 people arrested in Europe-wide crackdown

Aug 23rd 2016, 7:37 PM 17,937 Views 33 Comments

Operation Daylight was started after Europol received information from Swiss police last year revealing a vast network of criminals involved in the sexual exploitation of minors.

# dark-web - Friday 19 August, 2016

Wicklow man fighting extradition to US over alleged Silk Road connections
# Drug Marketplace
# Drug Marketplace

Wicklow man fighting extradition to US over alleged Silk Road connections

Aug 19th 2016, 12:52 PM 12,980 Views 0 Comments

Gary Davis, who has Asperger’s Syndrome and depression, had opposed the request.

Your crash course in... The Irish connections to the secretive Dark Web
# Data And Security
# Data And Security

Your crash course in... The Irish connections to the secretive Dark Web

Aug 19th 2016, 12:00 PM 24,772 Views 0 Comments

A quick run through of what you need to know about the depths of the internet.

# dark-web - Monday 2 November, 2015

Man jailed for selling a tonne of drugs from the bedroom in his mam's flat while still a teenager
# Bedroom Dealer
# Bedroom Dealer

Man jailed for selling a tonne of drugs from the bedroom in his mam's flat while still a teenager

Nov 2nd 2015, 6:01 PM 24,242 Views 27 Comments

Almost a literal tonne.

# dark-web - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

Hackers have released 32 million people's details stolen from an affair website
# Ashley Madison
# Ashley Madison

Hackers have released 32 million people's details stolen from an affair website

Aug 19th 2015, 7:28 AM 29,659 Views 47 Comments

They had stolen the data a month ago.

# dark-web - Thursday 30 July, 2015

Man tried to buy a deadly toxin on the dark web after watching Breaking Bad
# Liverpool
# Liverpool

Man tried to buy a deadly toxin on the dark web after watching Breaking Bad

Jul 30th 2015, 8:00 AM 17,281 Views 16 Comments

Liverpool man Mohammed Ali tried to buy ricin – and now faces jail.

# dark-web - Thursday 4 June, 2015

Two new legal highs are being discovered for sale per week
# Dark Web
# Dark Web

Two new legal highs are being discovered for sale per week

Jun 4th 2015, 4:44 PM 10,687 Views 15 Comments

A new report shows interest in ‘traditional’ drugs is falling.

# dark-web - Friday 29 May, 2015

'You're no better than any drug dealer': Life in prison for 'Silk Road' website creator
# Dark Web
# Dark Web

'You're no better than any drug dealer': Life in prison for 'Silk Road' website creator

May 29th 2015, 10:57 PM 21,579 Views 19 Comments

Ross Ulbricht earned $18 million from commissions on one million online drug deals.

# dark-web - Friday 22 May, 2015

Personal info about millions of swingers has been leaked online
# Dark Web
# Dark Web

Personal info about millions of swingers has been leaked online

May 22nd 2015, 8:43 PM 17,915 Views 13 Comments

Email addresses, user names, dates of birth, postal codes…