Silk Road Mastermind Pleads Not Guilty The supposed mastermind behind the Internet black market, Silk Road says he is not guilty. Ross Ulbricht and his lawyer are adamant that the former didn’t organize the narcotics, money laundering and hacking enterprise that was Silk Road.
Feb 8 2014, 3:06am CST
DarkList Links Silk-Road-Style Drug Dealers When the Department of Justice took down the anonymous, Bitcoin-based narcotics bazaar known as the Silk Road in October, the dark web drug market didn’t disappear. It splintered into smaller markets. And now a new site...
Jan 24 2014, 8:45am CST
China Bites Into Bitcoin Bitcoins were worth nothing in 2009, when the digital cryptocurrency was first minted on the computer of its mysterious creator, Satoshi Nakamoto, who claimed to live in Japan.
Four years later the value of one Bitcoin...
Jan 6 2014, 7:46am CST
Bitcoin's Incredible Year Last year at this time, valued at just $13.50, one Bitcoin could get you a movie ticket if you could find a theater that had 1) heard of Bitcoin and 2) accepted it. Fat chance. Luckily, Bitcoin owners had a different...
Dec 31 2013, 4:31pm CST
The Biggest Privacy Stories of 2013 Forget “twerking” and “selfies.” Dictionary.com dubbed “privacy” the word of the year in 2013. Here at The Not-So Private Parts, it feels a little like the unknown indie band we’ve been obsessed with for years just won...
Dec 23 2013, 8:26am CST
The Year Ahead In Cyber Security: What You Need To Know 2013 was a watershed year for cyber security and digital secret-keeping. Revelations about the way our data is treated once it leaves our browsers and mobile devices, the actions of hacker collectives, the dismantling...
Dec 22 2013, 9:41am CST
TorSearch Reveals the Hidden Internet The new search engine on the Tor network reveals the hidden Internet for all to see in all its full glory. Termed TorSearch, it will allow exploration of the dark half of the web.
Oct 12 2013, 4:46am CDT
Feds Shut Down Silk Road, Arrests Mastermind Federal agencies have shut down the online drugs marketplace called “Silk Road”. Alleged mastermind of the pirate site, Ross William Ulbricht, has also been arrested on Tuesday in San Francisco.
Oct 3 2013, 2:25am CDT
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