HackerCombat: Secure in the Dark Web?

Before I start, I should say – I’m not writing this to make enemies in the dark web world; I just like to get proper info out there. Like when I say there’s no “Marianas Web.” That being said, one of the sites I subscribe to is Hacker Combat, and I happened to notice that they […]

Linux Drama Part 2: Trolling!

I found a great quote on bash.org today that applies to my Linux dilemma: I discovered that you’d never get an answer to a problem from Linux Gurus by asking. You have to troll in order for someone to help you with a Linux problem…Instead, I did what works. Trolling. By stating that Linux sucked […]

Linux Drama: I Was Frozen Today!

Before they make memes illegal here too, I’ll post this: Now that that’s out of the way – this morning, I was doing an upgrade to my Ubuntu system, and everything seemed to be going well. As a guide, I was following this article: How to Upgrade To Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Bionic Beaver I started with […]

Reddit Cracks Down on Dark Web Subreddits

If you read DeepDotWeb or VICE at all, you may have come across the story Reddit Just Banned /R/DarkNetMarkets, or Reddit Bans Subreddits Dedicated to Dark Web Drug Markets and Selling Guns. If so, then you already know what I’m talking about. In addition to banning that subreddit, it also banned several other related subreddits, such […]

Site Feature: Dark Clouds/saysamaim

So, a reader contacted me recently and asked if I would check out their site(s), which I did. They have both a clearnet site and a couple of Tor hidden services. The clearnet site is called saysamaim, and seems to be a sort of tribute to all things “darknet”: On the landing page is a sort […]

Red Room Follow-Up!

by Ciphas So, continuing on the subject of red rooms, I received a comment recently on my post Red Rooms Finally Debunked Forever? that said this: “THANK YOU Bob Saget. Just because red rooms don’t fit under your perfect “criteria”, that doesn’t mean they don’t exist. I personally know somebody who has been a part of a […]

Discontinued Darknets??

Given that privacy and anonymity are such a hot topic these days, there are many projects that various people and organizations are developing for just that reason. Several of these I’ve already mentioned multiple times, including Tor, I2P, Freenet, and ZeroNet. Nonetheless, I find the defunct ones to be just as interesting, partly because some […]