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The Dark Web Unmasked
20 minutes | Mar 16, 2020
When the LatAm Gangs Joined the Dark Web
With all the profit to be made on the Dark Web, the world's largest criminal organizations are hardly likely to ignore it. The gangs and Cartels of Latin America have all begun to stake their claims in the digital world. But you need experts to navigate this world, and so the cartels chose the obvious route: kidnap some. We're on Patreon! Come follow for early access to new episodes: Patreon.com/darkwebpod
20 minutes | Mar 3, 2020
Money Laundering Through the Dark Web
We've seen plenty of ways to make money on the dark web, but how do you keep it? Casinos, ATMs, and Bitcoin Tumblers are just a few of the ways criminals around the world try to clean up their dirty money.
23 minutes | Feb 23, 2020
Drugs, Gold, and Murder: The Kingpin of the Dark Web
Paul Le Roux reigned over the black markets of the Dark Web for nearly a decade. In his time he did not shy from selling drugs, supplying Somali militias with guns, smuggling gold, or even murder. It took a volunteer from within his own organization to take him down. And even then, it wasn't easy.
20 minutes | Feb 15, 2020
Zombie Computers Controlled by the Dark Web
Sometimes a job is too difficult for a hacker to pull off with one computer. Sometimes they need 400,000. But where to get that kind of power? To take down the BBC, you just have to make your own zombie horde.
20 minutes | Feb 10, 2020
The Mass Shooters who Pushed 8chan to the Dark Web
In a matter of months three separate mass shooters all posted their manifestos to the imageboard 8chan before carrying out their attack. What is 8chan, and why did they choose to post there? And what other imageboards are out there?
20 minutes | Feb 1, 2020
WannaCry, the Dark Web Ransomware that Crashed the World
For more information on ransomware, check out a few of the links below:https://web.archive.org/web/20150802013442/http://blog.fortinet.com/post/encryptor-raas-yet-another-new-ransomware-as-a-service-on-the-blockhttps://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2013/07/man-gets-ransomware-porn-pop-up-turns-self-in-on-child-porn-charges/https://www.bostonglobe.com/2020/01/31/opinion/how-states-held-hostage-by-ransomware-attacks-can-take-control/https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2020/01/dozens-of-companies-have-data-dumped-online-by-ransomware-ring-seeking-leverage/https://www.wired.com/2017/05/accidental-kill-switch-slowed-fridays-massive-ransomware-attack/https://www.forbes.com/sites/daveywinder/2019/12/14/new-orleans-declares-state-of-emergency-following-cyber-attack/#4a50bd646a05https://www.theregister.co.uk/2006/07/24/ransomware/★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★
20 minutes | Jan 25, 2020
The Endless Troves of Child Pornography and the Evil Doers who Purvey it on the Dark Web
For more reading material on the subject, check out the links below.https://www.cracked.com/personal-experiences-1760-5-things-i-learned-infiltrating-deep-web-child-molesters.htmlhttps://www.wired.com/2014/12/80-percent-dark-web-visits-relate-pedophilia-study-finds/https://meduza.io/en/feature/2017/07/27/the-kids-aren-t-alrightThanks again to our sponsor, ChalkBites. If you're interested in advertising on The Dark Web Unmasked or starting a podcast series of your own, head over to https://www.chalkbites.com/ to see how they can help.★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★
20 minutes | Jan 18, 2020
The Dark Web Hackers who Embarassed Sony
In 2014 Sony was hacked by a group calling themselves the Guardians of Peace, joining a long list of companies that have had their data exposed to the world. Hackers are more than willing to do this work for a very reasonable sum, so why did North Korea do it so sloppily?
21 minutes | Jan 13, 2020
Where Slavery Lives on the Dark Web
For all the attempts to end the practice, there are more slaves today than at any other time in history. But slavers have to keep up with the times like anyone else, so hop in and find out how they've incorporated social media, weed, and bitcoin into their new business models.
21 minutes | Jan 4, 2020
Bitcoin, The Dark Web's Favorite Dark Money
Bitcoin is the lynchpin of the darkweb marketplace, making possible all of the transactions that happen there. How can something so fundamental to illegal activity escape being taken down? And honestly, what is a blockchain?
19 minutes | Dec 19, 2019
Murder for Hire on the Dark Web
The Dark Web abounds with listings for hitmen willing to kill for crypto. But who are the reliable dealers on the Tor network? Are there any?
18 minutes | Nov 27, 2019
The Darker, Deeper Web
Explore the difference between the deep web and the dark web, and get the story behind the Silk Road, the world's most notorious black market.
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