markets

Extracting Intelligence From Criminal Complaints

On May 3rd, law enforcement agencies announced that they had seized the servers that hosted the Wall Street darknet illicit market. They also arrested the market’s administrators. A copy of criminal complaint is now published publicly. Criminal complaints like these … Read More

Why do carders still live with their moms?

What do school teachers and sumo wrestlers have in common? This is just one of the many intriguing questions that Levitt and Dubner ask in the 2005 best-seller Freakonomics. The answer: they both cheat to get ahead. Schools teachers play … Read More

Online illicit markets

The darknet provides a relatively anonymous environment in which to buy and sell illicit goods and services. Transactions take place in illicit markets that operate in a similar fashion to eBay and Amazon. The markets invite independent vendors to create … Read More