Return of the Red Rooms ಠ_ಠ

by Ciphas Ah…I had been itching to return to one of my favorite subjects – red rooms! Let’s face it, most people know that they’re fake, but this doesn’t stop your average scammer. Wait – let me rephrase that – most people who understand how Tor works know that they’re fake. Anyhow, I’m willing to […]

Should You Use a VPN with Tor? (Well, No.)

This seems to be a very frequently asked question, and on many sites, people will tell you that you should use a VPN with Tor, for “extra protection.” Based on my research, however, I disagree – and this seems to be an unpopular opinion. One reference I’d like to cite is a blog post by […]

What’s the State of AlphaBay Market?

Update: AlphaBay has definitely exit scammed and is gone for good. Please don’t get your hopes up about it coming back. If you’re interested in darknet markets and have seen the news lately, you probably know that AlphaBay, which up until now has been one of the most successful markets, is down (and has been […]