Dread Pirate Roberts, Ross Ulbricht, Convicted of Running Silk Road, But It’s Still Business as Usual in the Deep Web

A Manhattan court convicted Ross Ulbricht, the owner and operator of the deep web site, Silk Road, on all seven counts, including drug trafficking, criminal enterprise, aiding and abetting the distribution of drugs over the internet, computer hacking and money laundering. Dread Pirate Roberts, as he was known down under, faces the possibility of life imprisonment. … Continue reading Dread Pirate Roberts, Ross Ulbricht, Convicted of Running Silk Road, But It’s Still Business as Usual in the Deep Web

Deep Web Final Observations and Predictions: The Onset of Web Singularity; Business Ventures in the Cyber Wilderness

At one time, the US was over 90% wilderness. Few dared to go into this unknown and hostile land. Only the bravest ventured there. And who were these brave people? Businessmen. That’s right. Businessmen. History calls them fur traders, but this obscures the fact that these men were the employees of two large companies, The … Continue reading Deep Web Final Observations and Predictions: The Onset of Web Singularity; Business Ventures in the Cyber Wilderness

The Deep Web Part III: Why Visiting the Deep Web Can Save Your Company or Organization Millions

Every large company or organization should have at least one member of its IT department responsible for regularly monitoring actions on the deep web. Such monitoring could save a company millions of dollars. Here’s why. First of all, the more employees you have, the more potential problems you have. Some employees may feel they are … Continue reading The Deep Web Part III: Why Visiting the Deep Web Can Save Your Company or Organization Millions

The Deep Web Part II: Shady Deals in the Gray Market

Would you pay $300,000 dollars for a zero-day exploit like the Heartbleed bug? Well, somebody does, and it’s not the traditional hacker bad guys. They don’t have this kind of money. But before we get into the buyers, let’s see what they get for their money. First of all, they get exclusive rights to the … Continue reading The Deep Web Part II: Shady Deals in the Gray Market