German authorities have taken down DarkMarket, Europe’s largest darknet marketplace for drugs. According to Europol, the operation was an internationally co-ordinated investigation.Read more
Owners of the Electric Coin Company (ECC), the same firm that founded Zcash, have agreed to donate the company to a new non-profit called the Bootstrap Project. The shift will come at an undisclosed date prior to the upcoming Zcash ‘Canopy’ network upgrade.Read more
The growing popularity of privacy-centered Wasabi and Samourai bitcoin wallets has made tracking crypto transactions on the darknet harder than before.
Europol is targeting privacy protocols in their recent crime threat assessment.Read more