Tag: tor

Mar 14 2022

Dark Web Drug Lord Forfeits $2.3 Million In Bitcoin, Gets 8 Years In Jail

Mar 14 2022 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  bitcoin darknet dark web drug lord news

Lots of crazy stuff happen on the dark web on a daily basis. The brains behind a highly sophisticated drug trafficking network was sentenced in federal court in Boston on Friday for making and distributing a variety of banned narcotics via the dark web. Binh Thanh Le, 25, of Brockton, Massachusetts is a darknet club drug kingpin who sold ecstasy, generic Xanax, and...

Feb 11 2022

TOR, The New Logarithmic Stablecoin in Hector Finance

When stablecoins were established in 2015, they served to bring stability to the investment portfolios. However, their main disadvantage was that the backed currencies they used were fiat like the USD. This generated many ups and downs in their price, and to be dependent on an off-chain currency. So, logarithmic stablecoins came into the mainstream. These kinds of...

Jan 20 2022

Achieving Network Privacy In Bitcoin: VPNs And Tor Help, But Mixnets Are Needed

Bitcoin’s public and immutable nature necessitates the return of mixnets to achieve true network-level privacy. Source: Nym Technologies SA Bitcoin was initially thought by...

Jul 20 2021

Bitcoin Node Network Marks An All-Time High After A Roller Coaster Journey

Bitcoin Nodes recently hit an all-time high of 13,000+ from 11,613 in January. This is the first time the nodes are crossing the mark and increased from what it was in early 2021. From the data released by Bitnodes.io, the reachable Bitcoin nodes achieve this increase earlier in July. Bitnodes.io is a dashboard where you can find...

Jan 14 2021

Bitcoin Core’s Latest Release Is Out: Here’s What’s in It

Jan 14 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin bitcoin core taproot tech tor

Bitcoin Core, the original wallet and “full node” software for the Bitcoin network, received an update today.

Nov 18 2020

Tor Developers Pursuing ‘Anonymous Tokens’ to Stop Hacks and DoS Attacks

Nov 18 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  dos hacks privacy tokens tech tor

Tokens could be included in a users traffic request, which would allow websites accessible through the Tor network to “intelligently prioritize which requests it answers.”

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