News tagged with silk road

Is Tor still secure after Silk Road?

The Silk Road trial has concluded, with Ross Ulbricht found guilty of running the anonymous online marketplace for illegal goods. But questions remain over how the FBI found its way through Tor, the software t ...

dateFeb 06, 2015 in Internet
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Probing Bitcoins

(Phys.org) —Bitcoin transactions may be anonymous, but they're also completely transparent. This makes stealing easier, but cashing in on the theft without getting caught a lot more difficult. That's one ...

dateJan 16, 2014 in Computer Sciences
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Bitcoin rises above $1,000

The virtual currency bitcoin Wednesday broke above $1,000 per unit, quintupling in a month, according to Mt. Gox, which manages trading in bitcoin.

dateNov 27, 2013 in Business
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Plague came from China: scientists

The first outbreak of plague occurred in China more than 2,600 years ago before reaching Europe via Central Asia's "Silk Road" trade route, according to a study of the disease's DNA signature.

dateNov 01, 2010 in Genetics
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Accused Silk Road drug baron goes on trial in NY

The trial opened Tuesday of the accused US mastermind of an underground criminal website that distributed narcotics, hacking services and forged documents to more than 100,000 people all over the world.

dateJan 13, 2015 in Internet
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