Ever wonder if those hitman sites on the Dark Web are real?

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Here’s the answer to at least one “hitman” service provider on the Dark Web.  BesaMafia offer contract kills and other forms of intimidation for a price.  Today it was announced they were closed for business with an explanation on their now-defunct hidden service.

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If you are running Tor, you might be running a botnet too

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Security researchers have identified a new botnet that is controlled by attackers from an Internet Relay Chat (IRC) server running as a hidden service inside the Tor anonymity network. Unable to determine its real location or sniff its encrypted traffic, law enforcement are going to have a tough time shutting it down.

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