Remember how we predicted in 2017 that with law enforcement unable to do anything about ransomware, vigilantes would rise up to fill the void?
Well, it’s already happened. Just two days ago, cyber-vigilantes took down 10,000 underground websites on the Dark Web. Many of these sites were black markets for weapons, drugs, illegal pornography, and downloading ransomware.
With the mass take down, over 100 Bitcoin scams, 1000+ carding and counterfeit sites, and multiple Bitcoin escrow and wallet sites have also been terminated.
For a list of our other predictions for 2017, here’s our article. To hear more about the landmark Dark Web hacking, read on.