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3

do some onion sites have potentail dangers associated with them?

I had found a site that was like called "random website generator" on an onion blog and this really weird one showed up but i didn't think much of it. it was blank so i tried to click off but a new tab opened to another onion site - one that's VERY ILLEGAL. i immediately closed out of it and reported it (which i doubt will do anything) but is this a common occurrence?

17 Comments
2024/02/13
04:23 UTC

29

How are markets made?

Are they coded from scratch, front and back end or is there a faster way?

31 Comments
2024/02/09
23:27 UTC

0

What are some creative loopholes you have seen people use to bypass automod on Reddit?

So I run a sub, and I keep trying my best to avoid having to use manual time to check posts that get through the cracks in my security setup. But there are examples of people using alternative (lookalike) letters, spaces with links, or moderators removing a comment, but then replying the same thing to the moderator who removed that comment, so the comment is still there.
or people buying a new account to join the sub again as a new person, which is not detected.
wondering if anyone came across something from the dark web.

8 Comments
2024/02/07
05:09 UTC

10

Do I need tails or could I just use Tor?

I only want a couple of grams for personal use, so when buying should I use tails, or could I just use Tor? I would need a new burner computer to run tails, which is a hassle.

94 Comments
2024/02/07
00:18 UTC

17

Best laptop to run tails

What kind of laptop would be best for using the onions

31 Comments
2024/02/06
18:19 UTC

3

Monero and binace

What do you guys think is gonna change with XMR with monero stocks tanking

21 Comments
2024/02/06
18:00 UTC

6

Looking for onion link for Usenet archives longer than 20 years (DiUze was one suggestion)

Can anyone give me the onion link for DiUze or a similar Usenet archive that goes back more than 20 years?

Looking for a few files from 2002.

Thanks!

1 Comment
2024/02/06
04:49 UTC

6

torlinks (dot) io legit?

Is this a reputable website for TOR? I see that there are links from tor taxi on here but is it a trusted place in this community? Do any of you use it?

11 Comments
2024/02/03
23:10 UTC

7

Do I Need To Keep The Comments On My PGP Certificate

I made a throw away key as an example and when I export, this is what I'm presented with:

-----BEGIN PGP PUBLIC KEY BLOCK-----

Comment: User-ID: TrashPGPKey

Comment: Valid from: 1/31/2024 14:35

Comment: Valid until: 1/31/2027 12:00

Comment: Type: 255-bit EdDSA (secret key available)

Comment: Usage: Signing, Encryption, Certifying User-IDs

Comment: Fingerprint: C9CFBB03EAA6C3FD82D784E049B28B92AC3294CA

mDMEZbqvDBYJKwYBBAHaRw8BAQdAaXOWlgKGXjQou4JMFLnWS+zd5t6bSPhdWD/N

Uy4i74+0C1RyYXNoUEdQS2V5iJkEExYKAEEWIQTJz7sD6qbD/YLXhOBJsouSrDKU

ygUCZbqvDAIbAwUJBaTHlAULCQgHAgIiAgYVCgkICwIEFgIDAQIeBwIXgAAKCRBJ

souSrDKUyterAPwPFDwoxqM0rq1ZzE/yRWw3jbHg0d6JPpdYYB/mY8RwdgEAznkN

uorOHS0kZQUWnGzWBoYGbJ0v1cecrOQ1HRkOYwi4OARluq8MEgorBgEEAZdVAQUB

AQdAtzVByjGx1w5R/bzV7J6Z+VlcOpEwAHQPDdmYWLDjpSkDAQgHiH4EGBYKACYW

IQTJz7sD6qbD/YLXhOBJsouSrDKUygUCZbqvDAIbDAUJBaTHlAAKCRBJsouSrDKU

ysJoAQDzvZ39ux9BE+X9KZuMTR9ARqsbiKkMaSjpia0XSwvWPwEA5fvZ8psTT9XT

75TaO3wxNwo59uwqZTX8nYl5GvtapAg=

=gLSu

-----END PGP PUBLIC KEY BLOCK-----

I should be able to just remove all of those comments when sending it to someone and still be able to decrypt their message correct?

From my understanding all I really need would be this:

-----BEGIN PGP PUBLIC KEY BLOCK-----

mDMEZbqvDBYJKwYBBAHaRw8BAQdAaXOWlgKGXjQou4JMFLnWS+zd5t6bSPhdWD/N

Uy4i74+0C1RyYXNoUEdQS2V5iJkEExYKAEEWIQTJz7sD6qbD/YLXhOBJsouSrDKU

ygUCZbqvDAIbAwUJBaTHlAULCQgHAgIiAgYVCgkICwIEFgIDAQIeBwIXgAAKCRBJ

souSrDKUyterAPwPFDwoxqM0rq1ZzE/yRWw3jbHg0d6JPpdYYB/mY8RwdgEAznkN

uorOHS0kZQUWnGzWBoYGbJ0v1cecrOQ1HRkOYwi4OARluq8MEgorBgEEAZdVAQUB

AQdAtzVByjGx1w5R/bzV7J6Z+VlcOpEwAHQPDdmYWLDjpSkDAQgHiH4EGBYKACYW

IQTJz7sD6qbD/YLXhOBJsouSrDKUygUCZbqvDAIbDAUJBaTHlAAKCRBJsouSrDKU

ysJoAQDzvZ39ux9BE+X9KZuMTR9ARqsbiKkMaSjpia0XSwvWPwEA5fvZ8psTT9XT

75TaO3wxNwo59uwqZTX8nYl5GvtapAg=

=gLSu

-----END PGP PUBLIC KEY BLOCK-----

7 Comments
2024/01/31
20:40 UTC

28

Complete Noob, Looking for Help.

I haven't been on the dark web much, someone provided me with a link to fresh onions years ago that I forgot about until recently. I did some poking around for fun and me and a friend decided to order something. It all seems very sketchy however, and I'm not about to send hundreds of dollars to a bitcoin address without researching some. So I came here, I saw some of the things in the PSA about how not to spoonfeed people like me, and I don't want that, I really am interested in learning about it and I'm more than willing to do so. I just don't know where other than here. I see there can be lots of fake markets. My friend and I are looking at Alphabay, its one of the first things on fresh onions and it matches the URL provided but couldn't anyone replicating a market for a scam just change that to reflect their own URL? How do I really knw it's legit? Secondly, I see you're supposed to use PGP for message encryption, but I don't know what messages thats referring to. Am I supposed to be encrypting something else? Thirdly I saw lots of people saying to look at Dread, but I haven't seen anything on fresh onions and I don't really know how to browse outside of that. Also, what sorts of internet protections should I be using? I haven't gone too deep for fear of having the FBI show up at my door, whats the best way to hide location and other internet related things? Something tells me Tor's routing system isn't all I should have. Really I'm just looking for any advice here on how to go about navigation and purchasing things safely as I have next to no idea what I'm doing, so anything is appreciated.

22 Comments
2024/01/30
20:45 UTC

133

PSA: Try not to spoonfeed users who haven't done their due diligence

One of the most popular forms of post on this sub is some variant of "how do i access market?"

Commenters will usually mention tor taxi or one of the other sites. The OP will usually reply along the lines of "what is that and how do i use it", after which the commenter will provide a step-by-step method from the point of downloading TOR to the point of sending off crypto to an unknown address. Whats the issue with this? Well:

  • The user has access to a market but without any knowledge of PGP/encrypting their messages.

Why should you care about that? Well, The entire contents of the Bohemia private-messaging system was recently leaked. For ANYONE who couldn't/didn't encrypt their communications and placed a order to receive by post, their full details - including their full name and address - are now publicly accessible and directly linked to their purchase of drugs.

It's easy enough to just say "uhh by the way, learn how to PGP encrypt", but do you think that someone who was too lazy to read the wiki pinned to the top of literally every single page of the subreddit will actually take the time to do that?

  • The user is not aware of how prevalent and sophisticated market scams can be, and how to avoid basic scams

The person you are "teaching" to use the dark web is not "learning" how to use the dark web, they are just following the steps you have given them. Do you think they'd be able to spot a reverse-proxy phishing instance of a market? Let alone Verify that a market is real using PGP?

Why do you think so many posts on this subreddit are "The darkweb/[insert market here] is a scam"? Because they don't even realize they are getting phished - fake markets are effectively identical to real ones

You are directly enabling them to get scammed because they don't actually know what they are doing, and will click on links they see on reddit or they will google "dark web market links"

you are indirectly enabling them to be scammed in the future because they haven't learnt basic OPSEC such as verifying their links

Theres probably other reasons but im just writing this off the top of my head

tl;dr: Spoonfeeding people onto the dark web is the equivalent to letting them drive a car without knowing what a seatbelt is - its only a matter of time before they fuck up. Help these sorts of people by instead directing them to the subreddit wiki/DNM Bible/other resources which are more specific to using markets.

Note: this post isn't aimed at those who are asking informed questions about onion sites. Helping others is what this subreddit is for! This post is aimed at TOR-tourists who have absolutely no knowledge about Tor, and dont intend to learn - those who are just trying to effectively brute-force their way onto a market without actually knowing what theyre getting in to.

28 Comments
2024/01/30
15:40 UTC

4

Dread waiting time stuck

No matter how many times I reset the TOR connection or restart tails, the waiting times gets stuck at 3 minutes without ever changing

10 Comments
2024/01/28
21:40 UTC

18

Love Letters

Question. If you know someone whose order was seized (under $50) and they received a letter about it one year later, will they be on a watchlist for future packages?

29 Comments
2024/01/28
21:30 UTC

2

How do I know if I have the official onion link?

I'm searching for gamma ray goblins, but I have two onions.

One seems to be down and the other loads fine.

How can I verify I have the right onion?

15 Comments
2024/01/28
20:35 UTC

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TUTORIAL: How to run a XMPP server federated over tor and i2p

This is the first post of my blog in tor, where I show how anyone can self-host a XMPP server completely federated over tor and i2p, including support to groups and file sharing.

You can access the tutorial here.

1 Comment
2024/01/28
18:09 UTC

1

Any tracker?

Is there a tracker for onion like little gp tracker?

13 Comments
2024/01/28
14:25 UTC

9

Is dark.fail down??

16 Comments
2024/01/28
00:11 UTC

84

Everything seems like a scam

I literally cant go to any onion market to buy things because majority of the sites providing the links are just there to send you to an identical site that just scams people and im too paranoid to purchase anything. Ive read old posts to try tor.taxi but those posts are from a year ago and who knows what can happen in a year the site can be replicated or taken over. All i see is a large majority of darknet users getting scammed i mean whats the point in trying if your gonna lose a ton of money just to try and find whats legit out there

144 Comments
2024/01/27
07:19 UTC

219

Does this look official/real? It was in a package sent to me from Sweden

134 Comments
2024/01/26
11:05 UTC

0

So what deep web has fallen apart?

I'm a newbie, ı click all the onion sites but none of(most) them is opening, they are saying most of them closed. ı cant even look forums

27 Comments
2024/01/26
05:09 UTC

17

Really weird Archetyp issue

I have a weird problem that, in over ten years of using the DNMs, I’ve never seen before.

Yesterday, I made an order on Archetyp and immediately made a transfer of funds from Kraken to pay for it. But now I’ve logged in to my account, and the order has completely disappeared (it hasn’t been cancelled or finalised early or anything - it’s just gone). And there is no sign of my funds either, they’re not in my wallet. I’ve checked Kraken and the withdrawal definitely went through.

I don’t understand how I could have been scammed or anything, because I used the address from dark.fail as I always do, and I didn’t give any unusual information when signing in (just the usual username and password, that’s it).

Does anyone know if there is any explanation for this?! It does look like a scam, but I just don’t know how.

Edit: I do genuinely appreciate how people are advising me to not transfer from the exchange - I didn’t know that so it’s all good advice! But does it explain the problem I’m having? I’m mainly trying to figure that out!!✌🏻

Update: For anyone who is stuck on the same issue - I’ve had it resolved and got back my funds! Amazing. I’ll let you know what happened:

I opened a ticket with Archetyp and support got back to me really quickly. They said, ‘Orders usually get automatically funded by the system, but sometimes this does not happen correctly. Unfunded orders are deleted after a few hours and your money returned. If you are missing funds you can enter the TXID of your deposit in TXID Recovery Tool’. To be fair, someone made a comment suggesting this, and they were bang on.

So I did that, and the funds reappeared instantly! I hope this is helpful to anyone who has the same problem and is wondering what the hell is going on.

48 Comments
2024/01/25
13:43 UTC

8

What’s up with incognito?

I feel like it has to be user error at this point. Site keeps refreshing on my tails computer yet I was able to get one of the links to work on my Mac. Any ideas?

5 Comments
2024/01/25
12:45 UTC

13

BOHEMIA THREAD

Hey everyone

My thoughts as a long time bohemia user and fan of the UI and support (for the most part) It’s a shame to see how such a reputable marketplace has fallen apart in the last few months, and i feel for the vendors who are missing huge amounts of funds

My only stake in it is about 6 XMR i have stuck in there from december. Ive been trying to cash out by purchasing from the few remaining vendors , which hasn’t been working great as many have left just in the last two weeks here

Anyway i wanted to go against the grain here and discuss the possibility that they are NOT exit scamming. The missing funds are due to a truly retarded accounting error, or a single rogue admin, and they are attempting to rectify it.

  1. wouldn’t they have shut down the site by now if it was truly an exit? Theyve secured plenty of stolen funds, and the money going through the site at this point is damn near zero. Wouldn’t it just be costing a lot for them to keep it up and running at this point?

  2. Ethan, who I believe is some sort of admin, posted on the TOR times thread (https://tortimes.com/post/bohemia-users-missing-thousands-in-withdraws-after-developer-goes-rogue) that there was a "new post coming soon", seemingly about rectifying the situation

  3. its worth nothing that one or two users have mentioned (on that thread and around dread) that their withdraws have managed to get through in the last two months, which gives me some hope

Anyone out there still have some faith?

27 Comments
2024/01/25
00:35 UTC

1

Can someone give hints or onion links about leaked information and hacking forums?

title

9 Comments
2024/01/24
01:30 UTC

7

Anyone know what’s going on with WTN?

17 Comments
2024/01/23
17:48 UTC

6

Dread down

Cannot get Dread to come up. Anybody else having troubles?

10 Comments
2024/01/21
18:35 UTC

12

I haven't set up my PGP key on archetyp but the vendors respond with a PGP message... what am I supposed to do with that?

I'm confused

Edit: I tried to verify in Kleopatra and got an error and now I also tried pgptool.org to verify the message but it says error also.

I assume they encrypted it with unknown key and will fix my own key pair and contact them.

67 Comments
2024/01/16
15:08 UTC

0

New 🆕

Instructions on how to get in the dark web? I have a MacBook Pro if that means anything…

16 Comments
2024/01/15
06:01 UTC

3

What are some good video boards?

2 Comments
2024/01/14
02:52 UTC

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