A third of "dark-web" taken down by hack...

Mirimir mirimir at riseup.net
Wed Nov 21 14:28:27 PST 2018

On 11/21/2018 12:37 PM, John Newman wrote:
> https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2018/11/21/hacker-erases-6500-sites-from-the-dark-web/
> I don't know if the numbers are accurate, but it shows remarkable centralization of hidden services, which seems to (obviously) be a bad idea....


See this thread:

Including this from the operator:

Basically, it was shared hosting, and he kept no backups, intentionally.

I'm guessing that this was a standard shared-hosting privilege escalation.

Also see my post:

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