Dark Market Agora Shuts Down Citing Security Threat

Dark Market Agora Shuts Down Citing Security Threat

Dark web marketplace Agora has announced it will shut down temporarily while it explores defense mechanisms against potential attacks. The marketplace attributed its decision to recent research that highlighted vulnerabilities in the Tor protocol that could lead to the identification of its servers and operators. Agora is believed to be the largest dark market website by daily transaction volume, and uses bitcoin to facilitate payment for both legal and illicit items listed by vendors. In its online announcement, Agora's anonymous administrators reported they had moved servers following....


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