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Malware Trends on 'Darknet' Crypto-markets: Research Review

Broadhurst, Roderic; Lord, David; Maxim, Donald; Woodford-Smith, Hannah; Johnston, Corey; Chung, Ho Woon; Carroll, Samara; Trivedi, Harshit; Sabol, Bianca


This is an overview of current trends in online illicit crypto-markets or dark-nets, including the key role of virtual crypto-currencies in their operation. The focus is on the different kinds of digital products that are found in these on-line "dark markets". Primary data was collected from relevant websites accessed via The Onion Router (Tor). Tor allows anonymous encrypted communication between web-sites, and data capture over several months from one of the largest crypto-markets currently...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Report (Commissioned)
Access Rights: Open Access via publisher website


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