Cthulhu (developer)

Cthulhu aka Thomas White is a British Tor hidden service developer and administrator.

Activities involved being consulted on a number of Tor security matters such as dark web scams,[1][2] law enforcement raids[3] and darknet markets.[4]

He has hosted a number of data dumps including those associated with Hacking Team,[5] Ashley Madison,[6] and Patreon.[7][8]

In January 2016 he hosted a release of the files hacked from the Fraternal Order of Police.[9][10]

Arrest & Silk Road 2.0Edit

In November 2014, White was arrested as the mastermind behind Silk Road 2. In April 2019, White pleaded guilty to charges including drug trafficking, money laundering, as well as making indecent images of children, and was sentenced to a total of 5 years and 4 months in prison[11].

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Cox, Joseph (14 September 2015). "This .Onion Farmer Is Squatting on 40 Million Dark Web Domains". Retrieved 29 January 2016.
  2. ^ Cox, Joseph (12 June 2015). "Dark Web Spam Is Stealing People's Bitcoins". Retrieved 29 January 2016.
  3. ^ Pauli, Darren (22 December 2014). "STAY AWAY: Popular Tor exit relays look raided". Retrieved 29 January 2016.
  4. ^ Cox, Joseph (22 June 2015). "This Researcher Is Hunting Down IP Addresses of Dark Web Sites". Retrieved 29 January 2016.
  5. ^ Osbourne, Charlie (7 June 2015). "Hacking Team: We won't 'shrivel up and go away' after cyberattack". Retrieved 29 January 2016.
  6. ^ Sposito, Sean (8 October 2015). "Why an Internet activist refuses to take down Patreon breach data". Retrieved 29 January 2016.
  7. ^ Goodin, Dan (2 October 2015). "Gigabytes of user data from hack of Patreon donations site dumped online". Retrieved 29 January 2016.
  8. ^ Fox-Brewster, Thomas (5 October 2015). "Dark Web Denizen Declines To Ditch Patreon Data Dump". Retrieved 29 January 2016.
  9. ^ Cox, Joseph (29 January 2016). "US Police Organisation Hacked, Documents Posted Online". Retrieved 29 January 2016.
  10. ^ Swaine, Jon (29 January 2016). "Hackers post private files of America's biggest police union". Retrieved 29 January 2016.
  11. ^ Cox, Joseph (12 April 2019). "Silk Road 2 Founder Dread Pirate Roberts 2 Caught, Jailed for 5 Years". Retrieved 13 April 2019.