AlphaBay Market Is Having Server Issues, Users Complain

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AlphaBay Market has been witnessing major server interruptions that have led some people to question whether it’s actually shutting down, one user said that he placed $60 into the marketplace before it developed problems and is hoping they aren’t trying an exit scam.

He was not alone in expressing this concern; others too reiterated the same message.

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Alpha Bay does basic maintenance for not loading properly, and the buy button was faulty

A user commented that he hoped AlphaBay Market was just doing basic maintenance, in order to rectify a problem where pages were not loading properly, and the buy button was faulty.

Others disclosed that they were caught by surprise, with the downtime causing major inconveniences for them. The site was working fine for these people just a few minutes before it went down.

Another user had purchased items from AlphaBay Market for the first time after a full month absence but is now worried that his order may not reach him considering what’s happening with the server.

He even wonders whether or not the package was dispatched to him by the seller in the first place.

Those who tried to log in after AlphaBay Market went down were unsuccessful, no matter how many times they attempted to do so.

Even after typing in password and captcha information correctly, it still kept reading “authentication failed” and there was nothing anyone could do.

A couple of users also raised concern that their accounts might have been phished, as the signs were similar to those of phishing attacks.

Further saying, unless a fake alternate URL had been used during login then there was no other reason why this issue persists.

This group of disgruntled persons is adamant that the downtime isn’t caused by server issues, taking into account that there are those who were able to create new accounts and log in successfully during this period. Such individuals complain that they can only hope for the worst since nothing else seems to make sense now.

Despite all these developments, there’s still no reliable way of communicating with the moderators, who largely remain uncommitted to giving solid reasons on what is really happening.

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AlphaBay only loading parts of listings, not showing buy button or the postage drop down menu.

For the lucky few still able to log in, AlphaBay Market is slow and only loads certain parts of listings, not showing any postage drop down menu like it used to in the past.

Transferring coins to the site is also becoming a risky business, no one is guaranteed of next day delivery. Probably, the previous website code was altered, and they are now working on fixing this issue.

It could also be that AB is targeting certain individuals for their own ulterior motives, considering that some accounts can log in without any hindrances while others are refused access no matter how many times they attempt logging in.

Though most users remain skeptical as to AB’s real intention on going offline, still there are those who are optimistic that things would soon be fine.

The proponents are urging people to be patient since AlphaBay Market has proven to be reliable in the past, and it is in business for the long run.

PilotFish Source Codes Available for Sale on AlphaBay Market

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PilotFish Technology develops legacy standards, systems and technology software.

It includes middleware to integrate disparate systems and offers healthcare solutions with HL7 features. It gathers patient data and manages operations with smart medical devices.

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Hacker puts source code of HL7 software vendor PilotFish up for sale on alphabaymarket.

On August 9th, security firm InfoArmor identified a hacker known as “batwhatman” who claimed to have PilotFish Technology source codes.

The hacker has claimed to have PilotFish Technology products’ source codes and being offered for sale on the Alpha Bay Market.

Alpha Bay Market

Alpha Bay Market is an online black market on the Tor network which cybercriminals used for transacting illicit products and services such as stolen data.

The darknet site was launched in 2014 and saw a steady growth in the first few weeks of operation. Alpha Bay Market is currently one of the largest darknet markets.

Risks of the Attack

The hacker is believed to have compromised an SVN server and stolen various application codes in JAVA language. Some of the source codes filenames and listings point to business applications designed by PilotFish Technology.

These include strings such as “pieadmin,” “EIPExecutor,” and “eip-server.”

The hack causes more threat to the organization as hackers also got PilotFish employees’ usernames which were associated with various compilation instructions besides the source codes.

According to Andrew Komarov, chief intelligence officer for InfoArmor, based on the hackers comments it seems the source codes are all from PilotFish’s products including more than 10,000 files.

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A hacker named ‘batwhatman’ is selling the source codes for all PilotFish Technology.

Batwhatman also claimed to have accessed the database and licensing system of customers with the aim of stealing clients’ information and records.

The customers’ database contains information which includes customer’s credentials which may be at risk of targeted phishing attacks in future.

The database contains information from more than 1700 companies in the US, China, Australia, Canada, and EU.

In July, the cybercriminal “TheDarkOverLoad” claimed to have compromised a software vendor’s data.

However, the victim was not named, speculating that the stolen source codes were related to EMR/HER systems.

TheDarkOverLoad, is known as a previous member of Hell Community and The Real Deal Marketplace which allows cybercriminals to transact commercially and sell various compromised data.

The hacker had attempted to extort PilotFish through a Twitter account that has consequently been deleted.

In 2013, the size of the global healthcare IT markets was valued at $41.2 billion. As the need for modern systems and technology increases, the growth will increase the risk of cyber-attacks by cybercriminals who will keep finding ways to exploit the growth for their gain.

The purpose of InfoArmor is to notify all healthcare organizations to raise vital security concerns regarding the potential attacks associated with third party providers being targeted by cybercriminals.

Whether the result is stolen PII/PHI, ransomware, targeted spear phishing attacks or any other kind of exploitation, the consequences can have a drastic impact to any organization.

AlphaBay Now Implements Monero For Payment

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Cryptocurrencies are used for most of the transactions that take place on the dark web.

The cryptocurrencies Bitcoin and Ethereum are the most commonly used currencies and they have been dominating the market for quite some time now.

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Alphabay is the largest darkmarket on the internet and plans to intergrate monero payments by September 1st.

However, the realization that the digital currencies do not provide total anonymity has encouraged users to seek alternatives to the use of digital currencies.

Monero, an open source cryptocurrency, is becoming increasingly popular as an alternative among the users of the dark web.

Recently, AlphaBay Market and Oasis announced that this currency can be used for purchases on their websites.

Monero works on CryptoNote protocol, unlike Bitcoin forks, and is significantly different in terms of algorithm employed for maintaining the blockchain.

This is to say that the CryptoNote protocol prevents tracking of the transactions – understanding as to who received or sent coins – through the blockchain because of its very nature.

Bitcoin and other related cryptocurrencies inherently lack this feature.

It is important, at this point, to note that traceability of Bitcoin transactions is not a design problem, but a feature of the blockchain technology.

Though Monero’s market value has grown to $20 million since its launch in 2014, the cryptocurrency has not received the kind of response expected. The user-base continues to remain small.

Currently, Monero does not have any GUI wallet. Monero can be accessed only through command line or web-based wallets.

Work on a native GUI wallet has been going on for two years, and users believe that it is in the final stages and will be released at the earliest.

Oasis Marketplace Supports Monero

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AlphaBay and Oasis Markets to Begin Accepting Monero for Payments

The darknet marketplace Oasis announced on August 19, 2016, on their forums that payments in Monero would be accepted. In the announcement post,

Oasis said that users who place orders on their marketplace can now make payments in Monero (XMR) provided the vendors accepted it by suitably editing their listings.

Answers to the questions posed to Oasis moderators revealed additional details as regards the cryptocurrency.

Monero IDs have already been integrated, and it would function as an integrated payment method. However, deposits into an account cannot be made using Monero. According to the post, this feature would be introduced soon.

Additionally, Oasis has requested vendors to modify their listings so as to allow payments in Monero.

However, Oasis has not given a firm date by which full support would be provided and whether vendors would have to definitely accept Monero.

AlphaBay Market Supports Monero

Three days after the Oasis announcement, AlphaBay also announced that the marketplace would also accept payments in Monero.

The update provided by AlphaBay includes more details as regards Monero support. It provides a date by which deposits would be openly available.

In their post, the AlphaBay Market said that it is implementing Monero with immediate effect given the demand made by the community and taking into account the security features offered by Monero.

AlphaBay Market also said that deposits and withdrawals in Monero could be made from September 1, 2016 onwards.

In addition, AlphaBay noted that the platform has been upgraded to enable Monero Escrow/FE transactions and allow vendors to modify their listings suitably.

If a vendor does not modify his/her listings, then only Bitcoins will be accepted.

AlphaBay also said in the post that users would see their Monero balance on logging into the site, and they could search listings supported by the cryptocurrency.

Further, AlphaBay would add other currencies in the future depending on their demand.

AlphaBay would implement Monero support in two phases because of the marketplace’s size and side effects that the change could cause.

AlphaBay expects that the price of Monero would spike because of these changes and recommends that this is the best time for investors to purchase Monero.

AlphaBay and Oasis site upgrades would not affect users who are not interested in changing the cryptocurrency they use. However, AlphaBay and Oasis have urged vendors to be prepared for the changes that are likely to come along.

Two AlphaBay Vendors Accused of Drug-Related Charges

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Two Brooklyn men have been indicted for selling cocaine and heroin on the dark web.

This follows a string of arrests of dark web vendors in recent times.

On August 2, 2016, law enforcement officers arrested Abudullah Almashwali and Chaudhry Ahmad Farooq.

And on August 11, 2016, Thursday, they were indicted on charges of distributing heroin and cocaine, and federal conspiracy, according to an announcement by Phillip A. Talbert, Acting US Attorney, on the website of the Department of Justice.

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Two AlphaBay accounts had been widely speculated to be run by the same person based on the nature of the product sold and quality.

According to the documents filed in the court, 31-year-old Alrmashwali, a Yemeni national, and 24-year-old Farooq, a Pakistani national, are large-scale vendors of heroin and cocaine and they primarily operated on the darknet market for illicit goods, the Alpha Bay.

They both reside in Brooklyn, New York and operated under pseudonyms “Area5” and “DarkApollo.”

Besides Alpha Bay, they also sold drugs on other darknet markets such as Dream Market and Oasis, and also on Agora and Nucleus when the sites were still operational.

It was widely speculated that the two Alpha Bay accounts were operated by one person as the nature and quality of the products sold by them were the same.

In fact, DarkApollo had even suggested users to check out the products offered by Area51.

At one point in time, even their accounts looked similar.

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DarkApollo’s and Area51’s at one point, their accounts were mirror images of each other.

Further, Area51 informed through a Reddit post that he had set up a darknet market of his own.

Though they have turned out to be different vendors, the federal conspiracy charge was slapped on them as it was evident that they were working together.

Both Alpha Bay vendors shipped drugs throughout the US for the orders they accepted on Alpha Bay.

The law enforcement officials made two controlled heroin purchases from Area51 in May 2016.

Law enforcement officials tracked the packages shipped from post offices in New York to a post office box in California’s Eastern District.

They also identified Farooq’s involvement in other mailings.

During their investigation, law enforcement officers found out that the encrypted email address used by “Area51” and “DarkApollo” was linked to social network accounts (Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook) used by Farooq.

According to Reddit users who have bought drugs from both vendors, they use a similar return address.

The Central California Darknet Strike Force is responsible for the investigation of this case, which is constituted of officials from multiple agencies such as the DEA, Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs, Postal Inspection Service, and IRS. DEA was the lead agency on the case.

The prosecutors for this case are Assistant Attorneys Jeffrey Spivak and Grant B. Rabenn.

If convicted, Almashwali and Farooq would have to pay a fine of $1 million and spend 20 years in prison.

They will be transferred to the Eastern District of California and be held there until their sentencing.

Florida Man Selling Fentanyl on AlphaBay Market, Arrested

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Chrissano Leslie, who is known by his username ”owlcity” among the users of the dark web marketplaces, was arrested in Fort Lauderdale on charges of trafficking MDMA, Fentanyl, cocaine, and a-PVP, according to reports.

Drug trafficking charges were leveled against him following a Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) investigation into one of the most popular darknet marketplaces, AlphaBay Market, a darknet site that sells a host of illicit goods and services.

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Chrissano LeslieOn 26th July 2016, the DEA agents raided Leslie’s home and arrested the 26-year-old Florida man.

Initially, the operation was initiated for the purpose of nabbing Leslie for dealing in heroin and fentanyl, but the agents got hold of cocaine, MDMA, and a-PVP when they raided his home.

As it stands, he will have to face all of these charges in a federal court.

The DEA initiated an investigation of Leslie after he carried out a series of drug transactions over the past year on AlphaBay Market.

In March this year, undercover agents who posed as buyers sought some amount of “China white heroin” on AlphaBay Market.

Leslie, who was operating as a vendor on the AlphaBay Market site, quickly accepted payment in bitcoins from the agents, like any other vendor operating on the site, and then duly filled in their order.

The undercover agents, who had agreed to pay $510 in Bitcoin for the shipment, wanted it to be sent to an unspecified mail drop.

According to Francisco Maderal, a federal prosecutor, Leslie reportedly told the DEA agents, for some unknown reason, that their package would be delivered from a particular U.S. Post Office in Hollywood.

The undercover DEA agents kept a watch on the said Hollywood Post Office and saw Leslie drop the package.

fentanylThe agents then intercepted the package and tested the drugs to confirm that it was fentanyl.

Subsequently, the DEA agents raided the suspect’s home.

During the raid, they found out Leslie’s computer and gleaned evidence as regards to importation of fentanyl from China.

Though the federal government is known to allow importation of some amount of drugs, Leslie’s fentanyl trafficking is not likely to fall under what is termed as the importation of personal prescriptions.

Typically, individuals in the U.S. are not allowed to import prescription drugs into the country.

However, the FDA does provide guidance for the importation of unapproved new drugs under “Coverage of Personal Importations.”

According to a DEA affidavit, criminals are taking advantage of the anonymity offered by the dark web for creating online black markets like AlphaBay Market and use them for trafficking controlled substances as well as a great deal of other illicit goods.

If the charges are proved in court, Leslie would have to serve more than ten years in jail. Of course, it all depends on how the hearing proceeds.

AlphaBay Vendor Known as IcyEagle Accused of Bank Fraud

Aaron James Glende, a 35-year-old from Winona, was arrested by the feds in Atlanta for selling fraud-related products on AlphaBay, a dark web marketplace.

He was also known by the name Icyeagle.

He was charged with different counts including aggravated identity theft, access device fraud, and bank fraud.

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Icyeagle – AlphaBay Vendor

Bank FraudAaron allegedly started to advertise on the AlphaBay since the month of November 2015.

AlphaBay is a darknet site that can be accessed only by using Tor.

Using the online pseudonym Icyeagle, Glende allegedly advertised to sell stolen bank account details on 4th May 2016.

This was listed under the “Fraud” category on AlphaBay.

Icyeagle offered to sell hacked SunTrust Bank account details. These accounts were known to have weak security.

The sale price was about $66.99 for an account.

There were also indications that Icyeagle had sold 11 account logins on AlphaBay since November 2015.

It was alleged that these accounts contained substantial balance amounts.

Though the first listing by Icyeagle in AlphaBay was for accounts with high balance amounts (30K – 150K), he placed yet another listing on 19th March 2016 in which he offered SunTrust Bank hacked logins for $9.99.

These accounts had balances of U$100 to $500. It is indicated that he had sold 32 such login details since November 2015.

It was during the months of March and April 2016 that an FBI agent logged into AlphaBay as a customer on more than one occasion in a covert operation.

The agent purchased SunTrust Bank login details from Glende using bitcoins.

The information that was bought from Glende had the following details: usernames, addresses, email addresses, passwords, bank account numbers, and telephone numbers.

These details were purportedly that of five different SunTrust Bank clients.

After that, Glende was arraigned on different charges, including aggravated identity theft, before the Magistrate Judge Janet F. King and was indicted on 28th June 2016.

However, the charges are yet to be proved and till such time Glende is presumed to be innocent.

It is the responsibility of the government to prove the charges against Glende during the trial.

The FBI is now investigating the case with the assistance from the Minnesota Police Department, Homeland Security Investigations, and the US Postal Investigation Service.

The AlphaBay Darknet Market

Alphabay Fraud Vendor IcyEagleAttorney John Horn said in a court statement that Aaron Glende allegedly sold stolen bank account details on AlphaBay, a darknet marketplace designed to sell illicit goods and services.

In the light of this arrest, he also warned citizens to be careful with their bank account information.

Most financial information is traded for cash on such sites.

AlphaBay has several features that are specifically designed for those wishing to buy or sell illicit services.

The categories are named as follows: Drugs and Chemicals, Fraud, Carded Items, Weapons, Counterfeit Items, etc.

The search function of the website allows the visitor to search for items by name. Purchases are to be made using bitcoins.

Much like popular ecommerce sites eBay and Amazon, users can search for vendors by name and could also rate vendors and their services.

AlphaBay Market Users Complain About Potential Scammers

There are some potential scammers on AlphaBay Market posing as vendors to take advantage of unsuspecting users; one, in particular, was identified by a customer as buying drugs from other vendors then reselling them at around the same price.

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ScamThe US-based AlphaBay Market trader has been identified as a possible ‘selective scammer,” he promised a customer 2-day shipping on some tablets and actually delivered them on time with a few extra tabs on top.

Feeling happy with this order, the client decided to make another one, and that’s when the trouble started hitting him.

He paid this vendor about two weeks ago but has not received his package.

Feeling aggrieved, the AlphaBay Market buyer sent a message directly to him asking why the products have not yet arrived despite all payments being made.

This scammer responded by saying that he had sent it a day before receiving the text, but his statement is not true considering that the inquiry was made about a week ago, and still nothing has arrived.

Currently, the vendor is seen online frequently but avoids communicating with the person he scammed.

While the seller seemed legit at first sight, it was probably just a façade meant to hoodwink people into spending their money with him.

The buyer has lost hope of ever receiving his package and cautions others from using this same AlphaBay Market vendor again.

scammer-part2Following these revelations and a possible tainted image, the scammer sought to salvage himself by writing to the victim again.

Claiming that he recently checked tracking information and it showed that his package was about to arrive, further saying that all products had earlier been processed and made ready for shipping.

But there was a security concern soon afterward that forced them to cease operations temporarily, all for the safety of their customers which always comes first.

He also assured the customer that they don’t engage in scamming activities, though the client is still not satisfied by this explanation and feels as if his vendor lied, avoided communication and fell off the grid intentionally.

For these reasons, he should not be trusted by anyone buying stuff on AlphaBay Market.

However, this isn’t an isolated case as there have been reports of similar incidents on AlphaBay Market by other vendors.

One is accused of impersonating between 3-5 accounts and using them to conduct illegal business, while at the same time taunting the original owners.

Many users have become cautious with their money following these scamming claims, with some turning for advice to other users.

Concerned users replied by saying that the best way is by checking the vendors recent feedback status, this should give anyone an idea of what to expect upon doing business with a particular seller.

Alpha02 Has Publicly Been Doxed

A former AlphaBay Market admin might have been doxed publicly based on some Reddit reports; doxing is an online form of harassment where someone’s personal details are shared out without their consent. Despite this occurrence, it’s unlikely that traders would be affected since he left AlphaBay Market much earlier in August 2015.

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lyft-uber-hack-945x646Already users are expressing concern that the darknet Market isn’t safe after all, and may end up just like the previous two Silk Roads and Sheep Marketplace, which were seize by authorities. They say head admin made very rookie mistakes that raise pertinent questions on whether AlphaBay Market has a strong security system, or it will be taken down indefinitely and coins lost forever.

Nevertheless, some people are convinced that this dox claim isn’t new and was actually posted some months ago when the moderator was still active on the platform. Apparently, it was being done by a known spammer for as far back as last summer. Therefore, having a market owner doxed for close to a year is virtually impossible. Not unless it’s him trying to gain some relevance. But if not, then some users wonder whether the blackmailer receives tons of extortion requests he doesn’t really understand.

In response to this doxing claim, AlphaBay Market says they don’t know whether it’s factual or not but users should avoid panicking since the affected party is no longer active on the site. Nevertheless, if the dox is true then he probably left AlphaBay Market out of fear for his opsec issues which later on affected him. Moreover, since all postings were done in the open, the victim definitely had time to erase and encode his private information in readiness of a bust.

The chances are high that the claims are false since the former admin would have been arrested by now if indeed they were accurate. Likewise, there won’t be any evidence left by the time police catch up with him as they would have been deleted immediately his personal information appeared online. The administrator left AlphaBay Market several months ago, citing “change of heart” as the reason.

This entire doxing report may even be just an elaborate plan construed by a few individuals, considering how simplistic the “proofs” are. Nobody in their right senses can manage such a huge data leak attempt and leave behind clear evidence for the victim to see since he would likely delete them from trace.

AlphaBay-Drugs-e1440637620153 (1) assures traders that the new admins who took over in August 2015 are ahead of the game in terms of security. They are 100% sure that no clue online can trace back to them, recently revealing in a private group chat that the darknet market has NSA-proof security, and only an entire army can bring them down. Moreover, the site has a new policy where if the presiding admin does not appear online for a period of 48 hours, the account is automatically given to staff members so they can take over as temporary admin. This is to remove any evidence of a successful takedown.

AlphaBay Vendor Offers Unique Baked Goodies

An AlphaBay vendor who has been trading on the site for some time has recently announced the re-launch of a new line of edibles. These foodstuffs will be available on the deep web and mainly include baked goodies, laced with some favorite narcotics and psychedelics that customers like. The decision was born out of a need to create better-tasting edibles. Having toured many dispensaries in different places and tasted various baked goods, he/she was disappointed by their lack of quality and made it his/her point to create something that will make AlphaBay customers much more excited.

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weed-brownieThe recipe includes baked nutella shortbread cookies, raw cacao truffles mixed with either cannabis or psylocybin and other common treats like CannaBrownies prepared with a unique cosmic twist only for AlphaBay clients. Furthermore, prices have been lowered considerably to attract more people looking for tasty baked treats. Anyone can purchase them even those who only want to try out this delicacy for the first time; the AlphaBay vendor has applied every measure possible so that customers can always feel satisfied when spending money on these items.

Apart from being delicious, these foods are also healthy and affordable compared to other stores. Users will enjoy their favorite snacks mixed with cannabis strains, or any other narcotics they prefer. Lowered prices also mean that buyers have greater purchasing power and can acquire more for less, which is a huge advantage for those who are interested in making bulk purchases.

Other health stores only sell flat consumables not infused with the fun stuff, hence giving customers a mundane choice that they don’t prefer. But the AlphaBay vendor is taking things to another level by introducing ingredients that were unheard of in the past. There are very few people who sell such items on AlphaBay, better yet at the price, he/she is offering them. Therefore, customers should take advantage of this opportunity to buy all unique treats they have been thinking of at affordable rates.

how-to-weed-brownies-720x340Additionally, the different foodstuffs have been baked to professional standards meaning you won’t feel as if quality has depreciated compared to those which are bought from physical stores. The vendor strongly urges AlphaBay users to check them out, further guaranteeing their total satisfaction and money back warranty if necessary.

So far there’s been positive response from most AlphaBay users, with most wanting to try his/her products which are indeed turning out to be popular. They are promising to give it a try especially the psilocybin one, some have even admitted that just the thought of these treats can make their brains and belly rumble. Furthermore, the vendor says they have added a pinch of ginger inside their foods to aid in digestion; this also helps in easing assimilation of fungus. Some AlphaBay customers are even ordering their unique recipes, such as cookies with chocolate sprinkles in a six pack made with either flower or concentrates.

New Phishing Scam Aimed at AlphaBay Users

alpha-bay-market (2)An Alpha Bay Market user has raised concern about his inability to login into the site, the user’s password gets always rejected despite being correct. He was left confused on what was happening; first thinking that the site was down temporarily then later alluding maybe admin could be scamming some customers by altering their passwords and pin numbers.

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However, things were not always negative for him since before digital orders went through normally. As a novice on Alpha Bay Market, most deliveries were completed successfully though he still admits being a bit skeptical about physical delivery of goods. Nonetheless, he was happy receiving his deliveries even though others didn’t work.

As time went by, he started placing larger orders with more bitcoins but suddenly his password began failing for no good reason. The user tried to recover it using a verse and pin but still it showed error, so he was left with no other option but to contact Alpha Bay Market support for assistance. The user says he can readily verify the account if needed by providing the last password digits and pin, though hoping admin hasn’t changed them yet.

The users account contains information about every BTC deposits and addresses, wherewith every order placed and disputed can be checked for reference sake. The user has waited for the marketplace to reply and hopeful that they’ll do so soon. Otherwise, if there are any delays he may assume it’s a scam and people are advised to be alert. The user has also requested anyone with information on what’s happening to let him know.

According to the moderator, if his password and PIN have been changed then chances are high it could be a phishing scam. Alpha Bay Market does not ask account users for PIN when they log in. The user was asked whether he had enabled 2FA protection on his account, to which he answered no. Without two-factor authentication, online users are more susceptible to hacking and phishing; hence, people are advised to install it before opening accounts particularly on the dark web.

login_buttonDespite having all the necessary details, the user is still unable to login, and this is causing him anxiety since there are many pending orders. The moderator has asked if he has his recovery neumonic. There’s a slim possibility it can work in getting his account up and running again. Additionally, the support team will require neumonic so as to verify account details. According to the moderator, it seems like he was phished and advised to enable 2FA protection on new accounts he will create.

The moderator has logged into Alpha Bay Market, only to verify later that no announcements about downtime had been made on the forums; hence, increasing the likelihood that the user was indeed phished. He told the user that he hoped that he didn’t give off his login details.

The users issue has not yet been solved and each time he tries logging in, an “Authentication failed” message shows up. According to him, he welcomes any suggestions or solutions that may prove helpful.

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