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International crime : The FBI seized the #domain name WeLeakInfo.com

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the U.S. Department of Justice announced that they have seized the domain name WeLeakInfo.com. The website operating on weleakinfo.com claimed to provide its users a search engine able to review and obtain the personal information illegally obtained in over 10,000 data breaches containing over 12 billion indexed records. […]

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#GearsServers : The FBI takes over control of infringing #domains and seizes more than $5 million

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has taken control of Gears Servers domain names, that were involved in a raid targeting infringing content. Gears TV Reloaded, a popular IPTV service, has shut down following a crackdown by the FBI. There are several domains involved in this raid, and here is the list: gearsiptvnow.com gearsservers.com gearsservers.net […]

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The FBI seized #Jetflicks and #IStreamItAll #domains for streaming media piracy

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has seized the domains and servers of a pirate media service operating for almost a decade. The FBI announcement states that eight individuals were charged with conspiring to violate federal criminal copyright law by running two of the largest unauthorized streaming services in the United States, resulting in the loss […]

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Project #TransAtlantic : No, your ccTLD #domain is not safe if you sell #counterfeit goods

Many cybercriminals believe that they can evade the long arm of the FBI and the Homeland Security Investigations department, by switching from a .com domain, to a ccTLD. Luckily, this is not the case. Selling counterfeit goods hurts the global economy to the tune of billions of dollars every year, and that’s why operations based […]

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Project TransAtlantic VIII : The FBI seized yet another movie #domain

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has been cracking down on domain names that facilitate piracy and the sale of counterfeit goods. One of them, LostMovieFinder.com, was just shut down for such apparent activity. The GoDaddy registered domain is now operating on the SeizedServers DNS, and the following message appears: Operation In Our Sites – Project […]

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The FBI shut down 498 #escort domains on #Chinese registrar #AliYun

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has added 498 domain names to its list of seized domains. Following the guidelines of US laws related to adult content and committing crimes on the Internet, the FBI seized 498 .com domains – all registered with a Chinese domain registrar, AliYun. The following message appears on these seized […]

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Federal investigators seize #FlawlessEscorts .com due to the #FOSTA law

ICE – Homeland Security Investigations has seized yet another domain name, as the result of new legislation on adult content. FlawlessEscorts.com, a domain registered in 2001, now displays the following image: According to archived data from the Internet Archive, FlawlessEscorts.com provided its clientele with connections to presumably high paid escorts. Prostitution is illegal in the […]

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Feds seize psychotropics trading #domain PrimalVisions.net

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has seized the domain name PrimalVisions.net, that sold psychotropic substances and illegal narcotics. Launched in 2015 as a “door to kratom, nootropics and cbd oils/edibles,” PrimalVisions.net traded dangerous narcotics over the Internet. The latest web page lander displays a message from the FBI, that reads in part: “This domain name […]

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Feds seize .XYZ domain

The .XYZ gTLD is getting hit by massive domain drops, to the tune of 2.5 million, and now Homeland Security Investigations has added one domain to its seized list. Dubsrewatcher.xyz moved into ICE possession, and is currently displaying the standard message: “Willful copyright infringement is a federal crime that carries penalties for first time offenders […]

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Feds nab KickassTorrents.com owner, seize domains

U.S. authorities have charged the alleged owner of today’s most visited illegal file-sharing website, KickassTorrents.com, with criminal copyright infringement and have seized domain names associated with the website. According to the US Department of Justice, Artem Vaulin, 30, a Ukrainian citizen, was arrested today in Poland and is charged by criminal complaint. The charges include […]

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ShareBeast and AlbumJams : The FBI seized two music piracy domains

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) seized two domain names of web sites “specializing” in pre-releasing pirated music. Both ShareBeast.com and AlbumJams.com are now under the control of the FBI. According to the RIAA, ShareBeast was the largest illegal file-sharing site operating in the United States. Recent IP addresses used by the web site point […]

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FBI Cyber Division forgot to renew key domain used in domain seizures

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is very busy dealing with cybercriminals, and often invite capable individuals to apply for the job. In a case of remarkable bureaucratic slip-up, they lost control of a key domain used in federal seizures. CIRFU.net, a domain that stood as an acronym for the FBI Cyber Initiative and Resource Fusion […]

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