Cybercriminal Minds: An investigative study of cryptocurrency abuses in the Dark Web

@article{Lee2019CybercriminalMA,
  title={Cybercriminal Minds: An investigative study of cryptocurrency abuses in the Dark Web},
  author={Seunghyeon Lee and Changhoon Yoon and Heedo Kang and Yeonkeun Kim and Yongdae Kim and Dongsu Han and Sooel Son and Seungwon Shin},
  journal={Proceedings 2019 Network and Distributed System Security Symposium},
  year={2019}
}
The Dark Web is notorious for being a major distribution channel of harmful content as well as unlawful goods. [] Key Method Specifically, MFScope collected more than 27 million dark webpages and extracted around 10 million unique cryptocurrency addresses for Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Monero. It then classified their usages to identify trades of illicit goods and traced cryptocurrency money flows, to reveal black money operations on the Dark Web. In total, using MFScope we discovered that more than 80% of…

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