OpenBazaar is a network for trading and transacting online that might be confused for a Dark Web marketplace. While OpenBazaar does share some similarities with Darknet markets, there are key differences that set it apart. Where both are concerned, security professionals ought to be paying attention. OpenBazaar blends the secrecy of Silk Road with the mainstream appeal of Ebay. It is much easier to use, both for sellers and store operators. Street drugs, counterfeit and stolen goods can all be sold on OpenBazaar and given the way OpenBazaar works, it is likely that they will be difficult to find unless you know where to look.
Thred will be exhibiting at the RSA Conference from March 5-6, 2018 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, CA. Visit booth #4 in the Early Stage Expo to get more insights on how to make informed security and risk management decisions.