For those of you that are just beginning with the DarknetMarkets, we have compiled a list of the terms you might come across while browsing around including links to important resources, have any term that is missing here? let us know! something needs fixing? contact us! or leave a comment, Thanks to the redditors / mods who helped us compile this list, we will keep it growing and updating.
Deepdotweb’s dictionary project
420 – From wikipedia: is a code-term used primarily in North America that refers to the consumption of cannabis and by extension, as a way to identify oneself with cannabis subculture or simply cannabis itself. Observances based on the number 420 include smoking cannabis around the time 4:20 p.m. (with some sources also indicating 4:20 a.m
4/20 – 20th of april sale – also known as the special sale when the vendor Tony76 executed the most famous Scam on Silk road.
Administrator – In charge of a collection of services a year or two ago, including TorStatusNet, Hidden Image Board, a hosting service.
Altcoin – Any digital cryptocurrency other than Bitcoin, altcoin – any digital cryptocurrency other than Bitcoin.
Anonymity – This thing you want to have if you dont want to be found while using dark net markets.
AnonFiles – File upload site. You want to send a PDF/image/whatever to another user? Upload it to anonfiles, then you can share your custom link, and whoever you send it to can download your file anonymously.
Astrid – Creator and Moderator of /r/DarkNetMarkets, very promiscuous has had relations with all Moderators there, also is the CSS guru!
Avengers – A group of individuals who are well known for ordering LSD from many vendors back in the day of Silk Road 1.0, reagent testing it, consuming it, a writing reviews about the quality of the products. They currently can be found on the deep web on the Majestic Garden forum.
AYB – All You’re Base, general Onionland portal
AYW – THW without the CP. Known formally as All You’re Wiki. Most people use it now.
Backopy – The Administrator of Black Market Reloaded (BMR)
Bergie Web – The level of the internet hierarchy that comes between the “surface” and the “deep web,” if you are comparing the internet to an ocean.
This includes porn, chans, and other sites that provide you with information on how to access the deep web. Peer-to-peer file sharing networks are also part of this level.
Bitcoinfog – “Wash” your bitcoins. Bitcoins can be traced, so let’s say you received bitcoins from an illegal activity, those coins can be traced back to you if you use them on another website that is linked to your real identity (localbitcoins, paypal, bitstamp, MtGox etc). This handy website will erase all traces on your coins. the service is accessible here:
Bitcoins – an open source, peer-to-peer payment network and pseudo-anonymous digital currency being used for almost all transaction on the darknet.
Black Market Reloaded – Also known as BMR,the oldest dark net market since Silk Road was shut down, the site is currently offline and planned to be back with a newer version.
Blockchain – Wikipedia Definition: A block chain is a transaction database shared by all nodes participating in a system based on the Bitcoin protocol
BotDW – Boss of the Deep Web
Buyers – Markplace user that is not a vendor. (duh)
Carding – The practice of stealing and selling credit card information
CD (Controlled Delivery) – The technique of controlled delivery is used when a consignment of illicit drugs is detected and allowed to go forward under the control and surveillance of law enforcement officers in order to secure evidence against the organizers of such illicit drug traffic.
Cirrus – A silk road forum moderator.
Chisquare/psi – Hugest faggot, avoid him more. Hosts numerous services. (Its not us who said this!)
Cipherspace – tor hidden services / i2p / freenet / any other anonymity network
Cold Storage – a secure offline wallet for your Bitcoins or other cryptocurrencies
CP – When mentioned in the context of the deep web – it usually mean Child pornography, something you should know and avoid at all cost when browsing around.
Clearnet – regular internet (non TOR)
Cryptography – All the means of hiding and encrypting the data that you send over the internet.
Crypto News – (http://wittvywowuxp35s6.onion) is a hidden service for news about privacy,security,politics and technology. The owner only updates sporadicly and focuses a lot on I2P.
Dark Net – A general term that describes the hidden websites hosted on the TOR / I2P and other networks that you cannot access with regular internet connection without using some special software or get crawled by Google and other search engines. more info can be found here
Dark Nexus – HTTP Refresh Chat
DarkNetMarkets – A sub Reddit meant for the discussion of the various Dark Net markets, can be found at this link.
DDOS Attack – Denial-of-service attack Form of an attack that is an attempt to make a machine or network resource unavailable to its intended users, was common on Silk road, some say it was used to locate the server location using a know tor vulnerability. Read the Wikipedia page for the technical explanation