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July Commenter of the Month Competition Winner 2007!

So, I guess you guys are wondering who has won the July contest? It was a pretty close call. As you know we started the Darknet Commenter of the Month Competition on June 1st and it ran for the whole of June, we have just finished the second month of the competition in July and […]

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June 2007 Commenter of the Month Competition Winner!

Ah so this is what you’ve been waiting for! As you know we started the Darknet Commenter of the Month Competition on June 1st and it ran for the whole of June, we are now in the second month of the competition with new runnings starting yesterday, July 1st – Sponsored by GFI. We are […]

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Commenter of the Month Competition

From now on we will be having a commenter of the month competition here at Darknet to encourage quality comments and discussion. We hope to get more interactive here and we will be giving out prizes sponsored by GFI such as PSP’s iPods and other cool stuff bundled with goodies from GFI such as mugs, […]

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Recent Down-time at Darknet

Apologies for the recent down-time at Darknet, the longest we’ve had so far I think. The disk-array crashed completely, hardware fault, so rebuilding and recovering the data from the bad disk, then restoring everything was a fairly long process. The site was back up quite early but the database inaccessible due to the taxing of […]

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Happy 1 Year Anniversary to the Relaunch of Darknet

Yes it’s been exactly one year since Darknet was relaunched in it’s new form supported by WordPress and a variety of posts about tools, tutorials and the latest news from the information security and specifically ethical hacking areas. The first post of the new site: Welcome to Darknet – The REBIRTH It’s been an interesting […]

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Merry Christmas to All

It’s been a good year for Darknet since the relaunch in February and I’d like to take this chance to thank you for your readership, with over 2300 RSS subscribers during the week the readership has grown into a solid base. I’d like to thank you all for reading, commenting and linking to Darknet and […]

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Who is Gouki?

Well the original Gouki (also known as Akuma) is a character from the Street Fighter game series. I started using this handle approximately 10 years ago, when I was a big fan of the game. My name is Tiago, and I’m a 20-something geek living in Portugal (all over the place). I am interested in […]

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Slashdot Effect vs Digg Effect Traffic Report

As I’ve been Digged about 5 times now…and somehow got Slashdotted (whilst I was sleeping) until my server crashed and my host started crying..and my bandwidth went out. I can give a reasonable comparison between Slashdot and Digg traffic. From what I’ve seen Digg traffic is between 4,000 and 20,000 hits depending what time it […]

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