The week of February 21, 2016

The Darker Web

Maura Murray and the Internet sleuths trying to find her

By Christopher Peak

The college student disappeared from a snowy New England more than a decade ago. For police, the case went quickly cold. Online, the search continues.


Is Katy Perry actually JonBenét Ramsey?

By Rick Paulas

Logic, common sense, and the facts would suggest not. But some people aren’t so sure.

Why one redditor wants an open discussion about suicide

By Rick Paulas

The stigma around taking your own life can stifle important conversations. SanctionedSuicide wants to challenge that.

How a Dark Net drug market survives war

By Patrick Howell O'Neill

The first Ukrainian Dark Net market launched on the eve of the country’s civil war in May 2013—and it’s still going.

Confessions of a social engineer

By Dell Cameron

He conned his ways into a small fortune. Now he’s spilling his secrets.