Exploring Hydra, the post-Soviet black market that is dominating the global darknet trade
July 9, 2021, 1:13PM EDT · 8 min read
- Recent attention on Russia-based cyberattacks has brought the country’s ecosystem of online crime into the spotlight.
- Operating throughout the former Soviet Union, Hydra Market has become the largest darknet market in the world.
- The Block explored Hydra and interviewed a range of expert investigators to find out what keeps this digital marketplace bustling.
Hydra, the world's largest darknet market, remains poorly understood. Since I speak Russian, I decided to explore.