Dark Web Informats To Be Rewarded By $10 Million Set Aside By US
US Government is rewarding a bounty to the tune of $10 million. The outstanding amount is to entice potential dark web users to leak to the government all happenings on the darknet. The government adopted the use of cryptocurrency amongst the numerous payment options to pay all dark web informats
The users will help in identifying national security threats on the black market when surfing. CNN report indicates that the State Department had an allocation of about $10 million in the Rewards for Justice program. The bounty is to help in getting information. Mainly on cybercriminals and hacker's activities that can be a threat to national security.
The program has been operational for the past forty years. And for the first time, informants can get payment in digital currency. This can happen for the first-time payment or get the bonus through the ways it has been since inception.
"Within our program, there's a tremendous amount of enthusiasm because we're pushing the envelope every chance we get to try and reach audiences, sources, people who may have information that helps improve our national security," This was according to an official in the State Department.
"It's been edgy for some government agencies, perhaps, but we're going to keep pushing forward in many different ways." This was a further assentation from the official to woe potential informants.
Ways To Entice Dark Web Informats
The informants should know the various ways of accessing the dark web to collect information. It is safer to access the darknet and send the government some tips. Especially by using the Tor browser to surf and access the Rewards for Justice channel.
Officials were already getting anonymous tips from users on malicious cyber activities days after the channel began its operation. The former prosecutor of the Department of Justice – Erez Liebermann affirmed that "It is inconceivable that the government has not used cryptocurrency to paid undercover informants or sources[sic]."
The statement was a heavyweight that saw the government incorporate digital currencies to effectively manage dark web operations. Cryptocurrency transactions are easy and efficient besides staying anonymous that makes its incorporation a good move. Besides, there is anticipation that in the near future, more crypto reward programs are going to be part and parcel of the Rewards for Justice program.
"This program is evolving - I think this offer of cryptocurrency is something that we will be using in the future for other types of rewards. It could encourage other types of sources to come to us with information, who may not have wanted to come to us before." This affirmation from officials makes it a boom for people who wanted to become anonymous informants for the government.