Operation Darknet was a major attack launched by Anonymous in 2012. OpDarknet's goal was to take down the Darknet's (Deep Web) largest child pornography site, resulting in the collapse of other child pornogrpahy sites, and multiple arrests by the FBI.

Early Roots Edit


Attack Edit

Operation Darkent consisted of using DDoS (Denial of Service) tactics to overload and crash the server.

Result Edit

This led to the site, and other affiliated Deep Web sites to collapse, shut down, or simply relocate. In addition, many Anonymous members reported the real identities of many of the sites' operators and owners to the FBI, resulting in the organization subsequently arresting the owners and operators.