Dark Web Testbed

Dark Web Research and Innovation is conducted within focused testbeds or labs. Each testbed runs a number of projects, developed in collaboration with stakeholders, as end-users, industry and research partners.


Blockchain Security

This lab covers research regarding blockchain and bitcoins used in criminal strategies. One can think about money laundering till security aspects of smart contracts.



  • BCS Lab
  • Bitcoin Laundering experiment

Cybercrime Attribution lab

The key question is how to attribute digital traces to natural persons, locations or events to improve and speed up solving the attribution problem. This leads to disruptive solutions, if cyber offenders are identified fast and the criminal benefits can be confiscated.



Counter Technologies

By developing deeper insight into cyberterrorism, terrorist internet use and online extremism establishes the basis for effective future interventions.