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Alphabay - Darknet Legend

  • By DarkNet4You
  • Jul 31, 2022
  • Review

A little background

Alphabay is probably the most famous darknet market in history. In terms of its fame and level of contribution to the community, only SilkRoad can compete with it. We will not tell the full history of Alphabay in this article, because it is worthy of a separate article. Let's just say that Alphabay managed to survive the closure, arrest and death of its founder alpha02 and after that be reborn in a new guise, once again occupying the throne of the largest darknet market.

General about the market

Alphabay is one of the oldest darknet marketplaces in the world. His story has become the property of the general public and, perhaps, is worthy of a full-length film. The modern Alphabay is an updated version of the old market, launched in 2021. The second administrator of the old Alphabay, DeSnake restarted the market in order to perpetuate the memory of his friend. He claims that alpha02 did not commit suicide but was killed in his cell. The updated Alphabay has acquired a huge number of new features and technologies and has become much safer for both the administration and sellers, as well as for buyers. To date, he has managed to regain the status of the largest and most popular darknet market.

Alphabay market links:

Alphabay market main page


The main feature of Alphabay market is an adult and really professional team that works on improving and administering the market. Administration on the new version of Alphabay is the same as before. This means that users can use the resource with mature management and unparalleled security. The well-trained staff of the market is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

The Alphabay server network is protected to the maximum. Alphabay servers support automatic deployment, which will not allow Alphabay to be disabled even with numerous attacks. All market servers are located in well-hidden places and are guarded by a large number of armed guards. The server rooms also host a video surveillance system. All hosting providers used have many years of experience and will not respond to inquiries from either local or international law enforcement agencies.

Alphabay has developed a unique system for monitoring personnel actions. This system restricts access to user profiles without the need and permissions granted by superiors. The actions of all employees are recorded. The administration reviews the activity logs of employees on a daily basis in order to detect abuse of authority. Alphabay is very attentive to the human factor, trying to minimize the risks associated with it.

Alphabay has developed an Automatic Dispute Resolution (ADR) system. Thanks to many years of experience in the dark web, the administration of the market came to the conclusion that the vast majority of disputes can be resolved without the participation of third parties. ADR offers various actions between the buyer and the seller, such as a full refund, extending the escrow period, looking for replacement options, or refunding a percentage of the order. Even if the parties cannot reach an agreement, this system will still speed up the dispute resolution process, as it will be much easier for the moderator to understand the history of the conflict and resolve the dispute.

Alphabay market products

Interface & Design

The market was completely written from scratch. Despite the external similarity, not a single line of code or logical construct was used in the development of the new version of Alphabay. The new Alphabay platform has been designed with industry best practices gathered from years of experience in the darknet.

The design of Alphabay is modern and comfortable, although it refers to the old image of Alphabay from the period 2014-2017.


The unique feature of Alphabay is the forum. In this place, the entire market community can come together, talk and discuss pressing issues. If you want to find business partners, this place is perfect for you.

The forum is both a platform for the interaction of sellers and buyers, communicating in topics, supporting discussions or doing advertising, and a place for ordinary users to discuss the topics of carding, fraud, programming, drugs and security. Here you will find complete freedom of expression, just like on the good old Alphabay forum.

Alphabay market forum

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Creator of DarkNet4You Project.

Avalaible products

There are currently over 35,000 listings on Alphabay, making it one of the largest marketplaces in terms of the number of products available. The number of registered users has already reached 830,000 people, which is unprecedented for darknet markets and makes it the largest at the moment. There are more than 10,000 active vendors on the market. Every vendor on the market is trusted and reputable enough to work with Alphabay. You can be sure that you will not be scammed by the sellers of this darknet market.

Products are presented in a large number of categories. Here you will have access to both familiar drugs and more exotic samples of goods.


Alphabay market has an unparalleled approach to security.

The administration of the market paid much attention to the development of the AlphaGuard system. This system ensures that even if all Alphabay servers and administrators are arrested, users can withdraw all their funds, resolve disputes, and exit without losing their money or attracting attention from law enforcement. In fact, AlphaGuard is the first step towards the goal of creating a decentralized trading platform, independent of the actions of law enforcement agencies.

The updated Alphabay only accepts Monero (XMR). The Alphabay administration decided to refuse any use of Bitcoin, as its transactions are too transparent and unable to provide the necessary level of anonymity. To provide additional security, Alphabay has developed its own Monero mixer for more convenient obfuscation of transactions.

Alphabay is now focusing on i2p rather than the Tor network. In their appeal, they explained this by the passivity of the Tor developers, who refuse to make changes to the network device. Because of this, it is impossible to eliminate the attacks used to crush hidden services using DDoS, as well as those used to detect hidden services and deanonymize their owners.

Alphabay market roadmap


Alphabay is unlike any other marketplace that has ever existed on the dark web. Management, team, employees, technologies, servers and security. Alphabay has the best you can imagine. Alphabay's reputation in the darknet community is beyond question. Their administration is as transparent, fair and professional as possible. Hundreds of thousands of buyers and sellers prefer Alphabay. Alphabay also differs from all other darknet markets in that they have a strong vision for the future in the form of a decentralized market network. This marketplace is truly legendary and is the best ever.

Alphabay market logo
Official links of Market




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Finally my favorite marketplace is back in service

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Analysis of Market

Probably the best darknet market I have ever used. I am amazed and impressed by the serious approach and attitude of the administration to the project. While all other markets are only trying to make money, Alphabay is committed to changing the world of darknet markets.

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Alphabay is the most serious project on the dark web to date. I really hope that they will not suffer the fate of closure or arrest. If DeSnake and his Alphabay succeed, the world of dark web shopping will change forever.

Mr Anonymous
Independent expert of DarkNet