With the Tor project turning off V2 onion links in October, most of the dark net markets have switched to V3 onion address, However Hydra Market has still to do so.
Recently it was published that Hydra Market has made more than 1.3 billion dollars in 2020, and now in a recent forum post they have announced that the switch will come soon.
Active user browser users have already noticed a warning that this address will soon cease to work.
As well as when attaching a pop-up tip on the changed icon.
All this does not mean Hydra will cease to work.
This message is a notification of the network that soon supporting the onion addresses of the old sample is referred to.
Hydra will provide the transition to new ONION V3 addresses, what users will be notified in advance. Information and new addresses will be posted on the main page of the site.
Q: Addresses v2 will work?
Oh yeah. Old V2 addresses will work in parallel with the new V3 addresses up to the network of the TOR network on October 15, 2021, when the transition to a new standard will be transmitted and the corresponding code update will be released.
Q: Why can’t I open Hydra now?
A: Old (short) addresses can no longer be opened in Tor browser version 0.4.6 and below.
Q: How do I find out what version of the address?
A: The new ONION V3 addresses will be visually different, as they will be 56 characters.
Q: When will the V3 Hydra addresses appear?
A: Soon information and new addresses will be published on the main page of the site.
Q: What will happen to insulated shops?
A: With the network transition on Onion V3 domains, we stop provide an isolated shopping service.