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Bitcoin exchange Bitfinex suffered a ‘severe’ DDoS attack Tuesday while Bitcoin price and trading activity were hitting peaks.
In December, a United States security vendor LogRhythm predicted that the entire Internet will be shut down by hackers in 2017. How would it affect financial markets and transactions with Bitcoin?
Early on Thursday morning, the Bitcoin exchange BTC-e is reporting that they are under DDoS attack and their site is currently offline.
The Spurious Dragon hardfork is scheduled for block 2675000 which will likely occur between 15:00 and 16:00 UTC Tuesday evening (CET).
The increasing number and intensity of denial-of-service attacks has affected the Ethereum network, causing delays in ETH deposits and withdrawals. As a result, Vitalik Buterin has confirmed the execution of the EIP150 hard fork.
The Ethereum development team released yet another urgent announcement to miners regarding a computational DDoS attack.
F2Pool, a Chinese mining pool also referred to as Discus Fish, has been experiencing a series of extreme DDoS attacks.
Hackers are still using Bitcoin as their currency of choice despite their ability to be detected and traced.
Several crypto companies and media outlets suffered multiple DDoS attacks in November.
ProtonMail, an open-sourced encrypted mail service founded by MIT and Stanford engineers at the CERN research facility, has suffered from a series of extremely powerful DDoS attack from unknown hackers
Kraken has tried to implement advanced DDoS protection, after a series of large DDoS attacks were launched by an unidentified group of hackers.
Five banks in Russia have undergone a DDoS-attack according to Artyom Sychev, Deputy Director of the General Directorate of Security and Information Protection of Russia’s Central Bank.
“DD4BC,” a cybercriminal group that has launched distributed denial of service (DDos) attacks on bitcoin mining companies, exchanges and Hong Kong Banks since mind-2014, have begun to target financial institutions
Bitcoin XT, the intentional fork that has been shaking up the bitcoin price, includes code branded as a hardcoded “blacklist” by critics.
Following the July 10 DDOS and CC attacks at OKCoin, the topic of socialized losses and the negative impact they have on trader’s accounts has come to light again.
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