Tag: cyberattack

  • Cryptocurrency

    Cryptocurrency Exchange Bitfinex Resumes Services Following Cyberattack

    A Hong Kong-based cyptocurrency exchange briefly halted its services today due to a cyberattack, causing the platform to be under an extreme load. DDoS Attack Targets Bitfinex Bitfinex was the target of a DDoS, or distributed denial-of- service attack, earlier today. This occurs when a number of compromised...

    newsbtc | June 5, 2018 | 7:45 pm
  • verge

    Verge Cryptocurrency Hit By 51% Attack, Loses 250,000 Tokens

    The cryptocurrency Verge — which prides itself on “security/anonymity/privacy” — was hacked yesterday. In a short period of time, the attacker made off with around 250,000 coins. The hack was discovered by “ocminer,” a poster on Bitcointalk forums, yesterday afternoon. According to ocminer, the attacker took advantage of “several bugs”...

    newsbtc | April 5, 2018 | 8:09 pm
  • Crypto

    Some Daily Thoughts on the BTC Price; At Least There Wasn’t a Drop…

    At the time of writing this article, bitcoin price has relatively stayed the same throughout yesterday.  It is hovering around $241 which was overwhelming for bitcoin enthusiasts.  After all there were no drops of any kind, and considering all the bad news lately regarding hackings, cyberattacks, etc., a...

    Guest Author | February 20, 2015 | 4:00 pm

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