Tag: ddos

  • 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
  • Gladius

    Gladius Using Blockchain As Global CDN & DDoS Mitigation System

    It seems that nowadays the front pages of papers are inundated with news about cyber hacks. First, it’s the Equifax hack, and next, it’s the SEC admitting, almost a full year later, that its filing system was breached in 2016. Further, companies are seeking ways to increase webpage...

    Jayanand Sagar | October 2, 2017 | 12:00 pm
  • Trend

    Coinsecure’s s Faced Temporary Disruptioning DDoS Attack

    Cryptocurrency platforms across the world are constantly under the threat of various forms of cyberattacks. While the attackers’ intentions may be several, they are generally of no good. Yesterday, Coinsecure — a leading Indian Bitcoin trading and blockchain services company became a target of one such attack. According...

    Gautham | December 20, 2016 | 1:30 pm
  • Trend

    Golem’s Second Fastest ICO Brings Decentralized Internet

    In the dawn of recent mass DDoS attacks that disrupted the internet, rendering some of the leading websites inaccessible — interest in the decentralized internet has been rekindled.  The concept of the decentralized internet is not a new thing, with innovations in the cryptocurrency sector it is now...

    Gautham | November 20, 2016 | 7:30 am
  • UK Government Rerouting DDoS

    UK Government Considers Rerouting Traffic To Thwart DDoS Attacks

    The United Kingdom is planning to set a very dangerous precedent when it comes to Internet traffic. Various ISPs are asked to protect computers from falling victim to hackers. That in itself is a positive development, but they want to achieve this by rewriting internet traffic standards. Disguised...

    newsbtc | November 16, 2016 | 9:30 pm
  • NewsBTC_Armada Collective DDoS Bitcoin

    Decentralized Internet Can Be the Answer to DDoS Problems

    The recent DDoS attack on some of the major websites on the internet has renewed interests in the decentralized internet. While there are multiple initiatives concerning blockchain technology and decentralized network in development, the DDoS attack is expected to accelerate the process. The CTO of Golem, Piotr Janiuk...

    Gautham | October 23, 2016 | 9:30 pm
  • DynDNS PayPal Bitcoin

    PayPal Users Were Unable To Access Funds During To DynDNS Outage

    If there is one thing to take away from yesterday’s major DNS outage, it is how the Bitcoin network was not affected. The story was entirely different for PayPal users, who were unable to access their account and funds. Even though services have been restored ever since Bitcoin...

    newsbtc | October 22, 2016 | 9:30 pm
  • vDOS

    Professional DDoS Service vDOS Offline, Two Arrested

    Who said it’s hard to find good help these days? If it has got anything to do with hacking or cyberattacks, darknet is the “go-to” place.  One can find many “cyberattacks for hire” listings on deepweb marketplaces and forums. While it’s hard to vouch for their effectiveness, recent...

    Gautham | September 18, 2016 | 7:30 am
  • NewsBTC_Armada Collective DDoS Bitcoin

    Armada Collective Strikes Again; Demanding 1 BTC ransom?

    Armada Collective, a mysterious group of cybercriminals seem to be back again! The group known to disrupt websites by launching Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks may have sent emails demanding Bitcoin ransom from website owners. According to reports, many internet users have received an email demanding a...

    Gautham | September 5, 2016 | 9:30 pm
  • linux.lady

    Rex Linux Trojan Turns Infected Machines to BTC Miners, via DDoS

    The number of attacks on computers is increasing almost exponentially these days. The latest one to make news is the Rex Linux Trojan. This “Swiss knife” of a malicious program is a piece of work capable of running DDoS attacks, hold the infected computer for ransom (ransomware) and...

    Gautham | August 23, 2016 | 1:15 pm

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