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Bitcoin ExchangeExchange Mt. Gox, which takes 80% of all exchange transactions in a pair of USD-BTC and 70% of total trade Bitkoin in the world, suffered in the morning on April 4 powerful DDoS-attack.

Many traders are faced with delays of transactions or not to go to the site.

Representatives of Mt. Gox believe that the attack was organized to cause panic in the market and thus bring down the rate Bitkoin, then buy a large amount bitkoins on the cheap. Crypto-currency is growing at an unprecedented pace and is already trading at 130 – 140 dollars for a single “coin.” Increased dramatically and the number of registrations of new traders on the exchange – if last year MtGox.com registered about 10,000 new users per month, in March, there were already 60,000, according computerworld.com. Continue reading

South Korea cyberattackThe Republic of Korea reported that hacker attacks on its television stations and banks has been carried out with the IP-address registered in China.

The authorities of the affected country suggest that the hackers attack through Chinese proxy could make North Korea.

Some time ago, the Korean telecom regulator said that hackers used a Chinese IP-addresses and to attack with the aim of placing malicious code on Korean computers. They also state that have not yet completed the investigation and continue to search for the final attack organizers.

This is also indicated by the one of the sources in the presidential administration. As a result of a hacker attack stopped working servers television companies YTN, MBC and KBS, as well as two large banks – Shinhan Bank and NongHyup Bank.

“Unidentified Chinese hackers used IP-addresses to communicate with servers Korean organizations and the arrangement of the malware. At this stage, we continue to make efforts to establish the source of the attacks. While we do not make any conclusions, but at the same time, nothing not rule out “- has twisted the head of Korean telecom regulator Park Jae-moon. Continue reading

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