Tag Archive: DDoS-attack

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

Cyber attackThe world’s largest anti-spam service Spamhouse, supporting black lists for popular browsers, as well as helping users to block unauthorized advertising, today underwent the largest DDoS-attack in Internet history.

Wheeled traffic flow intensity reached 300 Gbit / s. Output Server Spamhouse have noticed people around the world. This has resulted in increasing the volume of the incident in user mailboxes spam, as well as the unavailability of black lists of unreliable sites.

In Spamhouse say fix DDoS-flow traffic from the beginning of March, but now it has reached its peak. Vincent Hanna, a spokesman Spamhouse says that some of the service capacity remains available during the attack, so a small portion of users are still able to receive the data to be filtered. Continue reading

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