Tagged: ddos

Millions Stolen in Attack on Electrum Bitcoin Wallet Service

Hackers have launched a 140 000-machine botnet DoS (denial of service) attack against servers hosting popular Bitcoin wallet service Electrum, Hard Fork reports, and millions of dollars of Bitcoins have already been stolen from Electrum wallet users as a result. Electrum is a bitcoin “hot… Read More

Bitfinex Cryptocurrency Exchange Paralyzed in Tuesday DDoS Attack

Notorious crypto exchange Bitfinex had its services suspended for three hours May 5th in a Distributed Denial of Service (DDos) attack that flooded Bitfinex’s online operations and overwhelmed its site. “The platform is under extreme load. We are investigating,” wrote Bitfinex on its website status… Read More

ICO: Gladius Allows Anyone to Rent Out Unused Bandwidth & Earn Money

Earlier this month we were attending an ICO event in Manhattan when we happened to catch a pitch by Gladius, a company that is in the midst of an Initial Coin Offering (ICO). The concept of Gladius is interesting as it seeks to accomplish a… Read More

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