"In April, Mt. Gox got clobbered via DDoS. The point, the company speculated, was to destabilize Bitcoin, and fuel panic-selling. ' Attackers wait until the price of bitcoins reaches a certain value, sell, destabilize the exchange, wait for everybody to panic-sell their bitcoins, wait for the price to drop to a certain amount, then stop the attack and start buying as much as they can:'” Wired
What is DDOS? It stands for Distributed Denial of Service. It's one of the most important and common cyber attacks -- the attacker overloads or "floods" the target Web site with thousands of requests at the same time to shut it down. To learn about the DDOS program, DDOS protect options and how to stop DDOS attacks, read below.
Tuesday, November 26, 2013
DDOS Attacks Used to Extort Bitcoin Dealers and Even Manipulate Market?
Posted by Orcinus Media at 8:53 AM
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