DDoS Extortionists Demand Bitcoin from Email Providers
A number of privacy-oriented email service providers have been targeted by DDoS extortionists demanding payment in bitcoin.
A report by a group of cybersecurity researchers found that cryptojacking instances jumped more than 400 percent in a year.
A website that serves as a central hub for a newly created cryptocurrency project went down today shortly after a successful, scheduled launch.
Both cryptocurrency exchanges have reported distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks on their systems in the last 24 hours.
The EU’s top law enforcement agency has announced a new crackdown on the DDoS attack group DD4BC, which demands ransom in bitcoin.
Bitcoin exchange BTC-e was offline for several hours today after the site said that it was the target of a distributed denial-of service attack.