E-Tailer Offers $23,000 to Catch DDoS Attackers Demanding Bitcoin
An e-tailer is offering a $23,181 bounty to catch those who launched a DDoS attack against the firm's site before demanding a bitcoin ransom.
A website that serves as a central hub for a newly created cryptocurrency project went down today shortly after a successful, scheduled launch.
The EU’s top law enforcement agency has announced a new crackdown on the DDoS attack group DD4BC, which demands ransom in bitcoin.
A report by a group of cybersecurity researchers found that cryptojacking instances jumped more than 400 percent in a year.
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.
A number of privacy-oriented email service providers have been targeted by DDoS extortionists demanding payment in bitcoin.