Browsing the "DDoS" Tag

Report Finds Cryptojacking Instances Jumped 400% In A Year

| Aditi Hudli

A report by a group of cybersecurity researchers found that cryptojacking instances jumped more than 400 percent in a year.

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Bitcoin Gold Website Down Following DDoS Attack

| Rachel Rose O'Leary

A website that serves as a central hub for a newly created cryptocurrency project went down today shortly after a successful, scheduled launch.

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Suspected Members of Bitcoin Extortion Group DD4BC Captured

| Stan Higgins

The EU’s top law enforcement agency has announced a new crackdown on the DDoS attack group DD4BC, which demands ransom in bitcoin.

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Bitcoin Exchange BTC-e Back Online After Reported DDoS

| Stan Higgins

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.


DDoS Extortionists Demand Bitcoin from Email Providers

| Stan Higgins

A number of privacy-oriented email service providers have been targeted by DDoS extortionists demanding payment in bitcoin.

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E-Tailer Offers $23,000 to Catch DDoS Attackers Demanding Bitcoin

| Yessi Bello Perez

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.

New Jersey Casinos Face Bitcoin Ransom Threats

| Stan Higgins

New Jersey-based online casinos were hit with distributed denial-of-service attacks and faced additional threats unless they paid a bitcoin ransom.

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Hong Kong Banks Hit By Bitcoin Ransom Demands

| Stan Higgins

Two Hong Kong banks were targeted with distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks earlier this week by unknown parties demanding bitcoin ransoms.


Bitcoin Extortion Group DD4BC Prompts Warning from Swiss Government

| Stan Higgins

Distributed denial-of-service attacks against organizations in New Zealand appear to be connected to the extortionist group DD4BC.


Bitcoin Mining Pools Targeted in Wave of DDOS Attacks

| Stan Higgins

A number of bitcoin mining pools around the world have been hit by a recent string of DDOS attacks.