11 Apr '13, 6pm

Are DDoS attacks being used to fix Bitcoin rates?

Are DDoS attacks being used to fix Bitcoin rates?

Are DDoS attacks being used to fix Bitcoin rates? Get short URL Published time: April 11, 2013 18:35 Tweet Share on Tumblr Tags Currencies , Economy , Hacking , Internet A massive surge in the number of Bitcoin users and reports of hacking attempts are being blamed for a worldwide panic that caused the cryptocurrency’s worth to fluctuate drastically in recent days. The value of Bitcoin, the unregulated and practically untraceable digital currency that exists only on computers, has gone on a roller coaster ride as of late, quintupling in price during the last month before losing more than half of its worth during a Wednesday crash. Mt. Gox, the leading Bitcoin exchange on the Web, confirmed Wednesday evening that the number of trades executed during the previous 24 hours tripled beyond their expectations. The surge, they said, could be blamed on the number of new accounts, ...

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