21 Apr '13, 9pm

Fool me once: Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox falls after third DDoS attack this month

For the third time this month , Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox fell to distributed denial of service attacks (DDoS) today. Some people just aren’t down with alternative currencies, it seems. The company wrote on its Facebook : This again appears to be another strong DDoS attack. We are working hard to overcome it and will update when possible. It’s currently 2am in Japan so please forgive us if our Facebook/Twitter updates are not as quick, though the team is certainly not taking any breaks. Bitcoin is a decentralized Internet currency that has earned much more legitimacy in the last year. Mt. Gox acts as the main marketplace for Bitcoin, but the exchange has been known for its hiccups in times of heavy traffic. Indeed, Bitcoin’s price often fluctuates after Mt. Gox performance issues. Most recently Bitcoins fell 40 percent from $260 per Bitcoin when Mt. Gox went silent in a pre...

Full article: http://venturebeat.com/2013/04/21/mt-gox-ddos/

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