22 Apr '13, 1pm

World's largest bitcoin exchange under DDoS attack

World's largest bitcoin exchange under DDoS attack

Mt.Gox, the world's largest bitcoin exchange, has been downed earlier today by what appears to be a "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," the operators stated on the service's Facebook page. "We're very much looking forward to implementing a much stronger solution very soon and will make an announcement to that effect once it's in place," The company has already employed Prolexic in order to minimize the impact of the DDoS attacks to which it is subjected. The bitcoin exchange is attacked daily, they say, and it has been experiencing a number of disruptions in the last month - some due to the attacks, and some due to the unexpected influx of new customers and a rise in trad...

Full article: http://www.net-security.org/secworld.php?id=14787

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