27 Nov '15, 4pm

News websites offer bitcoin bounty over DDoS attacker

News websites offer bitcoin bounty over DDoS attacker

News websites offer bitcoin bounty over DDoS attacker Share this article: facebook twitter linkedin google Comments Email Print CryptoCoinNews and Hacked offer bounty of five bitcoins to catch blackmailer who is holding them to ransom with DDoS threat In a ransom situation, is striking back the right response? Two websites have put up a bounty to catch criminals who targeted their websites with a DDoS attack and extortion attempt. CryptoCoinsNews (CCN) and its sister-site Hacked are offering a five bitcoin reward for information that leads to the arrest of an extortionist targeting them with a distributed denial of service attack. The criminal is not only threatening this attack but has also made a number of other threats to the websites. The extortionist, who goes by the name of “Jon”, sent an email to the publications demanding two Bitcoins to reveal ‘fatal security vuln...

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