15 Sep '12, 11pm

WalletBit Under DDOS – 1000BTC Demanded #bitcoin

WalletBit Under DDOS – 1000BTC Demanded #bitcoin

The WalletBit website and service came under DDOS attack on September 15, 2012, completely disabling the services as of around 9:00 PM GMT. The attackers sent the following note to Kris Henriksen, the services’ founder, creator and CEO: Hello, Your service is currently under our control, and will remain so until you’ve fulfilled our request. All you need to do is settle 1000 BTC to the following receiver: 1PBvDW74Qm7pSFMfi5h4AgyDLGcb86LtTg Should you ignore this message, then keep in mind that we’ll have no problems keeping your service. You have exactly 24 hours to initiate the money and get back to us, and if you fail to do so, then we’ll keep your service offline for an additional week. Good luck! Kris refuses to give in to the demands, sending the following response back to the attackers: Hi Yuri, I can see that you have the possibility of bringing down my network prov...

Full article: http://bitcoinmagazine.net/walletbit-under-ddos-1000btc-d...

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