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Cyber attacker (Andrew Brookes/Getty)
'Move-to-Earn' Application Stepn Suffers Cyber Attack After Upgrade
Users were recommended to "get some rest" while Stepn worked to secure its servers and recover from the various attacks.
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UK Crypto Exchange EXMO Offline Amid DDoS Attack
The exchange said it's working to bring services back online following the attack.
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Bitcoin.org Briefly Shut Down by Denial of Service Attack; Bitcoin Not Affected
While the site was inaccessible, bitcoiners shared the software to newcomers wanting to download Bitcoin's code.
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New Zealand Stock Exchange Hit Repeatedly by Cybercriminals Demanding Bitcoin
NZX has halted trading for the third day in a row as a result of cybercriminals attempting to extort cryptocurrency.
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Major Crypto Exchanges Bitfinex and OKEx Hit by Service Denial Attacks
Both cryptocurrency exchanges have reported distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks on their systems in the last 24 hours.
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Report Finds Cryptojacking Instances Jumped 400% In A Year
A report by a group of cybersecurity researchers found that cryptojacking instances jumped more than 400 percent in a year.
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Bitcoin Gold Website Down Following DDoS Attack
A website that serves as a central hub for a newly created cryptocurrency project went down today shortly after a successful, scheduled launch.
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Suspected Members of Bitcoin Extortion Group DD4BC Captured
The EU’s top law enforcement agency has announced a new crackdown on the DDoS attack group DD4BC, which demands ransom in bitcoin.
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Stock exchange
Bitcoin Exchange BTC-e Back Online After Reported DDoS
Bitcoin exchange BTC-e was offline for several hours today after the site said that it was the target of a distributed denial-of service attack.
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DDoS Extortionists Demand Bitcoin from Email Providers
A number of privacy-oriented email service providers have been targeted by DDoS extortionists demanding payment in bitcoin.
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