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Aggressive malware turns search engine into crypto mining botnet

Tech 24 July 2019

Aggressive malware turns search engine into crypto mining botnet

The botnet could be used in DDoS attacks by launching sequential attacks on public-facing servers running outdated versions of the search engine software.

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Botnets increasingly used for crypto mining malware, Kaspersky says

Tech 30 November 2018

Botnets increasingly used for crypto mining malware, Kaspersky says

The findings from cybersecurity company Kaspersky Labs identifies a growing trend towards using botnets in conjunction with crypto mining attacks.​

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More DDoS attacks on Bitcoin (BCH-SV) friendly websites

Editorial 23 November 2018

More DDoS attacks on Bitcoin (BCH-SV) friendly websites

If the only defence of your policies is to silence your critics, the chances of your ideas being the wrong ones are pretty high.

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CoinGeek.com back up after DDoS attack

Editorial 14 November 2018

CoinGeek.com back up after DDoS attack

CoinGeek.com was hit with a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack which took some time to get under control.

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Researchers discover new crypto malware-killing botnet

Tech 20 September 2018

Researchers discover new crypto malware-killing botnet

Known as Fbot, the botnet appears to be based on derivative software from Mirai, an application generally used in DDoS attacks. In this case, the botnet searches for cryptojacking malware before replacing its code, thereby neutering its bad effects.

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Bitfinex back online after yet another cyber attack

Business 7 June 2018

Bitfinex back online after yet another cyber attack

Bitfinex succumbed to another DDoS attack, which happened shortly after the platform was relaunched.

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Verge succumbs to second attack in months

Tech 23 May 2018

Verge succumbs to second attack in months

Cryptocurrency Verge has suffered yet another hack, leading to 35 million XVGs worth $1.7 million stolen within a few hours.

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Blockchain startup Electroneum suffers DDoS attack shortly after token sale​

Business 7 November 2017

Blockchain startup Electroneum suffers DDoS attack shortly after token sale​

Developers have been pulling all-nighters all weekend to fix things as they fall behind their software launch.

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