$200 million of the $700-million loan have now been paid, but a DDoS attack has cramped the exchange’s operations.
Blockchain is disrupting cybersecurity through decentralized storage, secure messaging, mitigating DDoS attacks and more.
The botnet could be used in DDoS attacks by launching sequential attacks on public-facing servers running outdated versions of the search engine software.
The findings from cybersecurity company Kaspersky Labs identifies a growing trend towards using botnets in conjunction with crypto mining attacks.
If the only defence of your policies is to silence your critics, the chances of your ideas being the wrong ones are pretty high.
CoinGeek.com was hit with a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack which took some time to get under control.
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.
Bitfinex succumbed to another DDoS attack, which happened shortly after the platform was relaunched.
Cryptocurrency Verge has suffered yet another hack, leading to 35 million XVGs worth $1.7 million stolen within a few hours.