Tag: bitstamp

Various Bitcoin Exchanges Faced DDoS Attacks This Past Week

People are often looking to address how Bitcoin has become so popular throughout all of the years, even though it’s not hard to find reasons why people take a liking to digital currency. Unfortunately, that success sometimes comes at a severe price, and multiple major Bitcoin exchanges have been suffering from distributed denial of service attacks over the past week and a half. Also read: Bitstamp Opens Credit Card Buying …
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Bitstamp Opens Credit Card Buying Option To German and Italian Bitcoin Users

Just a few days ago, major Bitcoin exchange bitStamp announced customers would be able to buy digital currency with their credit card in the United Kingdom and Slovenia. No further countries were announced at that time, although it was only a matter of time until the option become available in other parts of Europe as well. Based on the company’s Twitter post earlier today, both German and Italy are now …
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BitStamp adds gold withdrawal option for EU customers

Popular Bitcoin exchange BitStamp has recently added a brand new feature, meant for its clients. According to a blog post posted on their site, they are now offering the possibility for EU customers to withdraw funds in the form of gold. Based on this, as gold has been seen as timeless and a great investment for hundreds of years, the metal has become incredibility popular for investors from all around …
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Bitstamp Phishing Mail Targets Unsuspecting Bitcoin Users

Bitcoin remains a high-value target for criminals and hoodlums, regardless of whether they operate in the real world or online. In January of this year, European Bitcoin exchange Bitstamp got hacked and lost a fair chunk of money. Earlier today, Bitstamp informed its customers about a new phishing email making the rounds, asking users to submit a “verification request”. The Phishing Attempt Phishing emails are nothing new under the sun, …
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