Tag: Outage

CoinsMarkets Exchange Resumes Withdrawals After Major Outage

Users of the CoinsMarkets exchange will be pleased to hear that the owners did not pull an exit scam after all. After weeks of inactivity, the platform is opening up Electra withdrawals again. All other currencies are still unavailable at this point, but it is an important first step regardless. CoinsMarkets Starts to Open Withdrawals It has not been a good start to 2018 for the CoinsMarkets exchange so far. …
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Mirai Botnet Is The Culprit Of Yesterday’s DynDNS Outage

The Massive DDoS attacks which shut down the DynDNS services all day yesterday were executed through the Mirai botnet. It was evident from the start that the number of devices flooding the platform’s servers went far beyond just computers. Internet of Things devices, smartphones, and other types of internet-connected machines were all part of this attack. It is rather interesting to see the Mirai botnet play a role in this …
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Huobi Remains Tightlipped On CNY Trading Outage Earlier Today

Whenever a Bitcoin exchange is going through some troubles, there are immediate speculations regarding the platform being hacked. Huobi, one of the largest Chinese exchanges in the world, experienced issues with its CNY trading pair earlier today. Apparently this is due to an ongoing cyber attack, although specific details are very hard to come by right now. Huobi Suffered From A Cyber Attack Chinese Bitcoin exchanges bring in the majority …
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British Telecom Causes Nationwide UK Online Banking Outage

Although online banking is gaining in popularity, the number of outages customers have to deal with continues to increase. For once, the banks themselves were not to blame for today’s outage, as the problem was caused by BT, the largest ISP in the region. A major technical fault is to blame for the incident, although things were resolved around midday. BT Outage Causes Significant Stress In this day and age, …
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