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Bitcoin Businesses Targeted in Wave of DDoS Extortion Attacks

A blistering wave of DDoS attacks has been sweeping across digital currency space in November. Kraken, a bitcoin exchange based in San Francisco, was under heavy DDoS attack yesterday, which rendered the exchange inaccessible for a short duration. An extortion letter was also sent to the exchange, demanding an undisclosed bitcoin ransom payment. Staff at Kraken have refused to comply with the demands. The site is under DDoS at the …
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