Monday, April 22, 2013

Bitcoin Exchange Mt. Gox again underwent DDoS attack

As a result of attack servers of the electronic exchange Mt.Gox were quickly transferred to an autonomous mode.

According to representatives of the BitCoin payment service in the social network Facebook, April 22 at about 2:00 pm (Japan time) servers of the Exchange Mt.Gox were again underwent DDoS-attack unknown attackers.

According to the data of the users BitCoin, commenters on the official forum of the company, at the moment there is considerable delay in carrying out transactions. In addition, the queue for operations in Mt.Gox reached 20,000 transactions.

Many players exchange suggest that the attack may be hiding the implementation of a fraudulent scheme to manipulate electronic currency BitCoin. Representatives Mt.Gox, in turn, argue that the necessary steps have already been taken, and work to restore health exchanges are carried out "without interruption."

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