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Bankrupt Bitcoin exchange attacked 150,000 times per second

By Agence France-Presse
Sunday, March 9, 2014 10:41 EDT
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A pile of Bitcoin slugs sit in a box (AFP)
 
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MtGox faced 150,000 attacks per second: report (via AFP)

Bitcoin exchange MtGox faced massive hacker offensives last month, coming under some 150,000 DDoS attacks per second for several days ahead of its spectacular failure, a report said Sunday. The Tokyo-based exchange, which filed for bankruptcy protection…

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