Tag Archives: DDoS attacks
- DDoS ‘terrorist’ tells Nagy ‘another site’ pays for attacks on the WPN
September 6, 2017
After the Winning Poker Network suffered a weekend of Distributed Denial of Service attacks, CEO Philip Nagy, begins to believe the attacks may be personal. Can you imagine listening to Sympathy for the Devil without Marianne Faithfull, Anita Pallenberg and the rest of the gang refusing the sing the woo...
- Online gambling sites face new DDoS threat from Android phones
September 1, 2017
Online gambling operators need to be aware of a new variety of distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks that recently plagued websites around the globe. This week, technology giant Google was forced to purge roughly 300 Android apps from its Google Play online market after researchers uncovered hidden malware that...
- Extortion attempt eyed in Hong Kong gambling sites DDoS attack
May 9, 2017
Gambling and gaming websites in Hong Kong were hit in April by several distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks, which intended to take the sites offline and mulct money from the operators, according to a U.S-based cyber security firm. The International Business Times reported that the Security Engineering and Response...
- Cybersecurity: A growing focus for gambling operators
March 1, 2017
In October 2016, the world saw the most powerful Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack ever registered in cyber history. The destructive Mirai botnet brought down sites including Twitter, the Guardian, Netflix, Reddit, CNN and many others in Europe and the United States after it hit the servers of Dyn,...
- Bitfinex hit with another DDoS attack as bitcoin price leaps beyond $1,100
February 22, 2017
Digital currency exchange Bitfinex has fallen victim—again—to a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack, just as bitcoin continues its unrelenting rally to set a new all-time high. Clients of the Hong Kong-based exchange received an email on Tuesday, informing them of the disruption. In the email, the company said customers...
- Bitcoin exchange BTC-e falls victim to DDoS attack
December 16, 2016
A distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack has taken down another bitcoin exchange. European bitcoin and altcoin exchange BTC-e went offline on Thursday morning after receiving a DDoS stream of requests around 5:30 a.m. Eastern Standard Time. The exchange confirmed the attacks on Twitter: “DDoS attack on our server #btce”...
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