Shortly after DDoS attack on the major Chinese cryptocurrency exchange, BTCC, two other Bitcoin exchanges reported DDoS attacks on their sites within the last 24 hours. BTC-e Bitcoin exchange BTC-e has been offline for as long as four hours. According to the company’s tweets and official statements at the website,.
Following the continuing unrest at global markets, especially China, the bitcoin exchange rate skyrocketed to $455 at the time of writing. Overnight volatility in China has caused the American stocks to open sharply lower. The Chinese capital outflow restrictions and continuing economic slowdown have been cited among the main reasons.
BTCC Controversy: 100 Full Nodes Donated by the Exchange Appear to be Running on Amazon Web Services
Recently BTCC has launched 100 full nodes across five continents in order to maintain decentralized arrangement of the bitcoin system. Back then, the company explained this move by its wish to keep bitcoin away from any centralization. Samson Mow, COO at BTCC, stated that the company has launched the nodes.
One of the world’s biggest digital currency exchanges has reported to suffer a severe DDoS attack on New Year’s eve. The extortionists behind the attack demanded a ransom of 1 BTC to cease the DDoS attack. During the attack, the exchange tweeted: Our website is under DDoS attack, which is.
Digital currency exchange Cryptsy, which has been known for continuing problems with withdrawal of funds, has stated it suspended the exchange’s trade engine on January 5, 2016. Lots of the company’s customers have complained the exchange fails to provide proper withdrawal of their assets, if it provides any. Technical issues.
The year 2015 was marked as the year of expanding obscurantism and controversies around several internet-related issues in Russia. According to one of relatively new Russian laws, the state supervising agency Roskomnadzor has the right to restrict or prohibit access to any website at its own discretion and without any.
Two prominent Bitcoin Core contributors, Jeff Garzik and Gavin Andressen, co-wrote a response to the recently published bitcoin scalability roadmap by Gregory Maxwell, which is based on the SegWit concept.
The latest report released by Visa Europe discussing the current matters in the payments industry gave profound consideration to innovations in financial technologies, as well as blockchain-based solutions.