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Bitcoin Hit By 'Massive' DDoS Attack As Tensions Rise

Bitcoin Hit By 'Massive' DDoS Attack As Tensions Rise | Security | Scoop.it
A “massive” distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack is hitting Bitcoin, according to trading venues, in what has been a tense week over alleged flaws in the various systems run by the virtual currency and its exchanges.

The attack picks on the very area - transaction malleability, or the potential renaming of transaction messages - that has become a bone of contention between different venues, and is blocking some transactions from being confirmed.
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Not sure I trust this "tech".  They seem to be bolting on security to their product instead of having a solid secure tech and building their product onto that....Venture Capitalist...go figure.

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Adobe Pushes Fix for Flash Zero-Day Attack — Krebs on Security

Adobe Pushes Fix for Flash Zero-Day Attack — Krebs on Security | Security | Scoop.it
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Adobe recently released a new version of their popular Flash Player.  If you haven't upgraded do so now.  And take a moment to find out why this is important in this article from krebsonsecurity.

 

Let's all be safe out there.

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