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June 13, 2011, 02:11:33 PM
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Any idea who is attacking the major bitcoin pools ?

Is the same russian dude that attacked Mt.Gox some time ago ?

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June 13, 2011, 02:15:53 PM
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And what would be the relevance of such an attack?  What are they trying achieve?

Assume i no absolutely nothing about what you mean BTW.
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June 13, 2011, 02:16:56 PM
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Well, one who controls the big botnet could control the market?

Anyways, It's probably just a few skids who got pissed because they can't afford to mine. Grin

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June 13, 2011, 02:26:29 PM
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It could be done by anyone who wants a competitive advantage in mining.  If you run a solo mining factory, and own a botnet, this would be the thing to do (assuming you are evil).
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June 13, 2011, 02:28:50 PM
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It could be done by anyone who wants a competitive advantage in mining.  If you run a solo mining factory, and own a botnet, this would be the thing to do (assuming you are evil).
Even if you aren't evil it's a good idea to prepare for attacks.
Such as not putting all your assets into 1 pot (deepbit or mtgox...etc).
So far, my assets are stuck in one pot. Grin

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June 13, 2011, 02:36:03 PM
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I just switched when the one I use is under attack.  The one I switched to didn't seem to pay as much though.
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June 13, 2011, 02:42:09 PM
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I just switched when the one I use is under attack.  The one I switched to didn't seem to pay as much though.

Yeah, I've tried all the kinds of pools but no one beats deepbit when it comes to earnings.

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