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April 14, 2013, 04:58:46 AM
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DDoS attacks played a role in this week's Bitcoin crash says Mt. Gox | News article at http://htpub.blogspot.com/2013/04/mt.html
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April 14, 2013, 09:14:54 AM
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What type of DDoS was it? 
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April 14, 2013, 09:17:31 AM
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What type of DDoS was it? 

I saw application-layer DDoS in realtime. Someone was buying/selling in 0.01 BTC chunks non-stop.
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April 14, 2013, 09:21:06 AM
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They are claiming 80Gbps DDoS on the press release here https://mtgox.com/press_release_20130412.html

They should show the MRTG graph from their provider Prolexic.
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April 14, 2013, 12:22:34 PM
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What type of DDoS was it? 

I saw application-layer DDoS in realtime. Someone was buying/selling in 0.01 BTC chunks non-stop.

It is so ridiculously easy to avoid though.
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April 14, 2013, 11:54:51 PM
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I wouldn't be surprised if Mt Gox engineered the crash themselves.
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