Bitcoin Forum
November 21, 2017, 10:09:30 PM *
News: Latest stable version of Bitcoin Core: 0.15.1  [Torrent].
 
   Home   Help Search Donate Login Register  
Pages: [1]
  Print  
Author Topic: MtGox using anti-ddos service  (Read 1145 times)
beenthere
Newbie
*
Offline Offline

Activity: 1


View Profile
June 23, 2011, 09:53:06 AM
 #1

Looks like MtGox switched to use a different anti-ddos service since around June 20th:

http://uptime.netcraft.com/up/graph?site=www.mtgox.com

They seem to be using this:

http://www.prolexic.com/index.php/why-prolexic/ddos-mitigation-services/

See ACTIVATION VIA DNS REDIRECT.

Requests go to Prolexic first and are then proxied to mtgox servers (minus potential ddos-traffic).

So they seem to really be investing into availability and security. I assume this service does not come cheap and I bet it is more expensive than the hardened blacklotus hosting they used before. (Maybe they are still using Blacklotus but simply put the Prolexic service in front of their setup)

1511302170
Hero Member
*
Offline Offline

Posts: 1511302170

View Profile Personal Message (Offline)

Ignore
1511302170
Reply with quote  #2

1511302170
Report to moderator
1511302170
Hero Member
*
Offline Offline

Posts: 1511302170

View Profile Personal Message (Offline)

Ignore
1511302170
Reply with quote  #2

1511302170
Report to moderator
1511302170
Hero Member
*
Offline Offline

Posts: 1511302170

View Profile Personal Message (Offline)

Ignore
1511302170
Reply with quote  #2

1511302170
Report to moderator
Join ICO Now A blockchain platform for effective freelancing
Advertised sites are not endorsed by the Bitcoin Forum. They may be unsafe, untrustworthy, or illegal in your jurisdiction. Advertise here.
Gabi
Legendary
*
Offline Offline

Activity: 1078


If you want to walk on water, get out of the boat


View Profile
June 23, 2011, 09:55:24 AM
 #2

Nice
Opsamk
Full Member
***
Offline Offline

Activity: 122


View Profile
June 23, 2011, 10:03:27 AM
 #3

Prolexic costs around $400 - $1000 a month. Far cheaper than the $100,000 a year that was 6 years ago.

1GPsFkReoJi8isJk1Vyry7NVnL2qpaC9Ja

Feeling generous? Send me some bits Smiley
Pages: [1]
  Print  
 
Jump to:  

Sponsored by , a Bitcoin-accepting VPN.
Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.19 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!