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Author Topic: [2014-02-12] BBC.co.uk - Bitcoin exchange halts withdrawals after cyber-attack  (Read 551 times)
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February 12, 2014, 03:06:29 PM
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http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-26155157

Bitstamp - one of the world's largest Bitcoin exchanges - has halted withdrawals after coming under cyber-attack.

The Slovenia-based firm said the culprits had exploited a bug in the virtual currency's underlying software to carry out the assault.

It is the second exchange to suspend operations. Tokyo's MtGox took a similar measure on Friday.

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February 12, 2014, 03:14:13 PM
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More FUD being spread by msm.

I'm grumpy!!
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February 12, 2014, 04:51:00 PM
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More FUD being spread by msm.

But many exchanges halted business.
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