A few moments ago, one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges(Bitfinex)had an uncomfortable and difficult times.
“Today we were subject to a very sophisticated DDoS attack.
The entire bitfinex team worked really hard to completely annihilate it in a short period of time.All funds remained safe during the whole attack and high-trading-performance is now fully re-established.” said Paolo Ardoino CTO Bitfinex
“We are investigating what seems like a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack.”
“Services on the Bitfinex platform have resumed. We implemented a stricter protection level as a result of our platform coming under a Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attack. All issues relating to the DDoS attack have now been resolved.” said Bitfinex on Twitter
Recall the biggest hacker attacks so far:
Bithumb: $30 Million
Coinrail: $37.2 Million
BitGrail: $195 Million
Coincheck: $534 Million
Crypto exchanges continue to be attractive to hackers, so always make sure your account is secure!