Are Bitcoin Businesses Targets for Online Extortion?

Planning on entering the Bitcoin space? You might want to learn some DDoS mitigation techniques before diving in…
DDoS attacks against Bitcoin-related websites have resulted in numerous Bitcoin ransoms in recent weeks. At least four bitcoin exchanges and four Bitcoin news websites have came under rudimentary attacks in November. The exchanges and news websites have confirmed DDoS attacks and accompanying extortion letters. While Armada Collective claims to be behind some attacks, other attacks seem to stem from different sources.
On November 16, UK Bitcoin exchange BitBargain was attacked by Armada Collective:

This post was published at Crypto Coins News on 27/02/2016.

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