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Online black marketplaces Silk Road 2.0 and Agora struggling against “very sophisticated” DDoS attacks

Posted on 15th September, 2014

Two of the largest bitcoin-using online black marketplaces, Silk Road 2.0 and Agora, have spent most of the last week fending off “very sophisticated” distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks by an unknown entity. In both cases, the attacks have resulted in service interruptions, with both sites currently offline. Both marketplaces already use highly advanced security measures, […]