Episode 145 – DDoS on Bitcoin Classic and DNS Security Flaws

Cryptsy and Butterfly Labs face lawsuits. Chinese stocks fall more than 6%. Japan mulls making bitcoin a legal currency. The latest news on the mining pools and blockchain upgrade. Bitcoin classic nodes face a DDoS attack. DNS security flaw found by Google and Redhat.

 

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News

Cryptsy faces a class action lawsuit

http://www.newsbtc.com/2016/02/25/bitcoin-exchange-cryptsy-slammed-with-class-action-lawsuit/

Butterfly labs agrees to a settlement with the FTC

http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/bitcoin-miners-butterfly-labs-agree-to-48482/

Chinese stocks fall ahead of g20 meeting

http://www.marketwatch.com/story/asian-stocks-mixed-as-china-prepares-for-g20-2016-02-24

F2Pool has cold feet about bitcoin round table

Darren explains the interaction of the bitcoin round table F2Pool, Bitcoin Classic, and other happenings in the bitcoin space.

Bitcoin Classic nodes under DDoS attack

http://www.blockcy.com/bitcoin-classic-nodes-under-ddos-attack

Bitcoin considered for legally recognized currency in Japan

http://www.zdnet.com/article/japan-mulls-over-bitcoin-as-a-legal-currency/

Major DNS security flaw

http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/google-red-hat-discover-critical-dns-security-flaw-that-enables-malware-infect-entire-internet-1545687

Antpool Hashrate drops while F2Pools rises.

http://bitcoinist.net/antpool-hashrate-drops-while-f2pool-gains-close-to-30/

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