CRYPTO INSIDER: Cyber attack paralyzes Bitfinex
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Bitfinex, one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges by trading volume, was down Tuesday morning after it experienced a cyber attack."The platform is under extreme load," the exchange said at 9:39 a.m. ET. "We are investigating. Seems a DDoS attack was launched soon after we relaunched the platform."
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