16 Feb '14, 8pm

What You Need to Know About Mt. Gox and the Bitcoin Software Flaw via @IEEESpectrum

Here's what a terrible week looks like in the world of Bitcoin : Two of the most trafficked Bitcoin exchanges, Mt. Gox and Bitstamp, temporarily halt trading and suspend bitcoin withdrawals in the midst of a distributed denial of service attack (DDoS). On exchanges that are still open for business, the value of the currency takes a brutal, sudden hit and then continues to tumble. Bitcoin users notice strange errors in their wallet balances after making routine transactions. Rumor spreads that the Bitcoin protocol is critically flawed. And where rumor is lacking, conspiracy theories abound. All this, and it's barely Thursday. Some of it is true. Some of it is half true. Some of it is completely false. Here is what's really going on. Mt. Gox, which until recently was the most trafficked of the Bitcoin exchanges, is at the center of this mess. Whether they actually caused it ...

Full article: http://spectrum.ieee.org/tech-talk/computing/networks/wha...

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