refers to questions about Distributed Denial of Service attacks on crypto-currency networks or services.

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How did Ripple handle DoS/DDoS during the ripplescam.com days?

I'm going to assume that during the days where Ripple was irrationally hated by some sub-population, a la the ripplescam.com site which used to be the first result on Google for "ripple coin" until ...
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Have network DDoS attacks ever been successful on any coin?

Has a cryptocurrency network ever been fully DDoSed so that the blockchain did not advance during the attack? If so, which one and how?
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How did transaction malleability/DDOS attacks allow an exchange's internal accounting system to get “out of sync”?

This Coindesk article says that: “So as transactions are being created, malformed/parallel transactions are also being created so as to create a fog of confusion over the entire network, which ...
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Why do pools get so often DDoS attacked?

In other words: who has incentives for attacking pools? Do you think it's the government?
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DDOS Safety Electrum?

How hard would it be to successfully attack (all) the Electrum backend servers? I think there is about a handful of them. I would consider an attack successful that stops Electrum from working for a ...