DDoS attack takes down EXMO cryptocurrency exchange servers

The servers of British cryptocurrency exchange EXMO were taken offline temporarily after being targeted in a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack.

“We are currently experiencing a DDoS attack on our platform,” the exchange said in a notification published earlier today.

“Please note that the EXMO exchange website is now under the DDoS attack. The servers are temporarily unavailable.”

In a separate alert issued through the company’s official Twitter account, EXMO said that it’s working on addressing the issue.

While no update was published since the DDoS attack was announced, the platform’s servers and website are now back online.

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Source: Bleeping Computer