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Advanced botnet attack caused $1.2bn in longs liquidation on BitMEX –

Bitcoin’s price struggle was further exacerbated last week when the coin plunged to $3,700 on BitMEX and caused almost $1.2 billion in long contracts to be liquidated on the platform. Now, the exchange’s CTO has revealed that the liquidations were caused by sophisticated botnet attacks that have been probing the…

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