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The message means that your block height is 62 days ahead of a block which you just were told was mined (on top of a block way back in history). As you verified your block height was correct (as of the time of that image) The blocks that you are "62 days ahead" of were created by miners that remained on Monero chain(s) that we hard-forked away from. ...


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Botnets do not have magical ability to affect Monero more than any other hash source. As other PoW based currencies, Monero is vulnerable to 51% attacks, and any adversary who is able to sustainably mine faster than the rest of the network will be able to slowly increase the cumulative difficulty of an attack chain, and thus override a "legitimate" chain. ...


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It baffles me why pools attack each other, but that asside, there are other providers that offer DDoS services (sometimes for free) on top of their servers. As per comment thread above, if you intend to stay with the same hosting company which is capping the protection, one way round this is to make use of another provider as a proxy. N.b. your linked ...


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