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Wednesday, March 6, 2013
DDoS Attacks on Banks Resume
Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Cyber Fighters has launched a new wave of distributed-denial-of-service attacks against U.S. banks and credit unions, and experts say institutions can expect more incidents in the coming days.
Hacktivists confirmed the attacks in a Feb. 26 post on the open forum Pastebin, claiming strikes against Bank of America, PNC Financial Services Group, Capital One, Zions Bank, Fifth Third, Union Bank, Comerica Bank, RBS Citizens Financial Group Inc. [dba Citizens Bank], People's United Bank, University Federal Credit Union, Patelco Credit Union and others.