Bank DDoS Attacks

Size, Funding of Bank DDoS Attacks Grow in Third Phase

The resumption this week of distributed denial of service attacks against major U.S. banks brought not only more cost and disruption to financial institutions trying keep online services available, but it also raised new questions about the funding and true motives behind the attacks.

Bank DDoS Attacks Resume

A number of U.S. banks are dealing with online service disruptions as hacktivists reportedly have launched another round of distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks against financial institutions.

A rash of politically and socially motivated distributed denial-of-service attacks against major U.S. banks has been able to intermittently disrupt online and mobile banking services. The attackers have been able to fire unprecedented amounts of traffic at the likes of Wells Fargo, Bank of America, PNC and many others, temporarily denying customers access to their accounts online.

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