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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.

DDoS Attacks on Major US Banks Resurface

UPDATE — The group that claimed responsibility for large-scale distributed denial-of-service attacks against major U.S. banks in September and October has carried out another flurry of attacks that are still ongoing today.

‘Historic’ DDoS Attacks Against Major U.S. Banks Continue

PNC Bank appears, as promised, to be the latest victim of hacktivists carrying out denial-of-service attacks against major U.S. financial services institutions. PNC, out of Pittsburgh, joins Wells Fargo, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. and Bank of America on a list of banks taken offline reportedly by a group who claimed responsibilities for the attacks as retaliation for the portrayal of Muslims in “Innocence of Muslims,” a series of movie trailers uploaded to YouTube.

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