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Serious Attackers Paired With Online Mob In Bank Attacks 0

Serious Attackers Paired With Online Mob In Bank Attacks

“The denial-of-service attacks chalked up to crowd-sourced hacktivism had little impact, except to camouflage much more effective packet floods using compromised content-management servers. At first blush, the recent attacks against major U.S. financial institutions appear to be a text-book case of hacktivism: Under the name “Operation Ababil,” a group of alleged Iranian protestors called for supporters to attack banks and Google's YouTube, citing the Internet giant's refusal to take down a movie that offended some Muslims