Banks fail to repel cyber threat

A shadowy but well organized hacker group in the Middle East has disrupted the electronic banking operations of America's largest financial institutions in recent days, underscoring U.S. vulnerability to online terrorism.

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A group identifying itself as Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Cyber Fighters attacked the websites of Wells Fargo, U.S. Bancorp and Bank of America.

The strikes left customers temporarily unable to access their checking accounts, mortgages and other services.

Is your CU at risk of the same sort of attack? Read the article to see how this group operates.