Under the Hood of the Cyber Attack on U.S. Banks

You are probably aware of a wave of DDoS attacks that recently hit several major U.S. banks. Izz ad-Din al-Qassam, a hacker group that claimed responsibility for these attacks, declaring them to be a retaliation for an anti-Islam video that mocked the Prophet Muhammad and a part an on-going “Operation Ababil”.

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So far the attack caused several major disruptions in online and mobile banking services.

Izz ad-Din al-Qassam assured that the cyber-attacks will continue, saying that "from now on, none of the U.S. banks will be safe from our attacks."

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