By Emmanuel Olaoye, Compliance Complete
WASHINGTON, Aug. 27 (Thomson Reuters Accelus) – In March this year, a group of Islamic hackers announced that they were launching the latest phase of their denial of service attacks against the largest U.S. banks. The group, which called itself the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Cyber Fighters, targeted the websites of banks including Bank of America, Wells Fargo, and PNC Bank.
Within days, customers of those banks were complaining of difficulties in accessing the institution’s websites. (more…)