SunTrust Banks is the seventh U.S. financial institution hit by a DDoS attack apparently orchestrated by the hacktivist group Izz ad-Din al-Qassam. The group is threatening to hit Regions Financial Corp. next.
RSA says 30 U.S. banks are potential targets of a massive Trojan attack, and alleged hacktivists say three more institutions will be hit by DDoS attacks this week. How must banks respond to the latest threats?
The hacktivist group known as Izz ad-Din al-Qassam apparently made good on its promise to take down Capital One's online presence. So what does this latest in a series of DDoS attacks mean for other banks?
Online attacks aimed at major U.S. banks have helped to heighten industry cooperation and information sharing. But experts say not all attacks are equal, and understanding the motivation behind the attack is key.
An individual claiming to be part of Anonymous, the hacktivist group that has targeted big business and government, seems to have taken aim at small businesses by claiming to have disrupted website host GoDaddy.com.
Is your organization at risk of a hacktivist attack? If so, are you prepared to respond?
The past two years have seen entities such as Sony, the FBI and the Egyptian government fall victim to data leaks, denial of service attacks and plain public embarrassment by hacktivist groups such as Anonymous, LulzSec and...