In a recent survey conducted by the Ponemon Institute, more than half of the banking IT professionals in the study said their bank had experienced at least one DDoS in the previous 12 months.
Inadequate technology and insufficient personnel cited as the key obstacles to preventing attacks
A report just released by the Ponemon Institute claims to show that 64pc of IT and IT security industry professionals report the bank where they work has been hit by at least one DDoS attack over the last 12 months.
Banks faced the at least one distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack in the last 12 months.
A new study, conducted by the Ponemon Institute on behalf of security firm Corero, reveals that 64% of financial institutions suffered at least one distributed denial-of-service attack in the past year.
Two-thirds of Banks Suffered a DDoS Attack in 2012
Two-thirds of Banks Hit By Distributed Denial of Service Attack in Past Twelve Months Finds Research
More than two thirds (64%) of IT & IT security practitioners reported that their banks have suffered at least one Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack in the last 12 months, according to independent research commissioned by Corero Network Security (CNS: LN), a leading provider of network and application layer DDoS defense products.
Sixty four per cent of IT & IT security practitioners report that their banks have suffered at least one Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack in the last 12 months, according to research commissioned by Corero Network Security.
Since Operation Ababil began, the websites of banks such as CitiGroup and Wells Fargo have faced periodic bombardment from attackers.
Hudson-based Corero Network Security, global provider of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) defense, announced that Zacks Investment Research selected Corero’s First Line of Defense solution to protect itself from DDoS attacks and other unwanted traffic hitting its network.
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Advanced, persistent threats (APT's) have become increasingly common not just to U.S. banks, but small and medium-sized businesses as well.
The recent wave of distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks against U.S. banks is yet another entry on the list of examples of DDoS being used as a tool for protest.
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PNC, Bank of America, and SunTrust suffered site slowdowns, outages after threats of DDoS attacks from Islamic hacker group
"These hacktivists are showing no signs of backing down and -- by publicly declaring their targets -- are apparently becoming more emboldened," said security expert Stephen Gates. "Couple this open display with the ever-evolving nature of this type of attack...and these financial institutions must up their game."
An Islamic group believed to be responsible for a series of cyberattacks against U.S.-based banks and financial institutions appears poised to renew its attacks
In the days after the election, I saw a headline from The Onion making the social media rounds that read, “Nation Horrified To Learn About War In Afghanistan While Reading Up On Petraeus Sex Scandal.”
In a Pastebin message posted on Monday, a group called Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Cyber Fighters warned it would launch a series of distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks.
After an almost one-month hiatus, five U.S.-based banks, U.S. Bancorp, JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America, PNC Financial Services Group, and SunTrust, are again being targeted for a series of denial of service (DoS) attacks.
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