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U.S. Banks Again Hit by Wave of Cyberattacks

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For the last week, hackers struck the Web sites of several American banks with so-called denial of service attacks. The attacks appear to be the second wave of a hacking campaign that began in September, when a hacker group calling itself Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Cyber Fighters took credit for a...
U.S. Banks Again Hit by Wave of Cyberattacks

'Operation Ababil': Muslim Cyber Fighters Return, Take Down Wells Fargo's Website

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Muslim cleric Izz ad-Din al-Qassam (Wikimedia) The Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Cyber Fighters have returned with a new declaration published on Pastebin and a new set of targets. If you’re a Wells Fargo bank customer and can’t reach the bank’s website, you can blame these hackers and Operation Ababil. In the...
'Operation Ababil': Muslim Cyber Fighters Return, Take Down Wells Fargo's Website

Muslim Cyber Fighters Attack Chase Bank in 'Operation Ababil'

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Izz ad-Din al-Qassam (Wikimedia) The Cyber fighters of Izz ad-din Al qassam, a group of cyber-attackers who have targeted Bank of America and the New York Stock Exchange, allegedly struck J.P. Morgan Chase today. Fox Business reported on the site outage at Chase.com and consulted with Flashpoint Partners about the problems....
Muslim Cyber Fighters Attack Chase Bank in 'Operation Ababil'

Islamic group promises to resume U.S. bank cyberattacks

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An Islamic group that has claimed responsibility for several waves of attacks on major U.S. banks since last September has promised to resume its assault next week using a lot more firepower. The group that calls itself the Cyber Fighters of Izz ad-Din al-Qassam claimed to have given a...
Islamic group promises to resume U.S. bank cyberattacks
US government has 'no doubt' Iran is behind recent cyberattacks on banks, says NYT

Wells Fargo believed to be victim of cyber-attack over Innocence of Muslims

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Group pledging retaliation for controversial online video claims it has targeted several US banksUS banking company Wells Fargo is believed to have become the latest victim of a cyber-attack launched by a group pledging retaliation for the controversial Innocence of Muslims video that has triggered anger and violence across the...
Wells Fargo believed to be victim of cyber-attack over Innocence of Muslims

'Cyber fighters of Izz ad-din Al qassam' Claim They Are Behind Online Attacks Against Bank of America and the New York Stock Exchange

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Screengrab Bank of America customers have had a hard time accessing the bank’s website today–and a claim posted by a Muslim hacker group on Pastebin.com may have something to do with that. Reuters has reported that the “scope of the problem could not immediately be learned” but BoA customers across...
'Cyber fighters of Izz ad-din Al qassam' Claim They Are Behind Online Attacks Against Bank of America and the New York Stock Exchange

Qassam Cyber Fighters Still All Up In Your Online Banking

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  Wells Fargo’s logo. (flickr/Neubie) Earlier this week the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Cyber Fighters announced new denial of service (DDos) attacks on U.S. banks, part of what they’ve referred to as Phase 2 of their “Operation Ababil.” It appears that they have been true to their word. As of 1:30...
Qassam Cyber Fighters Still All Up In Your Online Banking
U.S. Intelligence Suspects Iran of Using 'bRobots' to DDoS American Banks

Wells Fargo warns of ongoing DDOS attacks

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Wells Fargo warned on Tuesday that its website is being targeted again by a distributed denial-of-service (DDOS) attack. The bank said most of its customers were not affected. "For customers who are having difficulty accessing the site and mobile banking, we encourage them to try logging on again as...
Wells Fargo warns of ongoing DDOS attacks

Real-time war in the age of Twitter, a short look at the front lines

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Given how serious this topic is, I’ll dispense with all humor. Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades, or what it self-describes in a more terse fashion as simply the “Alqassam Brigades,” is currently live tweeting its retaliation to what it considers to be terrorists strikes on the Gaza Strip. The Alqassam Brigades are...
Real-time war in the age of Twitter, a short look at the front lines

The Qassam Cyber Fighters Send Holiday Greetings With Renewed DDoS Attacks On Banks

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Wells Fargo, hit by al-Qassam Cyber Fighters DDoS attacks. Denial of Service elves Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Cyber Fighters issued a new statement Tuesday and apparently renewed DDoS attacks on American bank websites. In a brief Pastebin post the hackers–who claim they are mainly motivated by outrage over the anti-Muslim video, Innocence of...
The Qassam Cyber Fighters Send Holiday Greetings With Renewed DDoS Attacks On Banks

The Qassam Cyber Fighters Return, Warning of Phase 2 in 'Operation Ababil'

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Bank of America, one of the victims of Operation Ababil (Screengrab) The Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Cyber Fighters published a new post on their Pastebin profile late Monday, warning of a new round of cyber attacks against U.S. financial institutions, beginning this week. In their lengthy post, titled “Phase 2 Operation...
The Qassam Cyber Fighters Return, Warning of Phase 2 in 'Operation Ababil'

Iran Possibly Behind 'Operation Ababil' Cyber Attacks Against Financial Institutions

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  Stuxnet, the first shot across the bow. (Krebs On Security) Cyber attackers who went after Chase and Bank of America with Directed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks on the banks’ websites may have been working for Iran. A report from the Washington Post cites several officials who have made this...
Iran Possibly Behind 'Operation Ababil' Cyber Attacks Against Financial Institutions
Liveblogging war: Israel tweets and liveblogs attack on Hamas rocket site

Muslim Cyber Fighters Who Took Down U.S. Bank Websites Deny They Work For Iran

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Muslim cleric Izz ad-Din al-Qassam (Wikimedia) The Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Cyber Fighters, who claimed credit for multiple DDoS attacks on American financial institutions, still steadfastly deny they were working for the Iranian government. Wired directs us to this interview with the hackers conducted in early November by researchers Flashpoint Global...
Muslim Cyber Fighters Who Took Down U.S. Bank Websites Deny They Work For Iran

Why Palestine must match Israel in the branding war

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Israel's use of Twitter as a PR tool in the attacks on Gaza draws on a long history of branding that Palestinians have yet to matchHere we go again. Israel and Gaza are embattled, and innocent civilians are dying. And as the "collateral damage" mounts, so too does the jargon-ridden...
Why Palestine must match Israel in the branding war

Israel and Hamas deploy Twitter feeds in media war

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Both sides kept up live commentary on Gaza attack in which key Hamas leader was killed in attempt to corral world opinionIsrael's attack on Gaza opened a new chapter in the use of social media in warfare, as both the Israeli Defence Forces and Hamas's armed wing, the al-Qassam Brigades,...
Israel and Hamas deploy Twitter feeds in media war

Operation Ababil, Week 4: Qassam Cyber Fighters Continue Attacks Against U.S. Banks

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Muslim cleric Izz ad-Din al-Qassam (Wikimedia) If customers of Regions Bank were having trouble reaching the institution’s website Thursday, they could thank the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Cyber Fighters, who returned earlier this week for the fourth week of Operation Ababil. Operation Ababil is an ongoing effort by cyber-attackers who say...
Operation Ababil, Week 4: Qassam Cyber Fighters Continue Attacks Against U.S. Banks
The erratic behavior of repeat cyber attackers

Experts Think Muslim Cyber Fighter Attacks on U.S. Banks 'Well-Funded'

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This guy is everywhere now. (Image Devdsp on Flickr) Analysis of the DDoS tools used in cyber attacks on American banks by religiously-motivated hackers Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Cyber Fighters indicates a “well-funded” effort, according to security experts. As reported by CSO Online, analysts at security firm Prolexic Technologies were able...
Experts Think Muslim Cyber Fighter Attacks on U.S. Banks 'Well-Funded'
"Funded hacktivism" or cyber-terrorists, AmEx attackers have big bankroll
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