Bank Attackers Restart Operation Ababil DDoS Disruptions
Some customers report difficulty accessing banking sites, but officials said DDoS defenses and service provider blocks may be partly to blame
The hacktivist Muslim bank website takedown crew is back.
The Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Cyber Fighters Tuesday announced via Pastebin that they would resume their Operation Ababil distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks this week against U.S. financial institutions.
"During ... Operation Ababil Phase 3, like previous phases, a number of american banks will be hit by denial of service attacks three days a week, on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday during working hours," read the group's latest statement....