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Anonymous Attacks Eight More Banks Part of OpIcarus

The first DDoS attacks part of #OpIcarus targeted the Central Bank of Greece, which were followed only after a few days by similar attacks against the Central Bank of Cyprus. Shortly after that, the number of attacks seems to have exploded, now coming from all directions and from multiple Anonymous divisions such as Ghost Squad …

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ISIS Cyberthreat: Puny but Gaining Power

The Islamic State group’s cyber-war capabilities are unsophisticated, but they won’t be that way for long. That was the conclusion of a 25-page report released last week by Flashpoint. The report, “Hacking for ISIS: The Emergent Cyber Threat Landscape,” found that the Islamic State’s “overall capabilities are neither advanced nor do they demonstrate sophisticated targeting.” …

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OpIcarus: Hacktivists Shut Down Central Bank of Cyprus with DDoS Attack

OPICARUS HAS FOUND ANOTHER TARGET AND THIS TIME IT’S THE CENTRAL BANK OF CYPRUS. A group of hacktivists shut down the official website of Central Bank of Cyprus earlier today for operation OpIcarus, an online operation aimed at targeting banking and financial institutes worldwide. Operation OpIcarus was launched in January 2016 and restarted in March …

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The Digital Mob Is at Your Door: The Dangers of Distributed Denial of Service Attacks

Security A Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack can greatly slow or even shut down a website, and hackers use this form of cyber attack to inflict massive harm. But certain tools and solutions can thwart attacks. A DDoS attack often means thousands of unique IP addresses bombard a site with digital traffic. The effect …

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Anonymous shut down the bank of Greece website in a powerful DDoS attack — Vows to target more banks against financial corruption.

Anonymous shut down the bank of Greece website in a powerful DDoS attack — Vows to target more banks against financial corruption. The online hacktivist Anonymous recently relaunched operation OpIcarus directed towards banking sector in Europe and the United States — The first bank coming under the fire is the Bank of Greece who had their website …

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