Cyber-warfare: Five Major Russian Banks Repel Massive DDoS Attack

Published on Global, by RT News, Nov 10, 2016.

At least five Russian major banks came under a continuous hacker attack, although online client services were not disrupted. The attack came from a wide-scale botnet involving at least 24,000 computers, located in 30 countries.  

The attack began Tuesday afternoon, and continued for two days straight, according to a source close to Russia’s Central Bank quoted by RIA Novosti. Sberbank confirmed the DDoS attack on its online services.

“The attacks are conducted from botnets, consisting of tens of thousands computers, which are located in tens of countries,” Sberbank’s press service told RIA … //

… According to Kaspersky Lab, it was the first massive attack on Russian banks this year. The previous attack of such a scale came in October 2015, when eight major banks were affected.

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The Working Class Won The Election — Paul Craig Roberts, on his own blog, Nov 9, 2016;

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Die Schweiz und die EU, wie weiter? – Dr. Ulrich Schlüer, 53.59 min, von Alternativ.TV auf der 13. AZK (Anti Zensur) Konferenz über die aktuelle Situation in der Beziehungen zwischen der Schweiz und der EU … (er) vertritt nationalkonservative Ansichten … (mein Kommentar: ja, er ist ein SVP-ler, wird oft in die rechte Ecke gestellt, aber hier hat er total recht … schade, dass unsere Linken, aber hauptsächlich die Bourgeois, hier schlapp machen – Heidi);

… and this:

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