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A U.S. Department of Homeland Security memo that said the May 7 distributed denial of service attacks threatened by the so-called “hacktivist” collective Anonymous against government and financial websites would be more bark than bite prove to be true.
Was it a test of defenses? Risk consultant says attacks could materialize, sooner or later, while CUNA reiterates rationale for warning, expresses relief.
Hacktivists Anonymous threats failed to materialize but that doesn't mean DDoS attacks won't follow, and they could go beyond the website.