Experts continued to mull the best next steps for financialinstitutions in light of last week's release by the FBI and the Financial Services InformationSharing and Analysis Center of an unprecedented warning that criminal organizations are increasingly targetingemployee computers inside credit unions and banks.

Mixed in there was the disclosure that several money center banks – notably Bank ofAmerica and Chase – had suffered so-called Distributed Denial ofService attacks that had slowed their websites to molassesspeed.

FS-ISAC also raised its Cyber Threat Level from “Elevated” to“High,” suggesting that more dangers existed for financialinstitutions in cyberspace.

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