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.

As of the morning of May 8, NCUA Public Affairs Specialist John Fairbanks said the agency had not received any reports of credit unions being hit with the threatened May 7 attacks. Likewise, targeted credit unions reported no ill effects.


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