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Banks / Cyber Attack #1031404

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 27, 2012
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(Studio: George Stephanopoulos) Report introduced.

(Washington: Pierre Thomas) A cyberattack from the Middle East on US banks examined; details given about the major banks targeted and how this is a denial of service attack by hackers commandeering Websites. [American Bankers Assn. vice president Doug JOHNSON†- comments on the sophisticated threat.] The reaction from some Facebook folks quoted. [Former counterterrorism official Richard CLARKE†- says a Middle Eastern entity has attacked the Us infrastructure.] How people banking on line could not get access to accounts discussed.

Reporter(s):
Stephanopoulos, George;
Thomas, Pierre
Duration:
00:02:40

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