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Major Russian Banks Under a Multi-Day Cyberattack

"5 major Russian banks repel massive DDoS attack," according to a reprot from RT news agency. "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. ... According to Russian computer security company Kaspersky Lab, more than a half of the botnet devices were situated in the US, India, Taiwan and Israel, while the attack came from 30 countries… it was the first massive attack on Russian banks this year."

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