Network World: “DDoS attacks against banks raise question: Is this cyberwar?”

. . . Iran as the source of the cyberattacks on banks “is a good possibility” said Darren Hayes, professor in computer forensics at Pace University at the Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems.

Iran as the source of the cyberattacks on banks “is a good possibility” said Darren Hayes, professor in computer forensics at Pace University at the Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems.

Hayes notes that Iran last May had its own banking system disconnected from the global SWIFT financial transaction network as a sanction regarding its aspirations. Along with other international sanctions, “this is crippling their economy,” Hayes said, adding he doubts the government would speak so directly about Iran if it didn’t have some kind of intelligence.

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