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Capital One Target as Cyber Attacks Resume on U.S. Banks

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October 10, 2012
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“Capital One (COF) Financial Corp. said it was the latest target in a new round of coordinated cyber attacks aimed at disrupting the websites of major U.S. banks, and SunTrust Banks Inc. (STI) and Regions Financial (RF) Corp. said they expect to be next.

Pam Girardo, a spokeswoman for McLean, Virginia-based Capital One, confirmed in an e-mail statement today that the bank’s online systems were disrupted and later that most online services had been restored.”

Source: Capital One Target as Cyber Attacks Resume on U.S. Banks – Businessweek