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High Alert! Millions Of Bankers Cant Bank Online. BofA Blames Hackers From Middle East. Bank Cyber Attacks By Iran? Black Monday October 1, 2012?

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The financial and banking industries are on high alert tonight as a massive cyberattack continues, with potentially millions of customers of Bank of America, PNC and Wells Fargo finding themselves blocked from banking online.

“There is an elevated level of threat,” said Doug Johnson, a vice president and senior adviser of the American Bankers Association. “The threat level is now high.”

“This is twice as large as any flood we have ever seen,” said Dick Clarke, an ABC News consultant and former cybersecurity czar.

Sources told ABC News that the so-called denial of service attacks had been caused by hackers from the Middle East who had secretly transmitted signals commandeering thousands of computers worldwide.


A group of purported hackers in the Middle East has claimed credit for problems at the websites of both banks, citing the online video mocking the founder of Islam. One security source called that statement “a cover” for the Iranian government’s operations.

The attack is described by one source, a former U.S. official familiar with the attacks, as being “significant and ongoing” and looking to cause “functional and significant damage.” Also, one source suggested the attacks were in response to U.S. sanctions on Iranian banks.

Senior U.S. officials acknowledge that Iranian attacks have been the subject of intense interest by U.S. intelligence for several weeks. Last week, the Joint Chiefs of Staff’s Intelligence Directorate, known as J-2, confirmed continuing Iranian cyber attacks against U.S. financial institutions in a report described as “highly classified.”


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    • Anonymous

      false flag. here we go..

      • Pateriot

        Our enemies constantly talk about attacking us. Often times their are very specific about the nature of attacks planned. The demonstrate that they are more than capable and willing to attack us. Our Intel usually reveals increased chatter about an attack. After the attack they usually take credit and have great evidence pointing back at them. Somtimes we catch the guys who did it. They rejoice in the streets if the attack was successful. Yet… all I hear on this site is how it was a false-flag attack comitted by us or the Jews. Get real!!!

        • Nom de Plume

          You’re not particularly bright.

      • One Who Knows

        Bull’s-eye! “False Flag” first of many to destabilize US citizens.

      • Live Free or Die

        Yes, you are exactly correct. Susanne Posel of Occupy Corporatism wrote a story about this on Thursday:

        Senator and self-proclaimed Zionist Joseph Lieberman declared that it was Iran who cyber-attacked Bank of America and JPMorgan Chase in 2011 and began with more frequency this year. Lieberman, as the chairman of the Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee states that the financial attack was spurned from the state-sponsored anti-Muslim film circulating the Middle East thanks to CIA-operatives al-Qaeda.

        Lieberman explains: “I don’t believe these were just hackers. I believe this was done by Iran and the Qods force, which has its own developing cyber-attack capacity. And I believe it was in response to the increasingly strong economic sanctions that the United States and our European allies have put on Iranian financial institutions.”

        The US government is planting the propaganda seed that according to “highly classified” documents provided by the Join Chiefs of Staff’s Intelligence Directorate confirm that Iranian hackers are committing cyber-attacks against US financial institutions. Much more at link above

        • Old Harry

          You got that right Jack.

        • Kolta

          That’s, “Communist Zionist Khazarian Joey Lieberman the homosexual fake jew. The hybrid totalitarian freak from hell”. :twisted:

    • Reality Checker

      Where did this story come from? Probably from a reliable source like Steve Quayle or John Moore (NOT) . . . . more crap to get people to hate muslims in general and the Iranian’s in particular.

      • One Who Knows

        More crap from Nobamas anonymous “shills” the last shovel ready jobs obummer promised Americans? Either being one of his spineless “anonymous” shills or following the elephants with a shovel at the circus! Same thing different day.

    • SpartanOhm

      Its not the Iranians! The big banks are doing it themselves to steal everyones private accounts.

      They don’t want a repeat of Spain or Italy here, so they blame Iran, drum up patriotic support, and laugh all the way to their offshore holdings.

      If you have money in the banks, pull it now, buy food-n-firearms, ammo, or any other tangible good you can while the dollar holds any value.

      • Anonymous

        You should pull it out anyway because if the bankers do not get it .The government surely will pretty soon .so get it it out .Buy gold or silver but make sure that you hide it somewhere where no one but you and a very close loved one know about .Or you can lose that too .The ant-Christ soon to apear :cry: r will seize all that you got including cars house furniture and even your food .so prepare!

        • Anonymous

          They way they will take it is by simply devaluate the dollar to nothing. In other words if you had $10,000 on your account, you will still have 10,000 on your account, but it will be worth less. So hiding the money is useless.

          Just make sure that when you take it out you invest it on something tangible.

          Food, land, ammo, etc. Good and silver will be good, but only AFTER things go back to normal.

          BTW: Make sure that the things are tangible, and not electronic. Who knows if you will be able to redeem anything after TSHTF.

      • oladyinashu

        I thought the same thing. “Woops, sorry America, they stole all your money. Not our money, of course, but yours.”

        “You’ll have to wait until the end of the war to find out what really happened”.

        All in the script.

    • Anonymous

      Maybe it’s the Taliban hacking us from their cyber caves in Afghanistan. LOL
      Or Santa’s elves rebelling against years or slavery making toys for rich american children.

    • JohnnybeGood

      Trouble ahead indeed…
      These articles are warning you to be ready for anything. But are you listening?
      Take all “main savings” out of the banks, cause one morning we will wake up and it’s going to have happened: the whole system was corrupted and all the money was “lost.” Why leave large amounts of money in the banks? You don’t make any interest, and there’s very little peace of mind with them.

    • muscltory

      OH PLEASE This is a contrived attempt for the perpetrators to pretend they are victims.

    • kacklebarney

      I bank with BoA, check my balance very day, and have had no problems yesterday or today.

    • threeGs

      lol this article is funny, oh no the high tech iranian hackers are attacking our biggest most corrupt banks! lol blame the iranians for stealing tho money out of our bank accounts. its a win win for the ptb, steal your money and get your support to attack iran.

      • truth101

        Very astute thinking…spot on!

    • westside prepper

      i cant remeber the eact article but a man claimed when you hear a story like this your time is limited to a few days after the banks make this claim but i thought he said all the banks would make this claim

    • threeGs

      a little hint, if you post a link from, your going to get laughed at lol.

    • truth101

      October suprise=banking cyber attack; bank closings=martial law????

      • Anonymous

        Not to mention a new Cyber Security edict er executive order

    • YellowRoseTx51

      And claiming it was because of that film should be your first clue. The ‘attack’ is from the CIA or Federals one of the other alphabet groups which they Control. They shut down Malaysia and a couple of other places, testing out how that would work for them months before hitting their real target..the USA.

      Their purpose is to collapse the society by removal of money. They are too darn dumb to know it will set us free, not kill us this time. If you do not know, what has been going on in the mortgage and other financial news is called Covet Means. This was by Common Law punishable by the Death penalty for the reason that it was a known method of Warfare against the populations with premeditation to Kill entire Societies of Mankind. Its purpose is to collapse the society by removal of money from the people, place them in a created debt. Then used that claim of debt under color of law to sieze land, people, anything that they had coveted. Once that is run out then the money is removed from the populations completely this is savings banking, and this places necessary services, goods and commodities which are necessary for life and for which the Coven Merchants and Moneylenders charged a price for – out of reach for the people to buy. That left the people to die in masses. “Massawa” the ‘Great Architech’s’ name, still translates in many ways and languages, to ‘massacre’ for that reason. This was the Coven age of the Babylonian Slave Queen Selene. His hebrew name was Azazel, and the sumerians called him Marduke.

      Rothschild cut a deal with the Li (Leviathan Hugga) Family and the Company Store system they have been running on the people is being transferred from the Vatican to the Li family. Rothschild is to remain its banker. Only three banks are left in the world that the Federal Coven of Selene has not seized. Now he sees it falling apart and his bankers are losing, so he is altering laws and all the rest of it. The Federal Coven of Selene was last caught out in Moscow. All reference to the Lesser Nobility going by their proper Coven name “Federal” is removed. But the basics are still there. It is called “The Merchants of Moscow 1560-1680″ and when the people found out this death by taxation and starvation was for the human sacrifice of the Coven to Lilith, they slaughtered the Lesser Pharaonic Royal Nobility who were granted ‘Divine Right’ over Selene money system and the right to collect the “Fee Due El” and “Syn”(Bacchus & Arsinoe II are the greek names for Selene and Syn); but the books still say “A Pogrom occurred and Moscow was burned to the ground”.

      They are running like rabbits. Willing to create any ploy they have to, to kill us before another pogrom occurs. They control so much, that they are using our own people against us as well as using their own sociopathic satanic driven Executives. If they can force the banks closed, they think that this will allow them wipe out what they did..all the records…of who stole what. And more importantly, Rothschild is terrified :twisted: of us digging up all those CONTRACTS and formation of CORPORATIONS with Divine Rights, owned by the Papal. It ties to the 147 Corporations “that rule the world”. That is the company store. When you find out that all of what you are paying cash for was prepaid, and that they EXTORTED money from you this whole time by hiding the credit side of the ledger under the guise of national security…well, things are going to be a bit rough on those ‘poor bankers’ :mrgreen:

    • YellowRoseTx51

      omg..sorry guys…at it wont let me erase it either!! Don’t know why it posted three times!

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    • Apolitical Blues

      Financial wizards have been forecasting this event for a few months. It serves a number of purposes. It diverts attention from the bankster created world financial crisis by giving the government an escape from their duplicity in the theft of our livelihoods; it allows the Zionist freaks in Israel to ‘prove’ how dangerous Iran is and just has to be attacked. If this story blows-up into something that will be reported on MSM outlets, get your money out of the banks ASAP. Convert it to something that will maintain its value, i.e. land, precious metals, food, guns/ammo. The US dollar is on the brink of total collapse thanks to the money junkies at the FED. Protect yourselves.

    • Apolitical Blues

      Just who are you throwing crap at? Iran has been going out of its way to prove it has no intention of attacking anyone. They haven’t attacked anyone in over 7,000 years. They surely don’t want to attack a nation that could turn it into a sheet of glass! There is absolutely no reason to believe Iran is behind the sophisticated cyber-weapons like STUXNET, DUQU, FLAME, etc., that these cyber-weapons were directed against Iran and, were developed by the US and ISRAEL.

    • mmkkpro

      This computer banking is bull crap to start with my wifes debt card info has been stolen twice and the bank will not tell who did it or anything,its not safe at all we dont have any money to speak of as we both work for a living you guys know how it is barely make enough to keep our heads above water,guess thats what they want work yourself fo death just to survive with not enough left over to do anything,week to week,one or two paychecks away for being homeless how many americans live that way now,and i guess we are the lucky ones

    • Anonymous

      Sounds like another false flag. The major banks probably organised this themselves, so that they could blame Iran, and so create an excuse to start WW3.

    • Anonymous

      WELL that would really be BAD if the bankers had to go back to using cash ,homeland security would have to arrest them for terrorism……………..

    • londoner

      Couldn’t agree more with Anonymous – anyone following what’s really going on in the world will hopefully see this for yet another attempt at false-flagging popular opinion into psychopathic actions of various kinds of destruction and plunder.

    • bustedbowl

      I hate those backs any ways, glad to hear it…i closed my accounts with big banks and now back with a local one instead and you all should as well. Leave the big banks that fund war and corruption.

      And yes it could be a FF, just the same get out of big banks and go credit union or local banks.

    • faro0485

      HSBC don’t even allow people like me to use their online banking system ever since they changed it to a key in hand pin thing to access one’s account

    • Anonymous

      Revenge belongs to God :cry:

    • Schitthead

      wowsers, i just checked my online banking system and it appears to be functioning fine…..and yes it is BOA which sucks

    • Anonymous

      Yep def False flag!

    • NorthernPrepper1

      Have to agree here, FALSE FLAG. this happens on a regular basis, but not reported. Black Monday, yae right………. :shock:

    • Gojiroiscoming

      This is script kiddie shit, a DDoS is not a serious attack.

      Interesting that it happens following Benjies cartoon bomb at the UN.

    • Kolta

      OMG, I can’t get online at Why? Why is this happening to me? Oh, I don’t have an account with them. All of my liquid assets are in gold, silver and privately traded stock options. I don’t have any Khazarian owned bank accounts.

      Wow, that was a close call. :eek:

    • Anonymous

      “denial of service attacks had been caused by hackers”
      I didn’t know, that Tel Aviv is in Iran?

    • marianne

      I bank with PNC and I can get online banking. FYI

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