Russian hackers will launch blitzkrieg cyber-attacks on U.S. banks next spring, security experts warn


Victims: This map shows the locations of victims of the Project Blitzkrieg pilot campaign whose infected computers are reporting back to Romanian Control servers, according to McAfee Global Threat Intelligence Experts have warned that hackers' plans to launch massive cyber-attacks on U.S. financial institutions are not just a possibility but a 'credible threat'. According to a report released by internet security firm McAfee, the impending attack on banks - dubbed 'Project Blitzkrieg' - could result in millions of dollars of losses. 'McAfee Labs believes that Project Blitzkrieg is a credible threat to the financial industry and appears to be moving forward as planned,' the company said in a report published yesterday. Source: The Coming Crisis

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