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Financial Websites Hacked

DATA LOSS—BRAZIL & U.S.

February 6, 2012

A computer hacker group that is calling itself "Anonymous Brazil" continued attacking Brazilian-based banks by launching "denial of service" attacks against multiple financial websites on Friday, FOX News reports. Sites affected include Febraban, Banco BMG, Banco Panamericano and Citigroup in Brazil and the U.S., the report states. Anonymous Brazil has said it is not attempting to steal data or funds. Earlier in the week, it had claimed responsibility for "crippling the websites" of Brazil's largest banks.
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