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Multiple Danish Banks Disrupted By DDoS Cyber Attack
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Multiple Danish Banks Disrupted By DDoS Cyber Attack

This week, distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks that affected seven private banks, including Jyske Bank and Sydbank, as well as the central bank of Denmark, caused disruptions in their business operations. A central bank representative told Reuters that by Tuesday afternoon, the website was operating normally. According to reports, the attack, which also hit IT financial sector solutions provider Bankdata, had no effect on the bank's other systems or regular business activities. However, it had an effect on website access, which was briefly restricted on Tuesday as a result of the DDoS attack on Bank data. Another example of how the financial services sector is a top target for cybercriminals is the recent DDoS attack on Denmark's central bank and an IT partner read the c...