The “Week of Horror” Cyber Campaign

Written by Hila Marudi

The Tunisian Hackers Team has threatened to hack the U.S. financial sector during the “Week of Horror” campaign, scheduled to begin on July 5, 2014.

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The group published an official target list and attack schedule. According to the timetable, every day during this week, another U.S. bank will be attacked by DDoS for an eight hour period.

Bank Website Date Time
Whitney Bank http://www.whitneybank.com July 5, 2014 13:00 GMT
Union Bank http://www.unionbank.com July 6, 2014 13:00 GMT
Zions Bank http://www.zionsbank.com July 7, 2014 13:00 GMT
New York Community Bank http://www.mynycb.com July 8, 2014 13:00 GMT
TCF Bank http://www.tcfbank.com July 9, 2014 13:00 GMT
Prosperity Bank http://www.prosperitybankusa.com July 10, 2014 13:00 GMT
Banner Bank http://www.bannerbank.com July 11, 2014 13:00 GMT

The group demands that the U.S. withdraw its soldiers from Islamic countries, or they will attack U.S. targets, such as airport computers. The group also demanded that the U.S. respond via the group’s Twitter account, @xhckerTN.

Press release by the group
Press release by the group