This news is about hacking the accounts of the top banks of America. This incident of hacking involves big names like Wells Fargo, JPMorgan, and Bank of America. The news report provide information that the accounts of the customers of these banks were hacked by a group of hackers who belong to Middle East. These banks are targeted by the group of hackers one by one and many other banks are also facing threats of cyber crime (Matt, 2012).
Why Story is Interesting
There are two things that make this story or news interesting. The first factor that is intriguing is its relation to the terrorism. The report mentions that the cyber attacks were done on the top notch banks of America as a result of video that was launched on YouTube that instigated the emotions of Muslims. It is stated that the hackers would continue to do these cyber attacks until the video is removed from the YouTube (Matt, 2012).
Another factor that is interesting in this news is that the hackers have launched their attacks against the top banks of America. When we talk about banks then the first thing that comes to mind is that banks are the institutes that are more susceptible to these attacks. From this news the question arises about the security level of these banks. If in this news there were small banks then one can understand the issue but these are the big names of America. Even if they cannot secure the information then stealing information and hacking accounts of small banks would be an easy task for these hackers (Matt, 2012).
An army official has made a declaration about disclosing around 90,000 papers uncovering private and surreptitious information about U.S. war schemes. Also a California hacker confirmed that he had no disappointments for approaching federal officers to reveal suspected information (Ashley, 2010).
The officials have reported to said that Manning had some secretive war information, who was an intelligence analyst based near Baghdad, Iraq. A Pentagon official, who did not wish to be named due to the circumstances following investigations, said that Manning downloaded many thousands of papers and information from military personal internet as confirmed by the investigators. The U.S court has charged Manning with eight infringements involving prohibited data extraction (Ashley, 2010).
A decision is yet to be made as the army is considering if Manning should face a trial. Army Maj. Bryan Woods spoke to CNN confirming that the decision is not yet taken because Manning has not filed an appeal. Lamo also made a statement saying that he cannot believe Manning worked alone on it because Manning received unauthorized technical assistance from a military official and later accessed army database. But later on Lamo declined to explain his statement and give details as to what happened (Ashley, 2010).
Why Story is Interesting
The most interesting factor about this news is its relation to ...