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Under attack from Iran, banks seek federal help

February 3, 2013

Having spent millions of dollars to defend themselves from a hostile foreign power, American banks are now asking the federal government for assistance.  U.S. officials say that all options are being weighed including retaliation.  Here’s a two-minute interview on the subject with reporter Siobhan Gorman on the radio program The Wall Street Journal This Morning last month:


Hopefully they won’t have to use it, but the Pentagon would have good reasons for keeping a cyber-counteroffensive plan on its shelf.

View previous Money Jihad coverage of the allegedly Iranian-based technological assaults here, here, and here.

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