“Absolutely, we will see more attacks on banks,” said Hammack in an interview with CU Times. “The attackers did several months of reconnaissance, probing websites for vulnerabilities.”
Not sure how these attacks work? Ask your IT department and watch them get nervous. Yeah, that’s how serious this is. The core DDoS overwhelms your website with a flood of extra data so that legitimate requests cannot be handled. The idea is to highlight your vulnerabilities. And quite possibly, leave you open for any number of attacks.