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More militaries and armed groups are using social media as a weapon of war -- but when ground skirmishes are mirrored by cyber-social battles, managing the message can get messy.
The bank's Web site was the victim of a cyberattack yesterday, though the company says its physical branches and ATMs weren't affected.
The massive wave of DDoS attacks that hit U.S. banks recently was thought to have been done by a fringe hacker group, however government officials now believe it was the work of Iran.
Both sides using the social network to offer updates on new flare-up in violence along the Israel-Gaza border.
The company hasn't said exactly what kind of issues it's seeing, and there has been no disruption or denial-of-service attacks.
As several banks experience outages, one group claims responsibility, saying it's retaliating for the anti-Islam movie and will continue its onslaught until the film is taken off the Web.
Warning posted to Pastebin promises attack on Bank of America because of controversial anti-Islam movie, but there's no evidence the problems with the bank sites are related.
The 2010 draft budget changes the way government contracts are handed out, makes some major cuts, and also adds funding for robotics and communications.
Tension increases in Lebanon over the design of secure, attack-resistant data networks, as Hezbollah defends the private fiber-optic network it has laid there.