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We are getting some more breaking news on the cyber attacks that Fox Business has been falling for -- for the last 48 hours we are just now getting a statement from Regions Financial Adam Shapiro standing by.
In the newsroom you've been breaking.
The stories down -- every hour what do we know now.
-- Regions Financial is the target today by the hackers who claim to be aligned with Islamic terrorist groups.
And this is a statement from Regions Financial there there is site is being attacked they say quote.
We are experiencing.
An Internet service disruption.
That is intermittently.
Impacting our customers' ability to access our web site or use our online banking service we are working quickly.
To resolve this issue and regret any inconvenience customers may be experiencing.
Now Fox Business has been covering this story since it was broken on -- foxbusiness.com.
By our reporter Adam Samson and we've spoken.
To Internet security officials who say that this denial of service attack in most cases you.
Have a hacker who takes over several thousands upon thousands of personal computers -- might not even be aware that your personal computer is helping launch an attack.
But in this case they're not doing that actually using web servers.
And what's concerning to security officials is that a web server allows for a much stronger attack and far fewer computers don't need the thousands upon thousands of computers -- keeping an eye on this and that appears to be what is happening.
The is -- now because some.
Group which is claiming responsibility for these attacks is promising -- to carry out more going forward.
All right -- -- you've been monitoring all of the banks and maybe some other companies that maybe.
Involved all -- and hurt in the future Adam Shapiro thank you very much -- breaking news out of the newsroom from our correspondent and she.
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