Hacktivism? DDoS Attack Takes Down American Express’ AmEx.com

Motherboard:

“The attack is affecting American Express’s websites in the United States and abroad. “They are hammering the backend systems that handle bill pay, statements, [and] account summary,” said the AmEx employee, who added that some of the company’s online ad and content platforms were down too. (Update: Tablet and mobile apps also went down.) No user data was compromised, the [anonymous] employee said.”

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