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Cyber Attacks On US Banks Largely Harmless
2012-09-27 14:14:04

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online They say the bank is the safest place for your money. Though if you're a customer of Bank of America, JP Morgan Chase, Citigroup, U.S. Bancorp or PNC, you may be worried if you've had trouble logging into your account recently. While these and several other banks suffered a barrage of distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks this week, funds and account data remain safe. Account holders reported this week having trouble...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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