Al-Qassam To Halt U.S. Banking DDoS Attacks Due To Video Removal

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3:39 PM EDT January 29th, 2013

The Al-Qassam cyber fighters group has claimed that they will temporarily cease their series of DDoS attacks on U.S. banks following the removal of a video trailer that gives an offensive depiction of the Prophet Muhammaed.

“This is a clear indication of progress and establishment of logic instead of obstinacy. This positive move is a humanitarian effort and in line with paying respect to divine religions which has made billions of people love them; and it’s a becoming and proper action,” al-Qassam posted in a statement on Pastebin.

The group cautioned that the attacks could continue if other copies of the video are not removed.

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