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2 days ago: Pethya. 2 months ago: WannaCry

Home Credit Bank, one of Russia's top 50 lenders, however, saw significant disruption in its operations. The bank was reportedly paralyzed and was forced to shut down all its offices on Tuesday.
http://www.businessinsider.com/petya-cyber-attack-who-is-res...

2016:

U.S. indicts Iranians for hacking dozens of banks,
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-iran-cyber-idUSKCN0WQ1...

2010:

Bank. of. America. Website. Down: Cyber. Attack. Behind. Shutdown? Thousands of customers of the Bank of America suffered a shutdown as the website halted due to 'unknown' reasons. Until Friday afternoon,
https://books.google.com/books?id=viivLxZ7FxIC&pg=PA100&...

Just a few random samples. Going all the way back to 9/11 and probably beyond, I feel better with a few Benjamins in my pocket. Just what I need, to have spend several thousand on airfare and hotels, and then get somewhere and not be able to eat or buy my Broadway tickets because a cyber attack has shut down Apple Pay, MasterCard, PayPal, or whatever.

I so rarely use cash that I still have all of that in my wallet. (It will get used, eventually). I don't write checks either, except to our cleaning ladies. It all goes on the cash-back cards, but sometimes those just don't work.

That's why.
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