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Turkish banks fend off intensive cyberattacks; some transactions hit

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The two-week barrage of cyberattacks against public institutions and banks, including Garanti, Isbank and state lender Ziraat Bank, is believed to be the worst Turkey has seen.

Istanbul

TURKISH banks reported sporadic disruption to credit card transactions on Friday as hackers stepped up a two-week barrage of cyberattacks, believed to be the worst the country has seen.

Local media has suggested that the bombardment of public and financial websites could