Charles Schwab & Co was under DDoS attack which led to blocking of access to the site for 2 hours on Tuesday and the same happened on Wednesday.This may continue has the same trend has been seen with the other financial institutions.
The company said,
Based on the history of denial of service attacks on other companies, we anticipate these attacks may continue against our industry — and us — for some time. We will continue to work with the industry and law enforcement to ensure our web sites are available without interruption.
The company has said that no customer data was compromised due to the attack.