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Exchanges on high alert after hacker attack
FT via Drudge ^ | 2/6/2011

Posted on 02/06/2011 2:37:45 PM PST by FromLori

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Nasdaq OMX, the global exchange operator, said it had been targeted by hackers who breached its system but did not compromise its trading operations.

The attack is the most recent in a string of worrying events, including attacks on Europe’s carbon trading market, but early evidence suggested that it was possibly related to corporate espionage rather than a cyberattack on the US financial market.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: economy; exchanges; markets

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