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Russian malware infiltrated the Nasdaq stock exchange, says Businessweek


A Bloomberg Businessweek report has revealed that the CIA, NSA, and other agencies spent months investigating a major malware attack on Nasdaq, revealing the stock exchanges vulnerability. In 2010, the FBI picked up hints that an intruder had compromised Nasdaqs central servers. After looking closer, experts realized that the malware wasnt meant for surveillance — it was potentially capable of disrupting trading or even, in the NSAs opinion, wiping out the entire exchange. While Nasdaq had apparently detected some kind of problem, it had not reported it, and government investigators found a mess of earlier, apparently undetected intrusions.

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