Sunday, February 6, 2011

Intrusion into the computer network from Nasdaq

The computer network that handles the Nasdaq index, which includes technology stocks of the American Stock Exchange, have been infiltrated, by the admission of the executive of Nasdaq. "As part of our routine security checks, we have detected suspicious files on our servers in the U.S. [...] and we concluded that our online software Directors Desk was potentially affected," says Nasdaq OMX, Following the revelation of the case by the Wall Street Journal.

The award said it had immediately launched an investigation and appealed to security experts and the federal authorities. It provides that "no evidence" no evidence to suggest that the attackers managed to access customer data. And promises that financial trading platforms were not affected.

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