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London Stock Exchange under major cyberattack during Linux switch

Jan 31, 2011, 17:05 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Leo King)

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"The London Stock Exchange's new open source trading system may have been hacked last year, according to a report.

"The alleged attack came as the LSE began the switch over to the Linux-based systems, according to the dates referred to in the Times newspaper.

"The continued threat of cyber attack has resulted in the LSE keeping a close dialogue with British security services, which this year branded cyber attacks as one of the biggest threats to the country."

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