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Cyber Black Market: The Underground Economy

June 18, 2012 Added by:gaToMaLo r. amores

On April 24 the FBI released a report on Bitcoin. At that time Bitcoins were going for $4.25. As of June 17 they were trading at $6.26. Traders will be taking a look at Bitcoin, and once they get a whiff of the virtual money, they will strike... and it looks like the commercial criminals are already doing it...

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Financial Sector Remains Vulnerable to Cyber Attacks

January 03, 2012 Added by:Headlines

"Within government, responsibility is fragmented. In America, the Treasury, other financial regulators, the Department of Homeland Security, the Pentagon, the FBI, the National Security Agency and others all have a hand in financial cybersecurity..."

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UPDATE: Hong Kong Trading Halted by DDoS Attack

August 11, 2011 Added by:Headlines

Trading on Hong Kong’s stock market, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing, remains suspended today following a “coordinated and sustained” distributed denial of service attack on one of the exchange’s websites Wednesday...

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High-Frequency Stock Trading Networks Vulnerable

January 07, 2011 Added by:Headlines

A former IBM research fellow has identified vulnerabilities in high-frequency stock trading networks that could allow hackers to manipulate trades by inflecting minute latencies that could result in significant aberrations to real-time stock prices, netting millions...

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