Following a catastrophic drop on the Chinese Hang Seng stock index the New York Stock exchange has halted trading claiming an “internal technical issue.” Analysts were immediately skeptical of direct and specific claims from the NYSE that the issue “is not the result of a cyber breach.”
Why so skeptical? It’s a little too coincidental for comfort. Besides, there were warnings from hacktivist group, Anonymous, hours before the stock exchange ground to a halt.
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