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NASDAQ Hack Raises Critical Infrastructure Concerns

NASDAQ OMX, owners and operators of the NASDAQ Stock Exchange, reported
this weekend that their systems had been infiltrated by unknown hackers. According
to a report in the New York
Times,
NASDAQ OMX contacted federal law enforcement officials after discovering suspicious
files in a part of their US server that is not related to trading.

GAO Warns Of Cyber Insecurity on Smart Grid

The U.S. Government’s watchdog, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) has warned that the rapid adoption of so-called “smart grid” infrastructure in the U.S. electric industry is going forward without adequate planning for cybersecurity and the combined physical and cyber attacks that are likely to occur.

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