Virus floors Russian stock exchange

Monday, 6 February 2006, 2:07 AM EST

A computer virus succeeded in bringing down the main Russian stock exchange on Thursday. The Russian Trading System (RTS) was forced to suspend operations in its three markets between 1315 and 1420 GMT after unnamed malware infected systems. Viral infection resulted in a huge upsurge of outgoing traffic, interrupting normal network operations.

At The Register.

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