Friday, August 12, 2011

DDoS Attack Forces Hong Kong Exchange Site Offline for Second Day

Trading on Hong Kong’s stock market, Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing, remains suspended today following a "coordinated and sustained" distributed denial of service attack on one of the exchange’s websites Wednesday. Several companies, including HSBC, China Power International and Cathay Pacific found their shares unavailable late Wednesday following the attack according to a report from BBC. A Web site usually used for company announcements was forced offline......READ MORE