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How Russian Hackers Stole the Nasdaq


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I'm not a computer guy but this seems rather scary.

 

http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2014-07-17/how-russian-hackers-stole-the-nasdaq

 

"While the hack was successfully disrupted, it revealed how vulnerable financial exchanges—as well as banks, chemical refineries, water plants, and electric utilities—are to digital assault. One official who experienced the event firsthand says he thought the attack would change everything, that it would force the U.S. to get serious about preparing for a new era of conflict by computer. He was wrong."

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