Are Stock Markets Vulnerable to Hackers?
July 31, MarketWatch – (National) How vulnerable are the U.S. stock markets to
hackers? An analysis of information security and cyber risk trends in the financial
sector cited findings from a 2015 U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Risk Alert
revealing that about 88 percent of brokerages and 74 percent of financial advisers in the
U.S. have suffered cyber-attacks, and that according to Congressional testimony, a
major U.S. bank is attacked every 34 seconds, among other disclosures.