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Nasdaq outage resembles hacker attack - Nasdaq has resumed trading

Officials for the moment say they cannot pinpoint anything malicious about the extraordinary outage of the Nasdaq stock exchange earlier today.

But the incident had all the earmarks of the three waves of denial-of-service attacks that have bedeviled U.S. financial institutions, including stock brokerages, since last September.

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http://www.usatoday.com/story/cybertruth/2013/08/22/nasdaq-o...