Hackers hunt for Dow Jones on political deals

Hackers hunt for Dow Jones on political deals

Tech October 19, 2015 12:47

- Russian hackers have to steal at the parent company of the Wall Street Journal data about future deals before they were announced to the world .

This was reported by the New York Times Friday. Dow Jones & Co hackers were detected on the servers of the media company. The FBI and US security forces burglaries in research.

According to a source, the burglary of a heavier caliber and more severe than previously hack at Dow Jones. When hackers appeared payment information of 3,500 individuals found it. At the Wall Street Journal is information that is available under embargo for publication valuable in the hands of investors.

With the information the hackers and customers can take early positions on the stock market, waiting for the start of the news to benefit from a rise or fall. In August, security forces already an insider fraud on the track. A Russian-speaking Ukranian hacker was indicted after they received early access to 150000 releases, including results of listed companies.

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