Hackers disrupt trading at brokerages


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KUALA LUMPUR: Service at several local online brokerages here was disrupted after what is believed to be an attack by hackers demanding money, the second strike since Wednesday.

This comes just weeks after malware WannaCry and NotPetya – used to encrypt the files of infected computers and hold the owners to ransom – crippled hundreds of busi­­­­nesses worldwide.

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