Ilia Kolochenko, head of Swiss information security company
The report said that recently the Nasdaq's trading was halted because of an incident that the exchange called a 'technical glitch' but some computer experts said resembled the work of political hackers.
Kolochenko said that he inputted some code into the website's script to see if it would be detected before displaying on the site, but it was not, which means that anyone could inject arbitrary HTML code into the site to display malicious information, seek credit card numbers, etc.
Meanwhile, spokesman for Nasdaq said that the exchange responded to Kolochenko's discovery on
The report added Kolochenko saying that an attacker would just send a unique Web address in a private message to Nasdaq technical support or administrators, and with a single click could steal very sensitive information from the browser. (ANI)
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