UK government investigates possible cyberattack link to London Stock exchange outage

The UK government is reexamining the London Stock Exchange outage to ascertain whether or not a cyberattack, rather than a software glitch, was the cause.

The LSE’s outage occurred on August 16, 2019. A “software glitch” was blamed in which Friday early-morning traders were left unable to buy or sell shares for over an hour and a half.

Both the FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 indexes were impacted.

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Source: ZDNet