DDoS attack forces New Zealand Stock Exchange to halt trading
New Zealand’s stock exchange was forced to halt trading for several hours on Wednesday following a sustained cyberattack, the second in two days.
In a statement, the exchange said that it was targeted by a volumetric distributed denial of service attack from offshore which impacted their NZX system connectivity. “As such, NZX decided to halt trading… a DDoS attack aims to disrupt service by saturating a network with significant volumes of internet traffic.”
The exchange’s main board, the NZX …