Hacker Group Anonymous Targets The New York Stock Exchange Website

Hacktivist group Anonymous, which is currently marching along side the Occupy Wall Street demonstrators, is planning a cyber-attack on the New York Stock Exchange’s website.

The hacker group posted a video on YouTube yesterday saying the attack on the NYSE’s website will take place on October 10 at 3:30 p.m. EST.  [via NetNet]

“The NYSE shall be erased from the Internet,” the digital voice says. “Expect a day that shall never ever be forgotten.”

The Department of Homeland Security has warned financial firms to remain vigilant against a possible cyber security threat posed by Anonymous, the Post reported.

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