Flame Virus Could Shut Down a Stock Exchange or Trading Floor (ReutersTV)

Whoa, is this risk priced into P/Es?

"This program seems to be mostly all about espionage, but it had the ability to delete files. And when you are able to delete, you're able to destruct, you're able to cause a lot damage. Imagine the ability to knock down a stock exchange. Or the ability to knock down a trading floor. It's enough to be able to go inside to basically cause a dysfunctionality. We would probably see in the next 12 to 18 months, we would see some adaptation from this taken into the commercial world." -Udi Mokady, President and CEO of Cyber-Ark Software



Here's an infographic on the Flame virus at Thomson Reuters

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