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Malaysia probes cyberattack suspected of disrupting online stock trading

KUALA LUMPUR (Nikkei Markets) - Malaysian authorities are investigating suspected a cyberattack that disrupted online stock trading at several local brokerages, the country's communications regulator said Friday.

The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission is assisting the country's stock exchange operator Bursa Malaysia to investigate the disruption, a spokesperson for the regulator told Nikkei Markets. Trading on Bursa Malaysia however wasn't affected.

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