In the last 24 hours, systems outages at the New York Stock Exchange and United Airlines have halted operations, as trading on the exchange was suspended for four hours and planes grounded for two.
We experienced a network connectivity issue. We are working to resolve and apologize for any inconvenience.- United (@united) July 8, 2015
(1 of 2) We're experiencing a technical issue that we're working to resolve as quickly as possible.- NYSE (@NYSE) July 8, 2015
In an interesting turn, hacker collective Anonymous may have prophetically predicted today's tumultuous events, but the agency and Government have been firm in rebuffing the possibility of any involvement.
Wonder if tomorrow is going to be bad for Wall Street.... we can only hope.- Anonymous (@YourAnonNews) July 8, 2015
At the time of print, trading has now resumed and United Airlines are back in the air.