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Winter Olympics hack shows how advanced groups can fake attribution

by Chris Bing • 3 months ago

While Russia was expected to attempt to interfere with the games, the news that Russian spies had specially tailored to appear as if it had come from North Korea is novel.

Atos, IT provider for Winter Olympics, hacked months before Opening Ceremony cyberattack

by Chris Bing • 3 months ago

Hackers appear to have compromised the main IT service provider for the Winter Olympic Games months before last week's highly publicized cyberattack.

Winter Olympics cyberattacks meant to 'send a message'

by Chris Bing • 3 months ago

Multiple cybersecurity firms now suggests that a hacking group equipped with "destructive" wiper malware may have been behind the disturbance.

McAfee uncovers new malware in Olympics hacking campaign

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 4 months ago

Newly discovered elements of a hacking campaign targeting the Winter Olympics establish a permanent presence that siphon information from the victim’s computer, according to McAfee.

Russian hacking group Fancy Bear prepares to attack Winter Olympics, U.S. Senate

by Chris Bing • 5 months ago

A hacking group heavily linked to the Russian government is attempting to steal Senate email login details and also appears to be preparing to disrupt the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea, based on new research by cybersecurity firms TrendMicro and ThreatConnect.

'Anglo-Saxon Illuminati' responsible for Olympic doping controversy, according to Fancy Bear

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 5 months ago

One of the most infamous hacking groups in the world re-emerged Wednesday, with Illuminati-themed, heavily doctored pictures of Olympic officials.

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