"Olympic Destroyer" malware attack on Winter Olympics opening ceremony confirmed

On Saturday the 10th of February, shortly before the Winter Olympics opening ceremony was set to commence, the official Pyeongchang 2018 website went down. Spectators attending the event were unable to print their tickets, while at the official media center inside the stadium the Wi-Fi dropped out, leaving reporters unable to report on the event. .. Continue Reading "Olympic Destroyer" malware attack on Winter Olympics opening ceremony confirmed Category: Computers Tags: Cyberattack Hack Olympics Winter Related Articles: NHK-Japan to broadcast Rio Olympics in 8K What will the 2056 Olympics look like? Robot carries the Olympic torch in South Korea Intel's drones light up Winter Olympics with record-breaking flight BBC to broadcast Rio Olympics in 360-degree video

"Olympic Destroyer" malware attack on Winter Olympics opening ceremony confirmed

On Saturday the 10th of February, shortly before the Winter Olympics opening ceremony was set to commence, the official Pyeongchang 2018 website went down. Spectators attending the event ...

Tue 13 Feb 18 from Gizmag

'Olympic Destroyer' malware targeted Pyeongchang Games: firms

(Reuters) - Several U.S. cyber security firms said on Monday that they had uncovered a computer virus dubbed "Olympic Destroyer" that was likely used in an attack on Friday's opening ceremony ...

Mon 12 Feb 18 from Reuters Technology

'Olympic Destroyer' malware may be behind cyber-attack

Researchers from Cisco's Talos Intelligence Group said the attack wasn't carried out to steal information; instead, it was designed to disrupt the games, take down systems and wipe data. ...

Mon 12 Feb 18 from Daily Mail

The controversial Galaxy Note 8 putting Samsung in a bind - CNET

We got our hands on the special-edition Note 8 that's causing quite a predicament for Samsung and the Olympic Committee.

Fri 9 Feb 18 from CNET

Samsung's Olympic Galaxy Note 8 isn't for sale, but I wish it was

In addition to the honor of representing their homelands, this year's Olympic athletes will also receive something else: a limited-edition Galaxy Note 8. Unlike Samsung's ...

Thu 8 Feb 18 from Engadget

Samsung donated phones to the Olympics. Should North Koreans get them? - CNET

The electronics giant is giving some 4,000 Galaxy Note 8 phones for athletes to shoot, selfie and post about their experiences. But they've created a dilemma.

Wed 7 Feb 18 from CNET

Russia at the Winter Olympics: Decision to Ban Some Athletes Changes Yet Again

More than a dozen Russian athletes who recently had their lifetime bans from the Olympics overturned may not be allowed to compete in this year's Winter Olympics after all.

Wed 7 Feb 18 from Livescience

'Olympic Destroyer' Malware Hit Pyeongchang Ahead of Opening Ceremony

Researchers at Cisco Talos detail a new piece of disruptive, highly infectious malware with a clear target: the Pyeongchang Olympics IT infrastructure.

Mon 12 Feb 18 from Wired Security

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