Winter Olympics targeted by hackers says security firm

Winter Olympics targeted by hackers says security firm
 

Hackers have attempted to steal sensitive data from groups involved with next month's Winter Olympics, cyber-security firm McAfee said.
The report found malware-infected emails were sent last month to organisations linked to the Pyeongchang Games.
It did not identify those responsible, but said more attacks tied to the upcoming Olympics were likely.
In similar past attacks, hackers tried to obtain passwords and financial data.
'Casting net wide' McAfee said a number of groups associated with the Olympics had received malicious emails - including several affiliated with ice hockey.
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8 January 2018 in Business, Views: 59
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