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Old 11-02-18, 22:57
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Default McAfee discovered 'malicious documents' targeting Winter Olympics...

...ahead of opening ceremony 'hack'. THis articleis from ZDNet:

McAfee discovered 'malicious documents' targeting Winter Olympics ahead of opening ceremony 'hack' | ZDNet
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The opening ceremonies of the Winter Olympics were subject to an attack on Friday, with the PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic & Paralympic Games (POCOG) confirming it experienced a cyber attack that caused a malfunction of the internet protocol televisions (IPTVs) at the Main Press Centre,
There's also an article about this from Sophos' Naked Security:

Winter Olympics network outages blamed on unexplained cyberhack Naked Security
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Bleeping Computer has an up to date report on this story now:

Destructive Malware Wreaks Havoc at PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics
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Destructive malware intent on sabotaging PCs is to blame for the IT problems reported during the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics opening ceremony.

The issues, first reported on Friday by UK paper The Guardian, consisted of failing Internet and television systems for on-site journalists attending and reporting the opening ceremony.

While initially, Olympics organizers were quiet, officials finally admitted on Sunday that the IT failures were no accident and their network has been the victim of a malicious and coordinated cyber-attack.
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Apparently this is worse than was thought originally. From Bleeping Computer:

Olympic Destroyer Data-Wiping Malware Is More Complex Than Previously Thought
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