Olympics

Sochi Olympics hacking fears hyped by misleading NBC TV report

Earlier this week, NBC News broadcast a sensational report about the dangers of taking computers to the Sochi Olympics in Russia.

Unfortunately, it’s complete bunk – and badly misrepresents the facts.


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Olympic malware poses as US Women’s Gymnastics scandal video

US gymnast Gabrielle Douglas has won a gold medal at the London Olympics – but a spammed out message claims that she is embroiled in a drug scandal.

Should you rush to watch the video? Of course not, malware lurks at the end of the spammed-out link..


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Olympic Games and cyber attacks – be on your guard

With the Olympics coming to London, there may be opportunities for criminals, hacktivists and mischief-makers to make a high profile attack against the event’s computer systems.

But what about your own computers, and your personal data and finances?


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