Monday, August 04, 2008

Beijing Braces for Olympic Cyber-War

James Rogers writes on Dark Reading:

With the world’s eyes firmly focused on Beijing, officials and IT staff are bracing themselves for a flood of cyber-attacks when the Olympic Games begin later this week.

For months now, there has been growing speculation that the Games’ Websites and back-end storage infrastructure could be targeted when the Olympic flame is lit in Beijing’s Bird’s Nest stadium on Friday, either by cybercriminals or political activists.

More here.

Hat-tip: Intel Fusion


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