10 Mar

Olympic Games hackers left false flags to frame other nations

Kaspersky Lab researchers said the clues left behind in the Olympic Winter Games hack were designed to pin the attack on other countries.

The 2018 Winter Olympic Games suffered a cyberattack during its opening ceremony. The hackers behind it purposely left fake clues to frame other nations, researchers said.

Reports attributed the destructive attack to Russia and North Korea. In the malware, which was designed to wreak havoc on the Olympics IT system, there were lines of code that only North Korean hackers had used in the past.

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