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London ready to fight off Olympic hack attacks Print E-mail
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Source: Yahoo Sports - Posted by Anthony Pell   
Hacks/Cracks Analysts say infiltrating the scoring and timing systems at one of the 35 competition venues around Britain, especially the Olympic stadium in east London, is a target for hackers looking to spread political messages, known as 'hacktivists', and criminal gangs looking to cash in on the Games. "The digital systems recording scores and timings are susceptible to attack and will be targeted by hacktivists wanting to make a statement and by organized crime groups looking to profit from betting on events," said a former UK government cyber security boss who wished to remain nameless.

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