Winter Olympic Games hackers are back with an updated arsenal


The hacking team behind a cyberattack which impacted the Winter Olympic Games is back with an updated cache of droppers and hacking tools.

This week, researchers from Check Point said that Hades, the advanced persistence threat (APT) group believed to be behind an attack this year levied against systems used in the Winter Olympic Games, has begun a potential evolutionary shift.

The attack in question occurred just before the sporting event opening ceremony in South Korea, taking the Winter Olympic Games website offline.

In addition, television sets and Internet-related systems at the games were also disrupted for roughly 12 hours.

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Source: ZDNet