Russian Hackers Attacked the Olympic Opening Ceremonies, Sought to Blame North Korea

Russian military hackers launched a cyberattack against hundreds of South Korean computers in an effort to disrupt the opening ceremonies of the Winter Olympics being held in PyeongChang.  The attacks resulted in interruptions to internet and broadcast services, as well as the Olympics website.  Many attendees of the opening ceremonies on February 9 were unable […]

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Vice President Mike Pence Said U.S. is Open to Continued Dialogue with North Korea But Sanctions Will Remain

Vice President Mike Pence has relayed to South Korean President Moon Jae-in the U.S.’ approval of continued talks with the North Koreans, but stressed that the North would get no sanctions relief simply for continuing a dialogue.  Pence lead the U.S. delegation to the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, over the weekend Pence […]

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The Top Priority for Security Officials at the Winter Games May Be Cyber

The Olympic Games in PyeongChang, South Korea, are drawing an element from all over the world besides athletes: Cyber attackers.  Experts believe the biggest security threat to the Games may be virtual. Cyber criminals have long targeted Olympic Games.  At the Beijing, London and Brazil events, officials recorked millions of attempted attacks a day – […]

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Invitation to North Korea Extended to South Korean President Moon Jae-in

South Korean President Moon Jae-in has been invited to North Korea in what would be the first meeting between Korean leaders since 2007.  The invitation was extended by Kim Yo Jong, the younger sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, during a meeting between officials from North and South Korea in Seoul today.  Today’s […]

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Olympic Speed Skater Shani Davis Says Method of Choosing U.S. Flag Bearer at Opening Ceremonies “Dishonorable”

Olympic speed skater Shani Davis has injected a bit of controversy into the U.S. Olympic Team’s decision for flag bearer at the opening ceremonies of the games in PyeongChang tomorrow night.  The decision was made by coin toss and Luge veteran Erin Hamlin won the honor, an outcome that drew Davis’ ire. Davis tweeted that […]

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