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'Cyber attack targeted PyeongChang opening ceremony'

IANS  |  PyeongChang 

The opening ceremony of PyeongChang Winter in was the target of a cyber attack by unidentified hackers, the said on Saturday.

The attack on the servers of the organisers of the Games led to malfunctions that disrupted the Main Press Center, the for the 2018 Olympic & (POCOG), news reported.

The organisation had to shut down the servers and its website from late Friday until early Saturday in the wake of the attack, during which time spectators were unable to print their tickets during the outage, according to the POCOG.

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First Published: Sat, February 10 2018. 12:58 IST
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