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Russians eavesdrop WiFi, phone comms during Olympics

Russians eavesdrop WiFi, phone comms during Olympics

Sochi visitors warned.
Oct 8 2013 6:00AM
Russia to eavesdrop on all Olympic communications

Russia to eavesdrop on all Olympic communications

Sochi visitors warned.
Oct 8 2013 5:32AM
Olympics data peaked at 2.8 petabytes: BBC

Olympics data peaked at 2.8 petabytes: BBC

Record-breaking.
Aug 15 2012 5:17AM
Olympic committee lifts website game

Olympic committee lifts website game

Avoids Winter Olympics bug despite heavier load.
Aug 10 2012 7:00AM
Google profits from illegal Olympic ticket ads

Google profits from illegal Olympic ticket ads

Fraudsters trump legit retailers in AdWords.
Jan 13 2012 11:05AM
Facial recognition used in riots, Olympic Games

Facial recognition used in riots, Olympic Games

Police, vigilantes, tap into facial recognition.
Aug 15 2011 4:18PM
Cybercriminals exploiting Winter Olympics, luger's death

Cybercriminals exploiting Winter Olympics, luger's death

Attackers utilise Twitter and black hat SEO tactics.
Feb 17 2010 10:28AM
Olympics news sites hit with attacks

Olympics news sites hit with attacks

Hackers are using SQL injection attacks to infect websites with updates on the Olympics.
Aug 13 2008 9:50AM
Beijing emergency teams cut Olympics smog

Beijing emergency teams cut Olympics smog

Emergency services teams in Beijing have been equipped with motorcycles incorporating new technology to reduce smog levels.
Aug 12 2008 2:49PM
Missing your Olympics fix? Go mobile!

Missing your Olympics fix? Go mobile!

Some people have obviously gone Olympics mad and can't wait to get the latest updates on how the games are going. Just for those people, there's now the Mippin Olympic channel.
Aug 11 2008 4:08PM
Weekly Roundup: The Olympics are here! But watch your back

Weekly Roundup: The Olympics are here! But watch your back

In the week-long countdown to the Olympics, online fraudsters have stepped up their efforts to swindle sports fans out of thousands of dollars, while human rights advocates cried foul over online Chinese censorship.
Aug 9 2008 4:53PM
Last-ditch warning: 'think before you click', during Olympics

Last-ditch warning: 'think before you click', during Olympics

The opening ceremony for the much anticipated Beijing Olympic Games is only hours away and security experts have sent out an eleventh hour warning to internet users – ‘think twice before you click.’
Aug 8 2008 3:09PM
Malware writers go for your gold during the Olympics

Malware writers go for your gold during the Olympics

Malware purveyors are embracing the upcoming Olympic games wholeheartedly.
Aug 7 2008 2:20PM
Malware writers go for your gold during the Olympics

Malware writers go for your gold during the Olympics

Malware purveyors are embracing the upcoming Olympic games wholeheartedly.
Aug 7 2008 10:37AM
Australians lose millions to fraud annually not just during Olympics

Australians lose millions to fraud annually not just during Olympics

Australians have lost nearly $120,000 to the Olympic ticket scammers, according to the NSW Office of Fair Trading's latest update.
Aug 5 2008 2:45PM
Staying secure at the Olympics

Staying secure at the Olympics

Is it safe to take your mobile devices with you to the Beijing Olympic Games?
Aug 5 2008 10:06AM
Games bring Olympic-sized security breaches

Games bring Olympic-sized security breaches

With the opening ceremony only four days away, online fraudsters are using the hype of the Beijing Olympics to trick consumers out of thousands of dollars.
Aug 4 2008 3:12PM
China lifts Olympics internet censorship

China lifts Olympics internet censorship

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has moved quickly to quell media furore surrounding internet censorship imposed on Beijing-based journalists.
Aug 4 2008 9:18AM
China to censor journalists' Net access during Olympics

China to censor journalists' Net access during Olympics

No bricks removed from great firewall
Aug 1 2008 10:01AM
First analogue computer used to predict Olympics

First analogue computer used to predict Olympics

A new analysis of the Antikythera Mechanism, which is thought to be the first analogue computer, has shown it was used to not only predict solar movements but also plan for the Olympics.
Aug 1 2008 8:01AM

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