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Emailed Cyberattack Targets 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics

January 9, 2018

More than 300 organizations associated with the 2018 Olympics have been hit with a targeted email campaign.

A fileless malware campaign was discovered targeting organizations associated with the upcoming 2018 winter Olympics being held in Pyeongchang, South Korea, report analysts at McAfee Advanced Threat Research. An unknown nation-state attacker is likely responsible.

The campaign’s primary target was [email protected] with 337 South Korean organizations included on the BCC line. Most targets had some involvement in the Olympics, either in providing infrastructure or playing another supporting role.

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