The Russian intelligence hacking group 'Fancy Bear', who recently set up a sophisticated email "phishing" scheme designed to get access to US Senate emails and targeted US defence contractors, was reportedly behind the disruption of the Olympics opening ceremony on February 9.

The 'Fancy Bear' hackers - who are known to have ties to Russia's foreign military intelligence agency the GRU -  shut down the Pyeongchang 2018 website and prevented spectators from printing out reservations and attend...


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