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Cyberattack took down the computer servers during opening ceremonies says Winter Olympics Organizers.

Written by Vivek

News agency Yonhap reported on Friday that Winter Olympics organizer’s computer servers experienced a cyber attack during opening ceremonies. Now Officers are trying to figure out who is responsible for this massive attack.

Organizers informed that televisions which is connected through internet was crashed at the press center. Servers were shut down which took down the official Winter olympic Website for Some time.

The Committee clarify that safety of the attendees was not compromised at all the attack only affected “non-critical systems”

“We are currently investigating the cause and will share further information as we have more details,” Sung Baik-you, a spokesperson for the Winter Olympics’ Organizing Committee said.

Some of the cyber security experts estimating that there are around 300 Olympics- releated computer systems were affected.

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Vivek is a Editor at TBM(The Blog Mania), based in New Delhi.He is also the Founder Member of WebVisitors.co.in(A Digital Marketing Company). Vivek can be reached at vivek@webvisitors.co.in