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Jul 21, 2021
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Personal data of buyers of tickets to the Olympics leaked to the network


The personal data of people who bought tickets to the Olympics have leaked into the network. This is reported by Kyodo.

The authorities of the country confirmed that the logins and passwords of the buyers of tickets to the Olympics were in the hands of the attackers. In addition, cybercriminals gained access to the personal data of volunteers and those who purchased tickets to the Paralympic Games.

The Olympics Organizing Committee has launched an investigation.

Earlier, the Japanese authorities said that Russian hackers may try to influence the Olympic Games in Tokyo. Toshio Nava, an advisor to the organizing committee of the Olympics, suggested that attackers would make efforts to interrupt television and Internet broadcasts. He believed that the most likely to carry out the attack will be groups from Russia or North Korea.

The Olympic Games have been postponed to the summer of 2021 due to the situation with the coronavirus pandemic. Competitions will be held from July 23 to August 8.

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