According to Stuart OKIN a director of Cipher Security, next year’s London Olympics may be targeted by Cyber criminals to divert the attention and resources from the real threat. A parallel Cyber-attack may instead take place on the financial sector! Reported by express.co.uk here, Mr. Okin believes that the UK has a limited number of high caliber security experts capable of fending off such attacks, leaving other sectors prone to cyber heist during the Olympic Games. He continues to say that cyber-attacks on the Games’ IT systems need not to be successful but simply as a misleading tactic. Attacking financial institutions at the same time of the Games guarantees a bigger marketplace for the attackers!
Read the full story here: