Possible cyberattack at Winter Olympics as servers jam during opening ceremony

Dominique Dufresne
Février 11, 2018

Speaking to NBC News the US Vice President added: "President Trump and our allies in the region have agreed to delay our military exercises until after the Olympics and President Moon has appreciated that".

Earlier, Kim Yo-jong, sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, had visited the Cheong Wa Dae in Seoul and invited South Korean President Moon Jae-in to Pyongyang to conduct their first summit in more than a decade.

On Thursday, 140 rowdy protesters set off fireworks as they gathered in Gangneung, a sub-host city of the Winter Olympic Games, to protest a North Korean orchestra that performing at a local arts centre as part of the Pyeongchang Olympics.

Switzerland went up 1-0 midway through the first period with a short-handed goal when Muller broke up the left wing and ripped a wrist shot under the glove of Korean goalie Shin So Jung.

La Corée sèchement battue par la Suisse aux JO de Pyeongchang — Hockey
Kim Jong-un a profité de cette journée forte de symboles pour inviter le président de Corée du Sud à venir lui rendre visite en Corée du Nord.

She was accompanied by other high-ranking members of the North Korean delegation.

In addition, the 2,000 or so seats saved for athletes were located in the front rows of the stadium, meaning empty rows showed up on camera a few times as the teams filed in.

"The Olympics represent the highest level of achievement for athletes, and we couldn't be prouder of our B.C. competitors", said Tourism Minister Lisa Beare in a news release.

She said there are "party members", i.e athletes, "administrative members", who are the officials, and then, more troubling, "security members". Their task is to ensure nobody defects because it would be "a huge embarrassment for the North".

Les planchistes canadiens se mettent en évidence — JO
Sa chute lors de son dernier essai l'a toutefois privé de toute chance d'enlever une première médaille d'or aux Olympiques. Tyler Nicholson et Sebastien Toutant, les deux autres planchistes canadiens en finale, ont terminé septième et onzième.

Mr Pence did say Mr Moon shared with him details of his meeting with North Korean leaders, but the US Vice President did not elaborate further.

Stakeholders of the Olympics have been wary of the threat from hacking and some sponsors have taken out insurance to protect themselves from a cyber attack.

The event, cheered by the crowd at the Gangwon Career Education Institute in Sokcho, featured teams from both countries performing for 25 minutes before briefly joining together as one.

He also warned that Seoul's ready acceptance of Pyongyang's overtures could damage its alliance with the US. Pence and his wife, who also attended the Winter Games opening ceremony, were the only people in the VIP seating section to not stand and clap during the Korean unity demonstration.

Phillip Danault rejoint ses coéquipiers
Le vétéran n'a pas joué ni patiné depuis le 13 janvier dernier face aux Bruins de Boston en raison d'une blessure au bas du corps. Danault ressent des symptômes de commotion cérébrale depuis qu'il a été atteint à la tête par un lancer frappé de Zdeno Chara.

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