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Tokyo 2020: is it possible to hack the Olympic Games?

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Experts are concerned that cyber hackers will take aim at the upcoming 20-21 Tokyo Olympic Games

Cybersecurity experts are raising the alarm that hackers may zero in on the upcoming Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

The warnings follow numerous and high-profile cyberattacks over the past 12-months, some of which have taken companies’ infrastructure completely offline.

Speaking to The Hill, the Cyber Threat Alliance says “the Olympics are a huge opportunity for a country, in this case, Japan, to put its best foot forward, to show off”

The CTA warns:

“Any nation-state that is not aligned with Japan may see an opportunity here to try to embarrass Japan through a cyberattack”.

In a report published last year, the CTA details a number of potential cybersecurity threats against the 20-21 games, including disinformation, ransomware attacks and data leaks.

Back in 20-18, the Winter Olympics were subject to this type of attack, when Russian hackers infiltrated the Olympic networks prior to the opening ceremony.

The hackers managed to slow down the entry of spectators, took WiFi networks offline and tampered with the broadcast.

Should we be worried about Russian hackers targeting the games?

Russia is certainly viewed as one of the biggest threat to the games when it comes to this issue.

A representative from cybersecurity group FireEye says “as far as the cyber risks go, I think the most important threat is the risk of disruption by Russian actors.”

The games are due to kick off on July 23.

William is an Executive News Producer at TICKER NEWS, responsible for the production and direction of news bulletins. William is also the presenter of the hourly Weather + Climate segment. With qualifications in Journalism and Law (LLB), William previously worked at the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) before moving to TICKER NEWS. He was also an intern at the Seven Network's 'Sunrise'. A creative-minded individual, William has a passion for broadcast journalism and reporting on global politics and international affairs.

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FAA uncovers Boeing quality control issues

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The Federal Aviation Administration disclosed concerning findings from its 737 MAX production audit involving Boeing and supplier Spirit AeroSystems.

The audit uncovered multiple instances where the companies allegedly failed to adhere to manufacturing quality control standards.

The FAA highlighted significant “non-compliance issues” within Boeing’s manufacturing processes, including concerns related to parts handling, storage, and product control.

While a summary of the audit findings has been shared with the companies involved, the details have not been made public due to the ongoing nature of the investigation.

Following a mid-air emergency on January 5 involving a new Alaska Airlines 737 MAX 9, where a door plug was lost at 16,000 feet, the FAA initiated the audit.

This incident prompted a temporary grounding of the MAX 9 and raised questions about the aircraft’s safety protocols.

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Boeing, in response to these revelations, has been in discussions to acquire Spirit AeroSystems.

However, the company has not provided immediate comment regarding the audit findings.

FAA Administrator Mike Whitaker emphasized the necessity for Boeing to implement comprehensive corrective measures to address what he termed as “systemic quality-control issues.”

Whitaker stated that Boeing must commit to substantial improvements, with clear milestones and expectations set forth by the FAA.

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Can U.S. Moon lander Odysseus recover from it’s dormancy?

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The U.Ss moon lander Odysseus has gone dormant just a week after its somewhat lopsided touchdown on the lunar surface.

The mission, which aimed to conduct various experiments and collect valuable data, encountered an unexpected setback as the spacecraft’s systems initiated a dormant state.

Engineers and scientists at the space agency are working around the clock to analyze the situation and determine the cause of this unforeseen development.

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Trump wins disqualification case at U.S. supreme court

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Former President Donald Trump has emerged triumphant in the Colorado ballot disqualification case, as the United States Supreme Court upheld the decision in his favour.

The ruling marks the conclusion of a contentious legal battle that began when Colorado sought to disqualify Trump from its ballot during the previous election.

The Supreme Court, in a close decision, sided with Trump, asserting that the grounds for disqualification lacked substantial evidence and did not meet the necessary legal criteria. #ticker today #featured

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