Cyber-criminals preparing to target London 2012

International criminal networks are preparing to target the London 2012 Olympics, a senior Scotland Yard officer warned today.Deputy Assistant Commissioner Janet Williams said police were investigating a series of front companies that could be used in complex frauds carried out on the internet.Williams said the multibillion-pound sporting event was proving a tempting target for criminals. “There is a lot of work to be done with e-crime and the Olympics. First of all we need to get the money sorted and there is an imperative about that now,” she said.
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International criminal networks are preparing to disrupt the London 2012 Olympics with cyber attacks, a senior police officer warned today.Scotland Yard has set up a specialist team to examine the extent of the threat of electronic and internet attacks on the Games.
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