Text  Larger | Smaller | Default

NewsNow

Lax OS security exposed - again


Filed: Tuesday, 14th November 2017
By: Staff Writer


A new video featuring a group breaking into the Olympic Stadium has been published on YouTube.

A year ago last month we reported how fresh security concerns had been raised after a group calling themselves Night Scape' broke into the stadium before filming themselves on the roof of the stadium.

And it appears that little has been done to address the situation after another band of attention-seeking YouTubers were able to film themselves running amok underneath the stadium's temporary seating, before also making their way up on to the roof of the arena.

Filmed immediately after West Ham's defeat against Liverpool on 4 November, the small band made their way into the stadium as supporters were leaving, before donning plain 'hi viz' jackets - which were enough to fool security - and making their way into restricted areas.





As you can see from the video, the first area the group were able to access was underneath the temporary seating, a myriad of metalwork in which it would be easy to leave an explosive device similar to that which was left at the Parc des Princes stadium last October, when French Police foiled a terrorist attack.

The same group have also published videos of attempts to gain access to Stamford Bridge and Arsenal's Emirates Stadium, where their attempts were foiled by security and Police on both occasions.

Following last season's break-in, stadium operators LS185 claimed that they had foiled 13 copycat attempts to unlawfully access the stadium.





Related News

   arrow   66,000 by next season [12th Dec 2018]
   arrow   The opposition view: Cardiff City [5th Dec 2018]
   arrow   West Ham Utd 0-4 Manchester City [24th Nov 2018]
   arrow   Pre-match press conference: Manuel Pellegrini vs Manchester City [23rd Nov 2018]
   arrow   In brief - Thursday's news round-up [22nd Nov 2018]
   arrow   Club release new season tickets [21st Nov 2018]
   arrow   In brief - Tuesday's news round-up [20th Nov 2018]
   arrow   West Ham secure 60k capacity [19th Nov 2018]
   arrow   Zaba unlikely to extend West Ham stay [7th Nov 2018]
   arrow   Anderson named in FIFA Team of the Week [7th Nov 2018]



Your Comments


Please note that this section is for comments relating to the above news item only. Any off-topic or abusive posts will be removed. Posts including either links and/or foul language are automatically filtered and will not be published. To engage in further discussion on any of our news stories, visit the KUMB Forums.

Not a member of the KUMB Forums? You may register for free membership here.

comments powered by Disqus
 
News Image




On This Day ...

One Year Ago
Off the mark and on his way?
Reece Oxford has finally made his first competitive start for Borussia Mönc...more
Three Years Ago
Bilic, Kouyate, Payet & Lanzini: Wednesday's news
Get the very latest West Ham news in one place, with our new daily media round-up!...more
Five Years Ago
Sullivan: we wouldn't have signed Carroll
David Sullivan has admitted that Andy Carroll would not have been a West Ham player had the club kno...more