• 2020 Summer Olympics Threat Assessment

    This blog is authored by Neil Jenkins (CTA) and Kendall McKay (Cisco Talos, and lead author on the Threat Assessment) Today, the Cyber Threat Alliance (CTA) released the 2020 Summer Olympics Threat Assessment, our first event-specific threat report focused on cyber risks to this summer’s Tokyo Games. This report was written by CTA’s Olympics Cybersecurity… View Article
  • Living on the Edge

    Co-authored by Neil Jenkins and Natasha Cohen  In May 2018, Cisco Talos shared threat indicators and analysis with other CTA members around a new threat: VPNFilter. VPNFilter is a sophisticated modular malware system that targeted networking equipment, ultimately infecting at least 500,000 devices at its peak. Its activity was ultimately severely degraded due to coordinated… View Article
  • Information Sharing In Action: CTA’s Incident Review of VPNFilter

    On May 23, 2018, Cisco’s Talos Intelligence Group publicly exposed a new malware threat they dubbed VPNFilter. VPNFilter is a sophisticated modular malware system targeting networking equipment all over the world. This malware allowed for theft of website credentials, collection of data, injection of malicious content into network traffic as it passes through an infected… View Article