• 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
  • 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
  • They’re Drinking Your Milkshake: CTA’s Joint Analysis on Illicit Cryptocurrency Mining

    In April, we blogged about CTA’s role in disrupting malicious cyber activity. We introduced the idea of routinely bringing our members together to develop Joint Analysis reports on specific threats and campaign activity, the same way our early members came together to report on the threat from Cryptowall Version 3 in 2015. Our goal with… View Article