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Early Sharing: Timely Collaboration for Stronger Cybersecurity Defense

At the heart of the Cyber Threat Alliance (CTA) is a commitment to improve cybersecurity defenses across the global information ecosystem. Our sharing of automated threat intelligence and collective engagement on unique cyber threats are critical aspects of this mission. Over time, CTA’s early sharing program has grown to be…

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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…

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CTA Actions Around VPNFilter

On May 23, 2018, Cisco’s Talos Group released a blog on a new sophisticated modular malware system called “VPNFilter.” This malware is targeting networking equipment all over the world and has recently begun a large-scale infection of devices in Ukraine. VPNFilter is troubling for a number of reasons, as…