WADA Urged To Remain Vigilant For Malicious Activity Following Russia Ban, Cyber Experts Warn

In light of WADA’s sporting ban of Russia, cyber security experts at ThreatConnect have warned that WADA itself, as well as the likes of FIFA and the IOC, must remain vigilant for potential malicious activity over the coming months.

ThreatConnect has tracked Russian actors over the last several years, and found efforts to target WADA, and other organisations, after previous sport-related bans.


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Kyle Ehmke, Threat Intelligence Researcher ,  ThreatConnect
December 11, 2019
The likes of IOC, FIFA, WADA, CAS and other organisations working closely with the 2020 Olympics.
From 2016 through 2018, a jilted Russia conducted various activity against anti-doping related organisations and the Olympics themselves following bans for doping in sport. To that end, it's important for us to consider the wide range of effects that Russia may seek to achieve following the most recent sporting ban from WADA – Russian actors have a history of undertaking cyber assaults following ....
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