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Olympics-Related Malicious Activity Likely to Impact SLTT Governments

Malicious cyber threat actors often use high-profile events such as the Olympic Games to do their dirty work.

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Malicious cyber threat actors have historically used high-profile events, such as the Olympic Games, to disseminate malware and conduct scams, fraud, and cyber-espionage. As employees are likely to view Olympics related content at work, these activities will have direct implications for state, local, tribal, and territorial (SLTT) government networks. The attached Intel Paper provides recommendations for technical staff in protecting their networks and users during the 2018 Winter Olympics.