Enrollment Open: c-Watch Training – 2020 Olympics

Enrollment Open: c-Watch Training – 2020 Olympics

The Sports-ISAO will be conducting our 6th online training for cyber threat hunters and social media threat analysts beginning June 1, 2020.  Our online capstone will be held during the Summer 2020 Olympics to be held in Tokyo.  We accept applicants from undergraduate and graduate programs throughout the United States for three integrated tracks: Cyber […]

Graph-Based Sports Data Discovery

Graph-Based Sports Data Discovery

A graph database is a database designed to treat the relationships between data as equally important to the data itself. It is intended to hold data without constricting it to a pre-defined model. Instead, the data is stored like we first draw it out – showing how each individual entity connects with or is related […]

More Fraudulent Video Streaming Websites

More Fraudulent Video Streaming Websites

On June 26th we published a short article on a click advertising fraud scheme that was preying on viewers of the 2019 Women’s World Cup being held in France.  During the course of the games we identified several such live video streaming sites that appeared to be part of a connected fraudulent enterprise.  These were: […]

Fake Flash Update Targeting Sports Fans

Fake Flash Update Targeting Sports Fans

Last week we issued a warning to viewers of alternative live streaming websites for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup games.  The URL that we published has now disappeared.  We also learned that on Tuesday, June 25th French police arrested 5 French nationals in Rennes for running approximately 20 illegal sports streaming websites linked to […]

Look-out For Android Ad Scams

Look-out For Android Ad Scams

The Sports-ISAO threat hunting teams have identified a series of Ad Scams that are currently targeting viewers of Women’s World Cup 2019 websites.  One of the most sophisticated we have run across we are calling StremBot.  It is a fraud scheme where the threat actors promote alternative streaming video websites that serve as malware infection […]

WWC: Next Three Weeks

The next three weeks promises to be fun whether you are a spectator in the stadiums or cheering your teams from your living rooms.

WWC: Next Three Weeks

By Vincent Ekeh June 16, 2019 The FIFA women world cup is underway. The next three weeks we will see the remaining of the original 24 nation teams battle in France to become the champions of women’s soccer. Four million dollars and four years of being champions awaits the victors. The games will be played […]

A Showcase for Western Leadership in Gender Equality: The Women’s World Cup

All hail “The Beautiful Game” – on display for the next month in France!  

A Showcase for Western Leadership in Gender Equality:  The Women’s World Cup

As the Women’s World Cup is about to commence, ABC’s Wide World of Sports aptly characterized the spectacle of sport as “the human drama of athletic competition”; but nowadays it is the unfortunate politicization of sport that should command our attention.  Winning at international sport has always bolstered national pride.  But some nations have misappropriated […]

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