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EclecticIQ Analysis: FIFA World Cup 2018 Threat Landscape (English)

In preparation for the 2018 World Cup hosted in Russia from June 14 - July 15, EclecticIQ Fusion Center analysts identified several categories of potential threats and activities that could impact the threat landscape leading up to and during the World Cup.

Report from EclecticIQ Fusion Center from Tuesday 15 May 2018.

Key Findings:

This event marks the first World Cup held in Europe since 2006. It is the first World Cup event hosted in Eastern Europe. Hacktivism around #2018FIFAWorldCup is significantly lower and less threatening this year than it was for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. In April 2018, ISIS-affiliated members and supporters issued physical threats to Russia and the West.

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