Here is what the SC Magazine had to say:
The latest zero-day was used as part of a so-called "watering hole" attack against the website for the policy think tank Council on Foreign Relations, the influential membership group that helps shape U.S. foreign policy.
The Elderwood attacks kicked off in 2010, when Google, Adobe and about 30 other high-profile companies said they were hit by sophisticated attacks believed to have been launched by Chinese adversaries looking to steal intellectual property.Here is more on the attack by Bill Gertz of Free Beacon.
Cyber spies targeting Washington think tanks is nothing new. Here is a previous Think Tank Watch post on this topic.