• 2020 at the Halfway Point: Challenges and Opportunities

    2020 is halfway over.  Many people will see this milestone as a good thing.  In fact, most people would probably say that 2020 cannot be over fast enough.  Even for a virtual organization in an industry not severely damaged by the pandemic, CTA has faced some real challenges during 2020.  Our broader digital ecosystem is… View Article
  • Living on the Edge

    Co-authored by Neil Jenkins and Natasha Cohen  In May 2018, Cisco Talos shared threat indicators and analysis with other CTA members around a new threat: VPNFilter. VPNFilter is a sophisticated modular malware system that targeted networking equipment, ultimately infecting at least 500,000 devices at its peak. Its activity was ultimately severely degraded due to coordinated… View Article
  • They’re Drinking Your Milkshake: CTA’s Joint Analysis on Illicit Cryptocurrency Mining

    In April, we blogged about CTA’s role in disrupting malicious cyber activity. We introduced the idea of routinely bringing our members together to develop Joint Analysis reports on specific threats and campaign activity, the same way our early members came together to report on the threat from Cryptowall Version 3 in 2015. Our goal with… View Article