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Adversary Playbooks are an attempt to capture the complete collection of tools, techniques, and procedures that adversaries use to achieve their goals, arrayed in a logical sequence using the Lockheed Martin Cyber Kill Chain. If the cybersecurity community and network defenders have access to these playbooks, they can make their defensive actions more effective and impose increased costs on our adversaries. The Cyber Threat Alliance (CTA) is committed to sharing actionable intelligence that can be used to create Adversary Playbooks. Since our cyber adversaries adapt very rapidly, CTA also automates the sharing and updating of this intelligence.

This page serves as a resource for the cybersecurity community with useful tools for creating Adversary Playbooks and links to the Playbooks created by our members. If you have any questions or feedback, please contact us at admin@cyberthreatalliance.org.

Use the search function to find playbooks by CTA member author, adversary group, or threat actor.

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CTA Adversary Playbook Principles

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MITRE's ATT&CK Framework

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Fortinet

Playbook Viewer

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Fortinet

GOBLIN PANDA

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Palo Alto Networks

OILRIG

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Palo Alto Networks

Playbook Viewer

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Palo Alto Networks

PICKAXE

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Palo Alto Networks

PATCHWORK

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Palo Alto Networks

DARKHYDRUS

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Palo Alto Networks

REAPER

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Palo Alto Networks

RANCOR

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Palo Alto Networks

TICK

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Palo Alto Networks

DRAGONOK

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Lockheed Martin's Cyber Kill Chain

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The Pragmatic Adversary

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CTA members routinely provide other members with access to and review of blogs and intelligence reports describing malicious cyber activity.  By sharing research on significant issues, CTA members leverage their data, analysis, and cybersecurity products to expose malicious activity, prevent additional harm, and mitigate any of the activity’s effects as early and as effectively as possible.  Since May 2018, CTA members have shared over 100 blogs and intelligence reports with each other.

Use the search function to search by CTA member company name or research title. Results can also be filtered by date of publication.

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Jan 2019

.Net RAT Malware Being Spread by MS Word Documents

Fortinet
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Sep 2019

‘Fleeceware’ apps overcharge users for basic app functionality

Sophos
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Dec 2018

‘Operation Sharpshooter’ Targets Global Defense, Critical Infrastructure

McAfee
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Jul 2019

‘Oto Gonderici’ Excel formula injections target Turkish victims

Sophos
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May 2019

“MegaCortex” ransomware wants to be The One

Sophos
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Jul 2019

A new Equation Editor exploit goes commercial, as maldoc attacks using it spike

Sophos
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Apr 2019

Aggah Campaign: Bit.ly, BlogSpot, and Pastebin Used for C2 in Large Scale Campaign

Palo Alto Networks
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Nov 2018

Analyzing OilRig’s Ops Tempo from Testing to Weaponization to Delivery

Palo Alto Networks
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May 2019

Attackers Increasingly Targeting Oracle WebLogic Server Vulnerability for XMRig and Ransomware

Palo Alto Networks
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Apr 2019

BabyShark Malware Part Two – Attacks Continue Using KimJongRAT and PCRat

Palo Alto Networks
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Jul 2019

BlueKeep PoC demonstrates risk of Remote Desktop exploit

Sophos
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Mar 2019

Born This Way? Origins of LockerGoga

Palo Alto Networks
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Mar 2019

Breakdown of a Targeted DanaBot Attack

Fortinet
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May 2019

Buckeye: Espionage Outfit Used Equation Group Tools Prior to Shadow Brokers Leak

Symantec
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Mar 2019

Cardinal RAT Sins Again, Targets Israeli Fin-Tech Firms

Palo Alto Networks
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2018 CMO Cybersecurity Survey Key Findings

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Aspen Cybersecurity Group: An Operational Collaboration Framework

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Building a National Cybersecurity Strategy: Voluntary, Flexible Frameworks

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Cybersecurity Framework

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Cybersecurity Framework References, FAQ, etc.

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Federal Funding Recs for R&D Relating to Improving Computer Code Security

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Information Sharing and Analysis Organizations

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May 2017 U.S. Government Cyber Executive Order

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Next Steps in Playbook Driven Cyber Security

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NIST Computer Security Incident Handling Guide

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