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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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Palo Alto Networks

MENUPASS

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Fortinet

SILENCE GROUP

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Palo Alto Networks

EMISSARY PANDA

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Palo Alto Networks

MUDDY WATER

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Palo Alto Networks

SCARLET MIMIC

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Palo Alto Networks

INCEPTION

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Palo Alto Networks

WINDSHIFT

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Palo Alto Networks

SOFACY

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Palo Alto Networks

CHAFER

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Palo Alto Networks

GORGON GROUP

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Palo Alto Networks

COBALT GANG

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Palo Alto Networks

TH3BUG

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Palo Alto Networks

ROCKE GROUP

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Palo Alto Networks

COZYDUKE

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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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May 2019

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

Symantec
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Nov 2019

Buran Ransomware; the Evolution of VegaLocker

McAfee
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Nov 2019

C2 With It All: From Ransomware To Carding

Cisco
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Mar 2019

Cardinal RAT Sins Again, Targets Israeli Fin-Tech Firms

Palo Alto Networks
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Oct 2018

Chalubo botnet wants to DDoS from your server or IoT device

Sophos
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Oct 2019

Checkrain fake iOS jailbreak leads to click fraud

Cisco
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Dec 2018

Connecting the dots between recently active cryptominers

Cisco
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Dec 2019

Cosmic Banker campaign is still active revealing link with Banload malware

Scitum
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Oct 2018

CTA Adversary Playbook: Goblin Panda

Fortinet
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Jul 2019

CVE-2019-0888: Use-After-Free in Windows ActiveX Data Objects (ADO)

Sophos
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Jun 2019

DanaBot Demands a Ransom Payment

Check Point Software Technologies
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Jan 2019

DarkHydrus delivers new Trojan that can use Google Drive for C2 communications

Palo Alto Networks
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Dec 2018

Dear Joohn: The Sofacy Group’s Global Campaign

Palo Alto Networks
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Dec 2019

Discovering a new Agent Tesla malware sample

NTT Security
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Apr 2019

DNS Hijacking Abuses Trust In Core Internet Service

Cisco
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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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