IP Address: 118.121.234.5Previously Malicious

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IP Address:
118.121.234.5​
Previously Malicious

This IP address attempted an attack on a machine protected by Guardicore Centra

Threat Information

Role

Attacker

Services Targeted

MSSQL

Tags

DNS Query Create MsSql Procedure Drop MsSql Table Outgoing Connection MSSQL Brute Force Access Suspicious Domain Brute Force Successful MSSQL Login Successful Login Persistency - Logon Execute MsSql Shell Command

Connect Back Servers

js.1226bye.pw down.1226bye.pw gamesoxalic.com

66.117.6.174

Basic Information

IP Address

118.121.234.5

Domain

-

ISP

China Telecom Sichuan

Country

China

WHOIS

Created Date

-

Updated Date

-

Organization

-

First seen in Guardicore Centra

2018-11-07

Last seen in Guardicore Centra

2019-01-14

What is Guardicore Centra
Guardicore Centra is a data center and cloud security solution that protects the organization's core assets, using flexible, quickly deployed and easy to understand micro-segmentation controls. Centra generates in-context security incidents, with details on attacker tools and techniques, that help IR teams prioritize incident investigation and reduce dwell time. Learn More

Attack Flow

A user logged in using MSSQL with the following credentials: sa / ****** - Authentication policy: White List (Part of a Brute Force Attempt)

Successful MSSQL Login MSSQL Brute Force

MSSQL procedures were created: sp_password , sp_addsrvrolemember , sp_addextendedproc , sp_droplogin and sp_addlogin

Create MsSql Procedure

MSSQL tables were dropped: #A3D0EDE1 and #A1E8A56F

Drop MsSql Table

c:\program files\microsoft sql server\mssql11.sqlexpress\mssql\binn\sqlservr.exe set the command line cmd /c start /min c:\windows\system32\wbem\123.bat to run using Persistency - Logon

Persistency - Logon

MSSQL executed 2 shell commands

Execute MsSql Shell Command

Process c:\windows\system32\ftp.exe attempted to access suspicious domains: down.1226bye.pw and gamesoxalic.com

Outgoing Connection Access Suspicious Domain DNS Query

Process c:\windows\system32\ftp.exe generated outgoing network traffic to: 66.117.6.174:21

Outgoing Connection

Process c:\windows\system32\regsvr32.exe attempted to access suspicious domains: js.1226bye.pw

DNS Query Access Suspicious Domain

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IP Address: 118.121.234.5​Previously Malicious