IP Address: 120.204.194.170Previously Malicious

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IP Address:
120.204.194.170​
Previously Malicious

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

Threat Information

Role

Attacker, Scanner

Services Targeted

MSSQL

Tags

MSSQL MSSQL Brute Force DNS Query Access Suspicious Domain File Operation By CMD Execute MsSql Shell Command Persistency - Logon Create MsSql Procedure IDS - Attempted User Privilege Gain Drop MsSql Table MSSQL Null Session Login CMD Successful MSSQL Login

Associated Attack Servers

js.1226bye.pw down.1226bye.pw

Basic Information

IP Address

120.204.194.170

Domain

-

ISP

China Mobile Guangdong

Country

China

WHOIS

Created Date

-

Updated Date

-

Organization

-

First seen in Guardicore Centra

2019-10-09

Last seen in Guardicore Centra

2019-12-03

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_addextendedproc , sp_addlogin , sp_addsrvrolemember , sp_droplogin and sp_password

Create MsSql Procedure

IDS detected Attempted User Privilege Gain : sp_password - password change

IDS - Attempted User Privilege Gain

IDS detected Attempted User Privilege Gain : xp_reg* - registry access

IDS - Attempted User Privilege Gain

IDS detected Attempted User Privilege Gain : xp_cmdshell - program execution

IDS - Attempted User Privilege Gain

IDS detected Attempted User Privilege Gain : SQL sp_configure - configuration change

IDS - Attempted User Privilege Gain

MSSQL tables were dropped: #A1E8A56F and #A3D0EDE1

Drop MsSql Table

IDS detected Attempted User Privilege Gain : sp_start_job - program execution

IDS - Attempted User Privilege Gain

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

Access Suspicious Domain DNS Query

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

Access Suspicious Domain DNS Query

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

IDS detected Attempted User Privilege Gain : MS-SQL SQL Injection closing string plus line comment

IDS - Attempted User Privilege Gain

Connection was closed due to timeout

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IP Address: 120.204.194.170​Previously Malicious