IP Address: 180.97.220.5Previously Malicious

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IP Address:
180.97.220.5​
Previously Malicious

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

Threat Information

Role

Attacker, Scanner

Services Targeted

MSSQL

Tags

Create MsSql Table User Added to Group Successful MSSQL Login Listening Access Suspicious Domain Service Stop CMD Execute MsSql Shell Command Outgoing Connection MSSQL Brute Force Create MsSql Procedure Download and Execute User Password Changed Scheduled Task Creation User Created Persistency - Logon Drop MsSql Table Service Configuration File Operation By CMD MSSQL Persistency - Image Hijack Persistency - Mime Filter

Associated Attack Servers

xa.vollar.ga c.vollar.ga iphoster.net 2000019.ip138.com ocsp2.globalsign.com ocsp.globalsign.com s.vollar.ga map.baidu.com r.pengyou.com d.nxxxn.ga www.baidu.com googleusercontent.com ctldl.windowsupdate.com 185.172.66.203 o.vollar.ga

145.239.23.7 185.172.66.203 156.238.2.78 104.196.132.23

Basic Information

IP Address

180.97.220.5

Domain

-

ISP

China Telecom jiangsu

Country

China

WHOIS

Created Date

-

Updated Date

-

Organization

-

First seen in Guardicore Centra

2019-09-27

Last seen in Guardicore Centra

2019-11-24

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: admin / ******* - Authentication policy: White List (Part of a Brute Force Attempt)

Successful MSSQL Login MSSQL Brute Force

A user logged in using MSSQL with the following credentials: admin / ******* - Authentication policy: Previously Approved User (Part of a Brute Force Attempt) 10 times

Successful MSSQL Login MSSQL Brute Force

MSSQL executed 76 shell commands

Execute MsSql Shell Command

MSSQL procedures were created: sp_addextendedproc and sp_dropextendedproc

Create MsSql Procedure

c:\program files\microsoft sql server\mssql11.sqlexpress\mssql\binn\sqlservr.exe set the command line taskkill.exe to run using Persistency - Image Hijack 25 times

Persistency - Image Hijack Persistency - Logon

Password for user Guest was changed to: ********* 3 times

User Password Changed

User Guest was added to groups: Administrators

User Added to Group

User IUER_SERVER was created with the password ********* and added to groups: Administrators 4 times

User Created User Added to Group

c:\program files\microsoft sql server\mssql11.sqlexpress\mssql\binn\sqlservr.exe set the command line C:\ProgramData\SQLAGENTVDC.exe to run using Persistency - Logon

Persistency - Image Hijack Persistency - Logon

Service CryptSvc was stopped

Service Stop

c:\windows\system32\regsvr32.exe installed a Persistency - Mime Filter backdoor by modifying Windows Registry 35 times

Persistency - Mime Filter

MSSQL tables were dropped: #A0F45823 and #A2DCA095

Drop MsSql Table

MSSQL tables were created: #temp_jobs_to_delete________________________________________________________________________________________________000000000002

Create MsSql Table

Process c:\windows\system32\ftp.exe generated outgoing network traffic to: 145.239.23.7:21 3 times

Outgoing Connection

Process c:\windows\system32\ftp.exe attempted to access suspicious domains: iphoster.net 3 times

Access Suspicious Domain Outgoing Connection

Process c:\windows\system32\ftp.exe started listening on ports: 49159

Listening

Process c:\windows\system32\ftp.exe started listening on ports: 49161

Listening

Process c:\windows\system32\ftp.exe started listening on ports: 49164

Listening

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

The file C:\ProgramData\SQLAGENTVDC.exe was downloaded and executed

Download and Execute

Connection was closed due to timeout

Associated Files

C:\ProgramData\SQLAGENTVDB.exe

SHA256: 1335bfb876a8e9bcb1b1b6a0fa350093dd919da32761b36b2b9736e4bbba70c0

108032 bytes

C:\ProgramData\SQLAGENTIDB.exe

SHA256: acbc17ee1ad1eb73d6a1192be88e14fc77156c19244428c0d6930196b8f6c347

108032 bytes

C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\SQLSerasi.exe

SHA256: fbd942eecd9361191ab44d0c571ca5306629e2523cd133c5bfd170d88e8c3b97

41278896 bytes

C:\ProgramData\SQLAGENTVDC.exe

SHA256: bd24bbcdde84d231d5b7124fc1289385c6a70af4dbc611ccccf69c1891b7ff1a

101376 bytes

C:\Windows\System32\SQLAGENTIDC.exe

SHA256: 0eb100394cf05b840d1c0ae9fbfeb8b5208a3343f88e66f548a16cfe562850b3

101376 bytes

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IP Address: 180.97.220.5​Previously Malicious