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Previously Malicious

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

Threat Information


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Services Targeted



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

Associated Attack Servers

www.cyg2016.xyz js.mys2016.info down.mys2016.info

Basic Information

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China Telecom Sichuan




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First seen in Guardicore Centra


Last seen in Guardicore Centra


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Attack Flow

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

MSSQL Brute Force Successful MSSQL Login

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

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_cmdshell - program execution

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 : SQL sp_configure - configuration change

IDS - Attempted User Privilege Gain

WMI methods were executed: Win32_LogicalFileSecuritySetting.Path="C:\\Progra~1\\Common~1\\System\\ado\\msado15.dll"::SetSecurityDescriptor , Win32_LogicalFileSecuritySetting.Path="vbscript.dll"::SetSecurityDescriptor , Win32_LogicalFileSecuritySetting.Path="shell32.dll"::SetSecurityDescriptor , Win32_LogicalFileSecuritySetting.Path="WSHom.Ocx"::SetSecurityDescriptor , Win32_LogicalFileSecuritySetting.Path="jscript.dll"::SetSecurityDescriptor , Win32_LogicalFileSecuritySetting.Path="regsvr32.exe"::SetSecurityDescriptor , Win32_LogicalFileSecuritySetting.Path="ftp.exe"::SetSecurityDescriptor , Win32_LogicalFileSecuritySetting.Path="cmd.exe"::SetSecurityDescriptor , Win32_LogicalFileSecuritySetting.Path="cacls.exe"::SetSecurityDescriptor , Win32_LogicalFileSecuritySetting.Path="scrrun.dll"::SetSecurityDescriptor and Win32_LogicalFileSecuritySetting.Path="rundll32.exe"::SetSecurityDescriptor

WMI Method

MSSQL tables were dropped: #A3D0E95C and #A1E8A0EA

Drop MsSql Table

IDS detected Attempted User Privilege Gain : sp_start_job - program execution

IDS - Attempted User Privilege Gain

WMI persistence was detected. Consumers used: ActiveScriptEventConsumer

WMI Persistence

Process c:\windows\system32\ftp.exe attempted to access suspicious domains: down.mys2016.info

DNS Query Outgoing Connection Access Suspicious Domain

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

Outgoing Connection

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

Process c:\windows\system32\regsvr32.exe attempted to access suspicious domains: js.mys2016.info

DNS Query Access Suspicious Domain

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:​Previously Malicious