IP Address: 187.178.68.117Malicious

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IP Address:
187.178.68.117​
Malicious

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

Threat Information

Role

Attacker, Scanner

Services Targeted

SMB

Tags

SMB Null Session Login Listening Access Suspicious Domain User Added to Group DNS Query PowerShell Outgoing Connection File Operation By CMD MS17-010 Service Start IDS - A Network Trojan was detected User Created Service Configuration SMB Known Malware Download and Execute Service Creation IDS - Attempted Administrator Privilege Gain Scheduled Task Creation CMD

Associated Attack Servers

triangleww.com pool.minexmr.com

223.25.247.240 74.222.14.94 173.247.239.186 139.5.177.10

Basic Information

IP Address

187.178.68.117

Domain

-

ISP

Axtel

Country

Mexico

WHOIS

Created Date

-

Updated Date

-

Organization

-

First seen in Guardicore Centra

2018-06-03

Last seen in Guardicore Centra

2020-08-01

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

IDS detected A Network Trojan was detected : ETERNALBLUE Probe Vulnerable System Response MS17-010

IDS - A Network Trojan was detected

IDS detected Attempted Administrator Privilege Gain : Windows SMB remote code execution attempt

IDS - Attempted Administrator Privilege Gain

The machine was exploited using the ms17-010 vulnerability

PowerShell session started by c:\windows\system32\windowspowershell\v1.0\powershell.exe 2 times

Process c:\windows\system32\windowspowershell\v1.0\powershell.exe generated outgoing network traffic to: 74.222.14.94:80

Outgoing Connection

User admin$ was created with the password ************* and added to groups: Administrators

User Added to Group User Created

Process c:\windows\system32\windowspowershell\v1.0\powershell.exe generated outgoing network traffic to: 139.5.177.10:80, 173.247.239.186:80 and 74.222.14.94:80

Outgoing Connection

The file C:\Windows\System32\ok.exe was downloaded and executed

Download and Execute

The file C:\Windows\System32\upsupx.exe was downloaded and executed

Download and Execute

Process c:\windows\system32\upsupx.exe started listening on ports: 32831

Listening

Process c:\windows\system32\u.exe generated outgoing network traffic to: 223.25.247.240:80

Outgoing Connection

Process c:\windows\system32\u.exe attempted to access suspicious domains: triangleww.com

Access Suspicious Domain Outgoing Connection

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

Download and Execute

Process c:\windows\inf\lsmm.exe started listening on ports: 32832

Listening

Process c:\windows\inf\lsmm.exe attempted to access domains: pool.minexmr.com

DNS Query

The file C:\Windows\SysWOW64\drivers\64.exe was downloaded and executed

Download and Execute

The file C:\Windows\System\msinfo.exe was downloaded and executed 2 times

Download and Execute

The file C:\Windows\SysWOW64\wpcap.dll was downloaded and loaded by c:\windows\system\msinfo.exe

Download and Execute

The file C:\Windows\SysWOW64\npptools.dll was downloaded and loaded by c:\windows\system\msinfo.exe

Download and Execute

The command line c:\windows\system\my1.bat was scheduled to run by modifying C:\Windows\Tasks\my1.job

The command line c:\windows\system\my1.bat was scheduled to run by modifying C:\Windows\System32\Tasks\my1

c:\windows\system32\services.exe installed and started c:\windows\system\msinfo.exe as a service named xWinWpdSrv under service group None

Service Creation Service Start

Connection was closed due to user inactivity

Associated Files

C:\Windows\System32\ok.exe

SHA256: a3bb132ab1ba3e706b90d6fb514504105f174c4e444e87be7bce1995f798044d

2241024 bytes

C:\Windows\Inf\lsmm.exe

SHA256: 8246293a368a1da86aba696bea93460705ca4c40aa4c75dde909b8d9dff5efcb

1270272 bytes

C:\Windows\SysWOW64\wpcap.dll

SHA256: b967e4dce952f9232592e4c1753516081438702a53424005642700522055dbc9

282360 bytes

C:\Windows\SysWOW64\npptools.dll

SHA256: 366b77df76729d08687051c1ec4b718ba1d650bca5b16eb15ec5c11570d6ff16

48128 bytes

C:\Windows\System\msinfo.exe

SHA256: 7ec433dd0454553b09f11c39944e251e3ee32e4981f52f02adc3011eb0ce6537

4887552 bytes

C:\Windows\Temp\conhost.exe

SHA256: 790c213e1227adefd2d564217de86ac9fe660946e1240b5415c55770a951abfd

221184 bytes

C:\Windows\Temp\v.exe

SHA256: fea935d2d0fb1abadb900f009b4c40bb8a91fd9e25cc76ed4f9dae08960566d5

662528 bytes

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IP Address: 187.178.68.117​Malicious