IP Address: 218.204.253.107Previously Malicious

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IP Address:
218.204.253.107​
Previously Malicious

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

Threat Information

Role

Attacker, Scanner

Services Targeted

MSSQL

Tags

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

Associated Attack Servers

ocsp2.globalsign.com ocsp.globalsign.com 113.240.239.69 map.baidu.com s.cvc.world secureserver.net www.baidu.com users.qzone.qq.com c.vivi.casa ctldl.windowsupdate.com m.gmcc.live o.mwwwm.icu 2019.ip138.com m.ieo.buzz

113.240.239.69 166.62.30.153

Basic Information

IP Address

218.204.253.107

Domain

-

ISP

China Mobile Guangdong

Country

China

WHOIS

Created Date

-

Updated Date

-

Organization

-

First seen in Guardicore Centra

2019-05-19

Last seen in Guardicore Centra

2019-05-30

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: sa / **** - Authentication policy: White List

Successful MSSQL Login

A user logged in using MSSQL with the following username: sa - Authentication policy: Previously Approved User 8 times

Successful MSSQL Login

A user logged in using MSSQL with the following credentials: sa / **** - Authentication policy: Previously Approved User 7 times

Successful MSSQL Login

MSSQL executed 148 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 50 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 3 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\SQLAGENTSCK.exe to run using Persistency - Logon 2 times

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 63 times

Persistency - Mime Filter

MSSQL tables were dropped: #A0F43CB7 and #A2DC8529

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: 166.62.30.153:21 6 times

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\SQLAGENTSCK.exe was scheduled to run by modifying C:\Windows\System32\Tasks\45645

Process c:\windows\system32\ftp.exe started listening on ports: 49166

Listening

Process c:\windows\system32\ftp.exe started listening on ports: 49168

Listening

Process c:\windows\system32\ftp.exe started listening on ports: 49170

Listening

Connection was closed due to timeout

Associated Files

C:\ProgramData\SQLAGENTSCK.exe

SHA256: d6f97797d5ec307ddc7608614626942074e1460d83daea105984e3a1bb02dd44

89088 bytes

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

SHA256: 457e8b4c167b4e6b9e07778a794992f5ef74d681a344f925f4b9203268a6b1a6

81916416 bytes

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

SHA256: 18e19848522724345d63146f9bb8c84c9876acb175123fcaac61802866658ca2

95801344 bytes

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IP Address: 218.204.253.107​Previously Malicious