IP Address: 218.66.109.89Previously Malicious

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IP Address:
218.66.109.89​
Previously Malicious

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

Threat Information

Role

Attacker

Services Targeted

MSSQL

Tags

DNS Query Successful Login Service Start Create MsSql Procedure Driver Creation Drop MsSql Table Service Creation Outgoing Connection Brute Force Download File MSSQL Brute Force Access Suspicious Domain Malicious File Windows Driver Operation HTTP Driver Start Successful MSSQL Login IDS - Attempted User Privilege Gain Download and Execute Service Stop

Connect Back Servers

js.1226bye.pw apps.identrust.com worldsender.info ctldl.windowsupdate.com ip.seeip.org

223.25.247.240

Basic Information

IP Address

218.66.109.89

Domain

-

ISP

China Telecom

Country

China

WHOIS

Created Date

-

Updated Date

-

Organization

-

First seen in Guardicore Centra

2019-01-15

Last seen in Guardicore Centra

2019-01-15

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 (Part of a Brute Force Attempt)

Successful MSSQL Login MSSQL Brute Force

MSSQL procedures were created: sp_addextendedproc

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

C:\Windows\System32\wbem\123.bat was identified as malicious by YARA according to rules: Suspicious Strings

Malicious File

MSSQL tables were dropped: #A3D0D5ED and #A1E88D7B

Drop MsSql Table

C:\Windows\System32\PerfStringse.ini was identified as malicious by YARA according to rules: Suspicious Strings

Malicious File

IDS detected Attempted User Privilege Gain : sp_start_job - program execution

IDS - Attempted User Privilege Gain

Process c:\windows\system\cab.exe generated outgoing network traffic to: 223.25.247.240:80

Outgoing Connection

Process c:\windows\system\cab.exe attempted to access suspicious domains: worldsender.info

Outgoing Connection Access Suspicious Domain

C:\Windows\System32\config\systemprofile\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\INetCache\IE\ups[1].rar was identified as malicious by YARA according to rules: Rat Ratdecoders, Packer, Peid, Antidebug Antivm and Packer Compiler Signatures

Malicious File

c:\windows\temp\v.exe was identified as malicious by YARA according to rules: Peid and Packer Compiler Signatures

Malicious File

C:\Windows\System32\config\systemprofile\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\INetCache\IE\v1[1].rar was identified as malicious by YARA according to rules: Peid and Packer Compiler Signatures

Malicious File

C:\Windows\SysWOW64\01.dat was identified as malicious by YARA according to rules: Maldoc Somerules, Crypto Signatures and Suspicious Strings

Malicious File

C:\Windows\SysWOW64\02.dat was identified as malicious by YARA according to rules: Crypto Signatures

Malicious File

C:\Windows\SysWOW64\wpcap.dll was identified as malicious by YARA according to rules: Packer Compiler Signatures, Antidebug Antivm and Suspicious Strings

Malicious File

C:\Windows\SysWOW64\packet.dll was identified as malicious by YARA according to rules: Packer Compiler Signatures, Antidebug Antivm and Suspicious Strings

Malicious File

C:\Windows\SysWOW64\npptools.dll was identified as malicious by YARA according to rules: Packer Compiler Signatures, Peid, Antidebug Antivm and Suspicious Strings

Malicious File

C:\Windows\System32\drivers\npf.sys was identified as malicious by YARA according to rules: Packer Compiler Signatures, Antidebug Antivm and Suspicious Strings

Malicious File

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\System\upslist.txt was identified as malicious by YARA according to rules: Malw Yayih

Malicious File

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

Service Start Service Creation

Process c:\windows\system32\regsvr32.exe attempted to access suspicious domains: js.1226bye.pw

DNS Query Access Suspicious Domain

Service netprofm was stopped

Service Stop

Process c:\windows\system\msinfo.exe attempted to access suspicious domains: ip.seeip.org

DNS Query Access Suspicious Domain

Process c:\windows\system\msinfo.exe attempted to access domains: apps.identrust.com and ctldl.windowsupdate.com

DNS Query

csrs.exe was downloaded

Download File

The file C:\Windows\System32\drivers\npf.sys was downloaded and loaded by system

Download and Execute

c:\windows\system32\services.exe installed and started system32\drivers\npf.sys as a service named NPF under service group None

Driver Start Service Creation

Connection was closed due to user inactivity

Associated Files

C:\Windows\SysWOW64\wpcap.dll

SHA256: b967e4dce952f9232592e4c1753516081438702a53424005642700522055dbc9

282,360 bytes

C:\Windows\System32\drivers\npf.sys

SHA256: 4bfaa99393f635cd05d91a64de73edb5639412c129e049f0fe34f88517a10fc6

36,600 bytes

C:\Windows\SysWOW64\npptools.dll

SHA256: 366b77df76729d08687051c1ec4b718ba1d650bca5b16eb15ec5c11570d6ff16

48,128 bytes

C:\Windows\System\msinfo.exe

SHA256: 7ec433dd0454553b09f11c39944e251e3ee32e4981f52f02adc3011eb0ce6537

4,887,552 bytes

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IP Address: 218.66.109.89​Previously Malicious