IP Address: 222.252.17.180Previously Malicious

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IP Address:
222.252.17.180​
Previously Malicious

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

Threat Information

Role

Attacker, Scanner

Services Targeted

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Tags

MSSQL Brute Force SMB Share Connect Service Creation User Created Successful SMB Login IDS - Attempted User Privilege Gain Download and Execute SMB CMD Successful MSSQL Login Download File Service Stop File Operation By CMD User Added to Group Service Deletion MSSQL Service Start Execute MsSql Shell Command

Associated Attack Servers

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Basic Information

IP Address

222.252.17.180

Domain

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ISP

Vietnam Posts And Telecommunications Group

Country

Viet Nam

WHOIS

Created Date

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Updated Date

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Organization

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First seen in Guardicore Centra

2019-08-11

Last seen in Guardicore Centra

2020-01-13

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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 (Part of a Brute Force Attempt)

MSSQL Brute Force Successful MSSQL Login

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

MSSQL Brute Force 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 Successful SMB Login User Added to Group

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

Successful SMB Login

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

Download and Execute

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

Service Start Service Creation

C:\Windows\Temp\svchost.exe was downloaded

Download File

C:\Windows\temp\tmp.vbs was downloaded

Download File

Service pYxn was stopped

Service Stop

Connection was closed due to timeout

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IP Address: 222.252.17.180​Previously Malicious