IP Address: 61.144.172.154Previously Malicious

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IP Address:
61.144.172.154​
Previously Malicious

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

Threat Information

Role

Attacker

Services Targeted

MSSQL

Tags

Service Start Access Suspicious Domain IDS - Attempted User Privilege Gain File Operation By CMD Create MsSql Procedure MSSQL Null Session Login Service Configuration Download and Execute Execute MsSql Shell Command Persistency - Logon MSSQL CMD Service Creation MSSQL Brute Force Malicious File Successful MSSQL Login DNS Query Listening Outgoing Connection Drop MsSql Table

Connect Back Servers

js.1226bye.pw gamesoxalic.com triangleww.com down.1226bye.pw

223.25.247.240 66.117.6.174

Basic Information

IP Address

61.144.172.154

Domain

-

ISP

China Telecom Guangdong

Country

China

WHOIS

Created Date

-

Updated Date

-

Organization

-

First seen in Guardicore Centra

2019-01-10

Last seen in Guardicore Centra

2019-01-10

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

Process c:\windows\system32\lsass.exe started listening on ports: 49158

Listening

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_password , sp_addsrvrolemember , sp_addextendedproc , sp_droplogin and sp_addlogin

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: #A3D0EDE1 and #A1E8A56F

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

C:\Windows\security\database\edbtmp.log was identified as malicious by YARA according to rules: Suspicious Strings

Malicious File

c:\windows\system\cab.exe was identified as malicious by YARA according to rules: Rat Ratdecoders, Packer, Peid, Antidebug Antivm and Packer Compiler Signatures

Malicious File

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: Peid and Packer Compiler Signatures

Malicious File

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

Malicious File

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: triangleww.com

Outgoing Connection Access Suspicious Domain

MSSQL executed 1 shell commands

Execute MsSql Shell Command

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

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:\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

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 file c:\windows\system\msinfo.exe was downloaded and executed

Download and Execute

Connection was closed due to user inactivity

Associated Files

C:\Windows\SysWOW64\npptools.dll

SHA256: 9183c06109cefaa91f2858728e490d17ba9a7b407ca25cc84159b9a0dd90a0d0

48128 bytes

C:\Windows\SysWOW64\wpcap.dll

SHA256: ab4eeb473e98fef56d1aeac189c4a0b0d411c1027d4055e9d3c7a6899d781afb

282360 bytes

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IP Address: 61.144.172.154​Previously Malicious