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win.badnews (Back to overview)

BadNews

Actor(s): Dropping Elephant


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References
2022-01-07MalwarebytesThreat Intelligence Team
@online{team:20220107:patchwork:84dabfb, author = {Threat Intelligence Team}, title = {{Patchwork APT caught in its own web}}, date = {2022-01-07}, organization = {Malwarebytes}, url = {https://blog.malwarebytes.com/threat-intelligence/2022/01/patchwork-apt-caught-in-its-own-web/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-01-25} } Patchwork APT caught in its own web
BadNews
2021-04-27KasperskyGReAT
@online{great:20210427:trends:e1c92a3, author = {GReAT}, title = {{APT trends report Q1 2021}}, date = {2021-04-27}, organization = {Kaspersky}, url = {https://securelist.com/apt-trends-report-q1-2021/101967/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-04-29} } APT trends report Q1 2021
PAS Artra Downloader BadNews Bozok DILLJUICE Kazuar Quasar RAT SodaMaster
2020-03-04CrowdStrikeCrowdStrike
@techreport{crowdstrike:20200304:2020:818c85f, author = {CrowdStrike}, title = {{2020 CrowdStrike Global Threat Report}}, date = {2020-03-04}, institution = {CrowdStrike}, url = {https://go.crowdstrike.com/rs/281-OBQ-266/images/Report2020CrowdStrikeGlobalThreatReport.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-07-24} } 2020 CrowdStrike Global Threat Report
MESSAGETAP More_eggs 8.t Dropper Anchor BabyShark BadNews Clop Cobalt Strike CobInt Cobra Carbon System Cutwail DanaBot Dharma DoppelDridex DoppelPaymer Dridex Emotet FlawedAmmyy FriedEx Gandcrab Get2 IcedID ISFB KerrDown LightNeuron LockerGoga Maze MECHANICAL Necurs Nokki Outlook Backdoor Phobos Predator The Thief QakBot REvil RobinHood Ryuk SDBbot Skipper SmokeLoader TerraRecon TerraStealer TerraTV TinyLoader TrickBot Vidar Winnti ANTHROPOID SPIDER APT31 APT39 BlackTech BuhTrap Charming Kitten CLOCKWORK SPIDER DOPPEL SPIDER FIN7 Gamaredon Group Leviathan MONTY SPIDER Mustang Panda NARWHAL SPIDER NOCTURNAL SPIDER PINCHY SPIDER Pirate Panda SALTY SPIDER SCULLY SPIDER SMOKY SPIDER Thrip VENOM SPIDER VICEROY TIGER
2019-10-22Lab52Jagaimo Kawaii
@online{kawaii:20191022:new:0d66066, author = {Jagaimo Kawaii}, title = {{New PatchWork Spearphishing Attack}}, date = {2019-10-22}, organization = {Lab52}, url = {https://lab52.io/blog/new-patchwork-campaign-against-pakistan/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-01-13} } New PatchWork Spearphishing Attack
BadNews
2019-10-02Virus BulletinDaniel Lunghi, Jaromír Hořejší
@techreport{lunghi:20191002:abusing:3c9a1b7, author = {Daniel Lunghi and Jaromír Hořejší}, title = {{Abusing third-party cloud services in targeted attacks}}, date = {2019-10-02}, institution = {Virus Bulletin}, url = {https://www.virusbulletin.com/uploads/pdf/conference_slides/2019/VB2019-LunghiHorejsi.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-01-13} } Abusing third-party cloud services in targeted attacks
BadNews SLUB
2019-08-26QianxinRed Raindrop Team
@online{team:20190826:aptc09:a228795, author = {Red Raindrop Team}, title = {{APT-C-09 Reappeared as Conflict Intensified Between India and Pakistan}}, date = {2019-08-26}, organization = {Qianxin}, url = {https://ti.qianxin.com/blog/articles/apt-c-09-reappeared-as-conflict-intensified-between-india-and-pakistan/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-01-07} } APT-C-09 Reappeared as Conflict Intensified Between India and Pakistan
BadNews
2018-10-09Trend MicroDaniel Lunghi, Jaromír Hořejší, Cedric Pernet
@techreport{lunghi:20181009:untangling:348f703, author = {Daniel Lunghi and Jaromír Hořejší and Cedric Pernet}, title = {{Untangling the Patchwork Espionage Group}}, date = {2018-10-09}, institution = {Trend Micro}, url = {https://documents.trendmicro.com/assets/tech-brief-untangling-the-patchwork-cyberespionage-group.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-01-06} } Untangling the Patchwork Espionage Group
BadNews SocksBot Dropping Elephant
2018-03-07Palo Alto Networks Unit 42Brandon Levene, Josh Grunzweig, Brittany Ash
@online{levene:20180307:patchwork:8973699, author = {Brandon Levene and Josh Grunzweig and Brittany Ash}, title = {{Patchwork Continues to Deliver BADNEWS to the Indian Subcontinent}}, date = {2018-03-07}, organization = {Palo Alto Networks Unit 42}, url = {https://researchcenter.paloaltonetworks.com/2018/03/unit42-patchwork-continues-deliver-badnews-indian-subcontinent/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2019-12-20} } Patchwork Continues to Deliver BADNEWS to the Indian Subcontinent
BadNews
2017-04-05FortninetJasper Manuel, Artem Semenchenko
@online{manuel:20170405:indepth:8481b41, author = {Jasper Manuel and Artem Semenchenko}, title = {{In-Depth Look at New Variant of MONSOON APT Backdoor, Part 2}}, date = {2017-04-05}, organization = {Fortninet}, url = {http://blog.fortinet.com/2017/04/05/in-depth-look-at-new-variant-of-monsoon-apt-backdoor-part-2}, language = {English}, urldate = {2019-10-13} } In-Depth Look at New Variant of MONSOON APT Backdoor, Part 2
BadNews
2017-04-05FortinetJasper Manuel, Artem Semenchenko
@online{manuel:20170405:indepth:f5fe3b5, author = {Jasper Manuel and Artem Semenchenko}, title = {{In-Depth Look at New Variant of MONSOON APT Backdoor, Part 1}}, date = {2017-04-05}, organization = {Fortinet}, url = {http://blog.fortinet.com/2017/04/05/in-depth-look-at-new-variant-of-monsoon-apt-backdoor-part-1}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-01-06} } In-Depth Look at New Variant of MONSOON APT Backdoor, Part 1
BadNews
2016-08-08ForcepointAndy Settle, Nicholas Griffin, Abel Toro
@techreport{settle:20160808:monsoon:c4f71cc, author = {Andy Settle and Nicholas Griffin and Abel Toro}, title = {{MONSOON – ANALYSIS OF AN APT CAMPAIGN}}, date = {2016-08-08}, institution = {Forcepoint}, url = {https://www.forcepoint.com/sites/default/files/resources/files/forcepoint-security-labs-monsoon-analysis-report.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-01-07} } MONSOON – ANALYSIS OF AN APT CAMPAIGN
BadNews TinyTyphon Dropping Elephant
2016-08-08ForcepointNicholas Griffin
@online{griffin:20160808:monsoon:ac7eb5b, author = {Nicholas Griffin}, title = {{MONSOON - Analysis Of An APT Campaign}}, date = {2016-08-08}, organization = {Forcepoint}, url = {https://www.forcepoint.com/blog/x-labs/monsoon-analysis-apt-campaign}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-04-06} } MONSOON - Analysis Of An APT Campaign
BadNews TinyTyphon Dropping Elephant
Yara Rules
[TLP:WHITE] win_badnews_auto (20220411 | Detects win.badnews.)
rule win_badnews_auto {

    meta:
        author = "Felix Bilstein - yara-signator at cocacoding dot com"
        date = "2022-04-08"
        version = "1"
        description = "Detects win.badnews."
        info = "autogenerated rule brought to you by yara-signator"
        tool = "yara-signator v0.6.0"
        signator_config = "callsandjumps;datarefs;binvalue"
        malpedia_reference = "https://malpedia.caad.fkie.fraunhofer.de/details/win.badnews"
        malpedia_rule_date = "20220405"
        malpedia_hash = "ecd38294bd47d5589be5cd5490dc8bb4804afc2a"
        malpedia_version = "20220411"
        malpedia_license = "CC BY-SA 4.0"
        malpedia_sharing = "TLP:WHITE"

    /* DISCLAIMER
     * The strings used in this rule have been automatically selected from the
     * disassembly of memory dumps and unpacked files, using YARA-Signator.
     * The code and documentation is published here:
     * https://github.com/fxb-cocacoding/yara-signator
     * As Malpedia is used as data source, please note that for a given
     * number of families, only single samples are documented.
     * This likely impacts the degree of generalization these rules will offer.
     * Take the described generation method also into consideration when you
     * apply the rules in your use cases and assign them confidence levels.
     */


    strings:
        $sequence_0 = { ff15???????? 50 e8???????? 83c404 68???????? 6804010000 ff15???????? }
            // n = 7, score = 1000
            //   ff15????????         |                     
            //   50                   | push                eax
            //   e8????????           |                     
            //   83c404               | add                 esp, 4
            //   68????????           |                     
            //   6804010000           | push                0x104
            //   ff15????????         |                     

        $sequence_1 = { c705????????33322e64 66c705????????6c6c c605????????00 ff15???????? }
            // n = 4, score = 900
            //   c705????????33322e64     |     
            //   66c705????????6c6c     |     
            //   c605????????00       |                     
            //   ff15????????         |                     

        $sequence_2 = { 8945fc 53 56 57 8d8534ffffff }
            // n = 5, score = 900
            //   8945fc               | mov                 dword ptr [ebp - 4], eax
            //   53                   | push                ebx
            //   56                   | push                esi
            //   57                   | push                edi
            //   8d8534ffffff         | lea                 eax, dword ptr [ebp - 0xcc]

        $sequence_3 = { 55 8bec 8b450c 3d01020000 }
            // n = 4, score = 900
            //   55                   | push                ebp
            //   8bec                 | mov                 ebp, esp
            //   8b450c               | mov                 eax, dword ptr [ebp + 0xc]
            //   3d01020000           | cmp                 eax, 0x201

        $sequence_4 = { c78534ffffff47657457 c78538ffffff696e646f c7853cffffff77546578 66c78540ffffff7457 }
            // n = 4, score = 900
            //   c78534ffffff47657457     | mov    dword ptr [ebp - 0xcc], 0x57746547
            //   c78538ffffff696e646f     | mov    dword ptr [ebp - 0xc8], 0x6f646e69
            //   c7853cffffff77546578     | mov    dword ptr [ebp - 0xc4], 0x78655477
            //   66c78540ffffff7457     | mov    word ptr [ebp - 0xc0], 0x5774

        $sequence_5 = { eb02 33c9 c0e004 02c1 3423 c0c003 }
            // n = 6, score = 900
            //   eb02                 | jmp                 4
            //   33c9                 | xor                 ecx, ecx
            //   c0e004               | shl                 al, 4
            //   02c1                 | add                 al, cl
            //   3423                 | xor                 al, 0x23
            //   c0c003               | rol                 al, 3

        $sequence_6 = { 6a00 d1f9 68???????? 03c9 }
            // n = 4, score = 800
            //   6a00                 | push                0
            //   d1f9                 | sar                 ecx, 1
            //   68????????           |                     
            //   03c9                 | add                 ecx, ecx

        $sequence_7 = { 68???????? 6a1a 68???????? 57 }
            // n = 4, score = 800
            //   68????????           |                     
            //   6a1a                 | push                0x1a
            //   68????????           |                     
            //   57                   | push                edi

        $sequence_8 = { ffd3 85c0 7403 83c608 8a06 }
            // n = 5, score = 700
            //   ffd3                 | call                ebx
            //   85c0                 | test                eax, eax
            //   7403                 | je                  5
            //   83c608               | add                 esi, 8
            //   8a06                 | mov                 al, byte ptr [esi]

        $sequence_9 = { 57 6a00 6880000000 6a04 6a00 6a01 6a04 }
            // n = 7, score = 700
            //   57                   | push                edi
            //   6a00                 | push                0
            //   6880000000           | push                0x80
            //   6a04                 | push                4
            //   6a00                 | push                0
            //   6a01                 | push                1
            //   6a04                 | push                4

        $sequence_10 = { ff15???????? 85c0 7405 83c004 eb02 }
            // n = 5, score = 700
            //   ff15????????         |                     
            //   85c0                 | test                eax, eax
            //   7405                 | je                  7
            //   83c004               | add                 eax, 4
            //   eb02                 | jmp                 4

        $sequence_11 = { 8bf0 56 ff15???????? 50 6a40 }
            // n = 5, score = 700
            //   8bf0                 | mov                 esi, eax
            //   56                   | push                esi
            //   ff15????????         |                     
            //   50                   | push                eax
            //   6a40                 | push                0x40

        $sequence_12 = { 68???????? ff15???????? b8???????? 83c424 8d5002 668b08 83c002 }
            // n = 7, score = 500
            //   68????????           |                     
            //   ff15????????         |                     
            //   b8????????           |                     
            //   83c424               | add                 esp, 0x24
            //   8d5002               | lea                 edx, dword ptr [eax + 2]
            //   668b08               | mov                 cx, word ptr [eax]
            //   83c002               | add                 eax, 2

        $sequence_13 = { 8b8d24e5ffff 8b0485d0a70110 f644010480 0f8432030000 e8???????? 33c9 8b406c }
            // n = 7, score = 100
            //   8b8d24e5ffff         | mov                 ecx, dword ptr [ebp - 0x1adc]
            //   8b0485d0a70110       | mov                 eax, dword ptr [eax*4 + 0x1001a7d0]
            //   f644010480           | test                byte ptr [ecx + eax + 4], 0x80
            //   0f8432030000         | je                  0x338
            //   e8????????           |                     
            //   33c9                 | xor                 ecx, ecx
            //   8b406c               | mov                 eax, dword ptr [eax + 0x6c]

        $sequence_14 = { 50 53 8d85f4ebffff 50 8b8528e5ffff 8b0485d0a70110 }
            // n = 6, score = 100
            //   50                   | push                eax
            //   53                   | push                ebx
            //   8d85f4ebffff         | lea                 eax, dword ptr [ebp - 0x140c]
            //   50                   | push                eax
            //   8b8528e5ffff         | mov                 eax, dword ptr [ebp - 0x1ad8]
            //   8b0485d0a70110       | mov                 eax, dword ptr [eax*4 + 0x1001a7d0]

        $sequence_15 = { c0e107 8b1485d0a70110 8a443224 247f 0ac8 884c3224 }
            // n = 6, score = 100
            //   c0e107               | shl                 cl, 7
            //   8b1485d0a70110       | mov                 edx, dword ptr [eax*4 + 0x1001a7d0]
            //   8a443224             | mov                 al, byte ptr [edx + esi + 0x24]
            //   247f                 | and                 al, 0x7f
            //   0ac8                 | or                  cl, al
            //   884c3224             | mov                 byte ptr [edx + esi + 0x24], cl

        $sequence_16 = { ff15???????? 8986309f0110 83c604 83fe28 72e6 }
            // n = 5, score = 100
            //   ff15????????         |                     
            //   8986309f0110         | mov                 dword ptr [esi + 0x10019f30], eax
            //   83c604               | add                 esi, 4
            //   83fe28               | cmp                 esi, 0x28
            //   72e6                 | jb                  0xffffffe8

        $sequence_17 = { 8d4901 84c0 75f6 a1???????? 8d958cfeffff }
            // n = 5, score = 100
            //   8d4901               | lea                 ecx, dword ptr [ecx + 1]
            //   84c0                 | test                al, al
            //   75f6                 | jne                 0xfffffff8
            //   a1????????           |                     
            //   8d958cfeffff         | lea                 edx, dword ptr [ebp - 0x174]

        $sequence_18 = { 8bf7 2b349dd0a70110 c1fe06 8bc3 c1e005 }
            // n = 5, score = 100
            //   8bf7                 | mov                 esi, edi
            //   2b349dd0a70110       | sub                 esi, dword ptr [ebx*4 + 0x1001a7d0]
            //   c1fe06               | sar                 esi, 6
            //   8bc3                 | mov                 eax, ebx
            //   c1e005               | shl                 eax, 5

        $sequence_19 = { 56 e8???????? 83c40c 8934fd009e0110 eb07 56 }
            // n = 6, score = 100
            //   56                   | push                esi
            //   e8????????           |                     
            //   83c40c               | add                 esp, 0xc
            //   8934fd009e0110       | mov                 dword ptr [edi*8 + 0x10019e00], esi
            //   eb07                 | jmp                 9
            //   56                   | push                esi

        $sequence_20 = { 8945e0 8d8080980110 8945e4 803800 8bc8 7435 }
            // n = 6, score = 100
            //   8945e0               | mov                 dword ptr [ebp - 0x20], eax
            //   8d8080980110         | lea                 eax, dword ptr [eax + 0x10019880]
            //   8945e4               | mov                 dword ptr [ebp - 0x1c], eax
            //   803800               | cmp                 byte ptr [eax], 0
            //   8bc8                 | mov                 ecx, eax
            //   7435                 | je                  0x37

    condition:
        7 of them and filesize < 612352
}
[TLP:WHITE] win_badnews_w0   (20180301 | No description)
import "pe"

rule win_badnews_w0 {
    meta:
        author = "Florian Roth"
        reference = "http://blog.fortinet.com/2017/04/05/in-depth-look-at-new-variant-of-monsoon-apt-backdoor-part-2"
        malpedia_reference = "https://malpedia.caad.fkie.fraunhofer.de/details/win.badnews"
        malpedia_version = "20180301"
        malpedia_license = "CC BY-NC-SA 4.0"
        malpedia_sharing = "TLP:WHITE"
    strings:
        $x1 = "\\Microsoft\\Windows\\coco.exe" fullword ascii
        $x2 = ":\\System Volume Information\\config" fullword ascii
        $x3 = " cscript.[BACKSPA[PAGE DO[CAPS LO[PAGE UPTPX498.dTPX499.d" fullword wide

        $s1 = "\\Microsoft\\Templates\\msvcrt.dll" fullword ascii
        $s2 = "%04d/%02d/%02d %02d:%02d:%02d - {%s}" fullword wide
        $s3 = "wininet.dll    " fullword ascii
        $s4 = "DMCZ0001.dat" fullword ascii
        $s5 = "TZ0000001.dat" fullword ascii
        $s6 = "\\MUT.dat" fullword ascii
        $s7 = "ouemm/emm!!!!!!!!!!!!!" fullword ascii
    condition:
        ( 1 of ($x*) or 3 of them )
}
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