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win.badnews (Back to overview)

BadNews

Actor(s): Dropping Elephant


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References
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
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 (20211008 | Detects win.badnews.)
rule win_badnews_auto {

    meta:
        author = "Felix Bilstein - yara-signator at cocacoding dot com"
        date = "2021-10-07"
        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 = "20211007"
        malpedia_hash = "e5b790e0f888f252d49063a1251ca60ec2832535"
        malpedia_version = "20211008"
        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 = { 68???????? 6a1a 68???????? 57 }
            // n = 4, score = 700
            //   68????????           |                     
            //   6a1a                 | push                0x1a
            //   68????????           |                     
            //   57                   | push                edi

        $sequence_1 = { 50 e8???????? 83c404 68???????? 6804010000 ff15???????? }
            // n = 6, score = 700
            //   50                   | push                eax
            //   e8????????           |                     
            //   83c404               | add                 esp, 4
            //   68????????           |                     
            //   6804010000           | push                0x104
            //   ff15????????         |                     

        $sequence_2 = { eb02 33c9 c0e004 02c1 3423 }
            // n = 5, score = 700
            //   eb02                 | jmp                 4
            //   33c9                 | xor                 ecx, ecx
            //   c0e004               | shl                 al, 4
            //   02c1                 | add                 al, cl
            //   3423                 | xor                 al, 0x23

        $sequence_3 = { a1???????? 33c5 8945fc 53 56 57 8d8534ffffff }
            // n = 7, score = 600
            //   a1????????           |                     
            //   33c5                 | xor                 eax, ebp
            //   8945fc               | mov                 dword ptr [ebp - 4], eax
            //   53                   | push                ebx
            //   56                   | push                esi
            //   57                   | push                edi
            //   8d8534ffffff         | lea                 eax, dword ptr [ebp - 0xcc]

        $sequence_4 = { c745806e000000 ff15???????? 57 ff15???????? }
            // n = 4, score = 600
            //   c745806e000000       | mov                 dword ptr [ebp - 0x80], 0x6e
            //   ff15????????         |                     
            //   57                   | push                edi
            //   ff15????????         |                     

        $sequence_5 = { c705????????33322e64 66c705????????6c6c c605????????00 ff15???????? }
            // n = 4, score = 600
            //   c705????????33322e64     |     
            //   66c705????????6c6c     |     
            //   c605????????00       |                     
            //   ff15????????         |                     

        $sequence_6 = { 55 8bec 8b450c 3d01020000 }
            // n = 4, score = 600
            //   55                   | push                ebp
            //   8bec                 | mov                 ebp, esp
            //   8b450c               | mov                 eax, dword ptr [ebp + 0xc]
            //   3d01020000           | cmp                 eax, 0x201

        $sequence_7 = { 6a01 6a00 6a03 6a00 6a00 6a50 53 }
            // n = 7, score = 600
            //   6a01                 | push                1
            //   6a00                 | push                0
            //   6a03                 | push                3
            //   6a00                 | push                0
            //   6a00                 | push                0
            //   6a50                 | push                0x50
            //   53                   | push                ebx

        $sequence_8 = { 6a00 d1f9 68???????? 03c9 51 }
            // n = 5, score = 500
            //   6a00                 | push                0
            //   d1f9                 | sar                 ecx, 1
            //   68????????           |                     
            //   03c9                 | add                 ecx, ecx
            //   51                   | push                ecx

        $sequence_9 = { 57 6a00 6880000000 6a04 6a00 6a01 6a04 }
            // n = 7, score = 500
            //   57                   | push                edi
            //   6a00                 | push                0
            //   6880000000           | push                0x80
            //   6a04                 | push                4
            //   6a00                 | push                0
            //   6a01                 | push                1
            //   6a04                 | push                4

        $sequence_10 = { 56 ffd3 85c0 7403 83c608 8a06 }
            // n = 6, score = 500
            //   56                   | push                esi
            //   ffd3                 | call                ebx
            //   85c0                 | test                eax, eax
            //   7403                 | je                  5
            //   83c608               | add                 esi, 8
            //   8a06                 | mov                 al, byte ptr [esi]

        $sequence_11 = { 8bf0 56 ff15???????? 50 6a40 ff15???????? }
            // n = 6, score = 500
            //   8bf0                 | mov                 esi, eax
            //   56                   | push                esi
            //   ff15????????         |                     
            //   50                   | push                eax
            //   6a40                 | push                0x40
            //   ff15????????         |                     

        $sequence_12 = { ff15???????? 85c0 7405 83c004 }
            // n = 4, score = 500
            //   ff15????????         |                     
            //   85c0                 | test                eax, eax
            //   7405                 | je                  7
            //   83c004               | add                 eax, 4

        $sequence_13 = { c1f805 c1e606 8b0485d0a70110 80643004fd 8b45f8 8b55fc }
            // n = 6, score = 100
            //   c1f805               | sar                 eax, 5
            //   c1e606               | shl                 esi, 6
            //   8b0485d0a70110       | mov                 eax, dword ptr [eax*4 + 0x1001a7d0]
            //   80643004fd           | and                 byte ptr [eax + esi + 4], 0xfd
            //   8b45f8               | mov                 eax, dword ptr [ebp - 8]
            //   8b55fc               | mov                 edx, dword ptr [ebp - 4]

        $sequence_14 = { 57 e8???????? 83c404 85db 7428 }
            // n = 5, score = 100
            //   57                   | push                edi
            //   e8????????           |                     
            //   83c404               | add                 esp, 4
            //   85db                 | test                ebx, ebx
            //   7428                 | je                  0x2a

        $sequence_15 = { c645f40d 50 8b8528e5ffff 8b0485d0a70110 ff3401 }
            // n = 5, score = 100
            //   c645f40d             | mov                 byte ptr [ebp - 0xc], 0xd
            //   50                   | push                eax
            //   8b8528e5ffff         | mov                 eax, dword ptr [ebp - 0x1ad8]
            //   8b0485d0a70110       | mov                 eax, dword ptr [eax*4 + 0x1001a7d0]
            //   ff3401               | push                dword ptr [ecx + eax]

        $sequence_16 = { e8???????? 68???????? 8d45f0 c745f0402f0110 50 e8???????? cc }
            // n = 7, score = 100
            //   e8????????           |                     
            //   68????????           |                     
            //   8d45f0               | lea                 eax, dword ptr [ebp - 0x10]
            //   c745f0402f0110       | mov                 dword ptr [ebp - 0x10], 0x10012f40
            //   50                   | push                eax
            //   e8????????           |                     
            //   cc                   | int3                

        $sequence_17 = { 33c0 3b0cc530610110 740a 40 83f817 }
            // n = 5, score = 100
            //   33c0                 | xor                 eax, eax
            //   3b0cc530610110       | cmp                 ecx, dword ptr [eax*8 + 0x10016130]
            //   740a                 | je                  0xc
            //   40                   | inc                 eax
            //   83f817               | cmp                 eax, 0x17

        $sequence_18 = { 57 33ff 8bcf 8bc7 894de4 399870980110 0f84e8000000 }
            // n = 7, score = 100
            //   57                   | push                edi
            //   33ff                 | xor                 edi, edi
            //   8bcf                 | mov                 ecx, edi
            //   8bc7                 | mov                 eax, edi
            //   894de4               | mov                 dword ptr [ebp - 0x1c], ecx
            //   399870980110         | cmp                 dword ptr [eax + 0x10019870], ebx
            //   0f84e8000000         | je                  0xee

        $sequence_19 = { 8bca c1f905 83e21f c1e206 8b0c8dd0a70110 89040a }
            // n = 6, score = 100
            //   8bca                 | mov                 ecx, edx
            //   c1f905               | sar                 ecx, 5
            //   83e21f               | and                 edx, 0x1f
            //   c1e206               | shl                 edx, 6
            //   8b0c8dd0a70110       | mov                 ecx, dword ptr [ecx*4 + 0x1001a7d0]
            //   89040a               | mov                 dword ptr [edx + ecx], eax

        $sequence_20 = { 6a00 f3a4 50 ff15???????? 8b4dfc }
            // n = 5, score = 100
            //   6a00                 | push                0
            //   f3a4                 | rep movsb           byte ptr es:[edi], byte ptr [esi]
            //   50                   | push                eax
            //   ff15????????         |                     
            //   8b4dfc               | mov                 ecx, dword ptr [ebp - 4]

    condition:
        7 of them and filesize < 466944
}
[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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