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win.badnews (Back to overview)

BadNews

Actor(s): Dropping Elephant


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References
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 DoppelPaymer Dridex Emotet FlawedAmmyy FriedEx Gandcrab Get2 IcedID ISFB KerrDown LightNeuron LockerGoga Maze MECHANICAL Necurs Nokki Outlook Backdoor Phobos Ransomware Predator The Thief QakBot REvil RobinHood Ryuk SDBbot Skipper SmokeLoader TerraRecon TerraStealer TerraTV TinyLoader TrickBot vidar Winnti ANTHROPOID SPIDER Anunak APT31 APT39 BlackTech BuhTrap Charming Kitten CLOCKWORD SPIDER DOPPEL SPIDER 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 (20201014 | autogenerated rule brought to you by yara-signator)
rule win_badnews_auto {

    meta:
        author = "Felix Bilstein - yara-signator at cocacoding dot com"
        date = "2020-10-14"
        version = "1"
        description = "autogenerated rule brought to you by yara-signator"
        tool = "yara-signator v0.5.0"
        tool_config = "callsandjumps;datarefs;binvalue"
        malpedia_reference = "https://malpedia.caad.fkie.fraunhofer.de/details/win.badnews"
        malpedia_rule_date = "20201014"
        malpedia_hash = "a7e3bd57eaf12bf3ea29a863c041091ba3af9ac9"
        malpedia_version = "20201014"
        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 = { 83c404 68???????? 6804010000 ff15???????? }
            // n = 4, score = 700
            //   83c404               | add                 esp, 4
            //   68????????           |                     
            //   6804010000           | push                0x104
            //   ff15????????         |                     

        $sequence_1 = { 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_2 = { 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_3 = { ffd3 85c0 7403 83c608 }
            // n = 4, score = 600
            //   ffd3                 | call                ebx
            //   85c0                 | test                eax, eax
            //   7403                 | je                  5
            //   83c608               | add                 esi, 8

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

        $sequence_5 = { 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, [ebp - 0xcc]

        $sequence_6 = { ff15???????? 85c0 7405 83c004 }
            // n = 4, score = 600
            //   ff15????????         |                     
            //   85c0                 | test                eax, eax
            //   7405                 | je                  7
            //   83c004               | add                 eax, 4

        $sequence_7 = { 8bf0 56 ff15???????? 50 6a40 ff15???????? }
            // n = 6, score = 600
            //   8bf0                 | mov                 esi, eax
            //   56                   | push                esi
            //   ff15????????         |                     
            //   50                   | push                eax
            //   6a40                 | push                0x40
            //   ff15????????         |                     

        $sequence_8 = { 57 6a00 6880000000 6a04 6a00 6a01 6a04 }
            // n = 7, score = 600
            //   57                   | push                edi
            //   6a00                 | push                0
            //   6880000000           | push                0x80
            //   6a04                 | push                4
            //   6a00                 | push                0
            //   6a01                 | push                1
            //   6a04                 | push                4

        $sequence_9 = { d1f9 68???????? 03c9 51 }
            // n = 4, score = 600
            //   d1f9                 | sar                 ecx, 1
            //   68????????           |                     
            //   03c9                 | add                 ecx, ecx
            //   51                   | push                ecx

        $sequence_10 = { 6685d2 75f5 2bcf 6a00 d1f9 }
            // n = 5, score = 500
            //   6685d2               | test                dx, dx
            //   75f5                 | jne                 0xfffffff7
            //   2bcf                 | sub                 ecx, edi
            //   6a00                 | push                0
            //   d1f9                 | sar                 ecx, 1

        $sequence_11 = { c1e902 f3a5 8bca 83e103 68???????? f3a4 50 }
            // n = 7, score = 300
            //   c1e902               | shr                 ecx, 2
            //   f3a5                 | rep movsd           dword ptr es:[edi], dword ptr [esi]
            //   8bca                 | mov                 ecx, edx
            //   83e103               | and                 ecx, 3
            //   68????????           |                     
            //   f3a4                 | rep movsb           byte ptr es:[edi], byte ptr [esi]
            //   50                   | push                eax

        $sequence_12 = { e8???????? a1???????? 8985f0feffff a1???????? 6a5c 8985f4feffff 8d85f8feffff }
            // n = 7, score = 100
            //   e8????????           |                     
            //   a1????????           |                     
            //   8985f0feffff         | mov                 dword ptr [ebp - 0x110], eax
            //   a1????????           |                     
            //   6a5c                 | push                0x5c
            //   8985f4feffff         | mov                 dword ptr [ebp - 0x10c], eax
            //   8d85f8feffff         | lea                 eax, [ebp - 0x108]

        $sequence_13 = { 84c0 75f9 8dbd2cfdffff 2bd6 4f }
            // n = 5, score = 100
            //   84c0                 | test                al, al
            //   75f9                 | jne                 0xfffffffb
            //   8dbd2cfdffff         | lea                 edi, [ebp - 0x2d4]
            //   2bd6                 | sub                 edx, esi
            //   4f                   | dec                 edi

        $sequence_14 = { 899d54fbffff e8???????? 53 e8???????? 6a00 6a00 53 }
            // n = 7, score = 100
            //   899d54fbffff         | mov                 dword ptr [ebp - 0x4ac], ebx
            //   e8????????           |                     
            //   53                   | push                ebx
            //   e8????????           |                     
            //   6a00                 | push                0
            //   6a00                 | push                0
            //   53                   | push                ebx

        $sequence_15 = { c7466848960110 83a6b803000000 6a0d e8???????? 59 8365fc00 }
            // n = 6, score = 100
            //   c7466848960110       | mov                 dword ptr [esi + 0x68], 0x10019648
            //   83a6b803000000       | and                 dword ptr [esi + 0x3b8], 0
            //   6a0d                 | push                0xd
            //   e8????????           |                     
            //   59                   | pop                 ecx
            //   8365fc00             | and                 dword ptr [ebp - 4], 0

        $sequence_16 = { 56 ff75e4 8b0485d0a70110 ff3418 ff15???????? 85c0 }
            // n = 6, score = 100
            //   56                   | push                esi
            //   ff75e4               | push                dword ptr [ebp - 0x1c]
            //   8b0485d0a70110       | mov                 eax, dword ptr [eax*4 + 0x1001a7d0]
            //   ff3418               | push                dword ptr [eax + ebx]
            //   ff15????????         |                     
            //   85c0                 | test                eax, eax

        $sequence_17 = { 6a00 50 f30f7f85c4fdffff e8???????? a1???????? f30f7e05???????? }
            // n = 6, score = 100
            //   6a00                 | push                0
            //   50                   | push                eax
            //   f30f7f85c4fdffff     | movdqu              xmmword ptr [ebp - 0x23c], xmm0
            //   e8????????           |                     
            //   a1????????           |                     
            //   f30f7e05????????     |                     

        $sequence_18 = { eba9 8b0c95d0a70110 8a441904 a840 7508 }
            // n = 5, score = 100
            //   eba9                 | jmp                 0xffffffab
            //   8b0c95d0a70110       | mov                 ecx, dword ptr [edx*4 + 0x1001a7d0]
            //   8a441904             | mov                 al, byte ptr [ecx + ebx + 4]
            //   a840                 | test                al, 0x40
            //   7508                 | jne                 0xa

    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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