SYMBOLCOMMON_NAMEaka. SYNONYMS
win.dcrat (Back to overview)

DCRat

aka: DarkCrystal RAT

DCRat is a typical RAT that has been around since at least June 2019.

References
2024-06-04Cert-UACert-UA
UAC-0200: Targeted cyberattacks using DarkCrystal RAT and Signal as a trusted distribution vehicle (CERT-UA#9918)
DCRat
2024-05-14Check Point ResearchAntonis Terefos, Tera0017
Foxit PDF “Flawed Design” Exploitation
Rafel RAT Agent Tesla AsyncRAT DCRat DONOT Nanocore RAT NjRAT Pony Remcos Venom RAT XWorm
2024-04-20Axel's IT Security ResearchAxel Mahr
New Robust Technique for Reliably Identifying AsyncRAT/DcRAT/VenomRAT Servers
AsyncRAT DCRat Venom RAT
2024-04-11Github (jeFF0Falltrades)Jeff Archer
Rat King Configuration Parser
AsyncRAT DCRat Quasar RAT Venom RAT
2024-02-01Infinitum ITKerime Gencay
DcRat Technical Analysis Report (Paywall)
DCRat
2024-01-25JSAC 2024Masafumi Takeda, Tomoya Furukawa
Threat Intelligence of Abused Public Post-Exploitation Frameworks
AsyncRAT DCRat Empire Downloader GRUNT Havoc Koadic Merlin PoshC2 Quasar RAT Sliver
2024-01-12SpamhausSpamhaus Malware Labs
Spamhaus Botnet Threat Update Q4 2023
FluBot Hook FAKEUPDATES AsyncRAT BianLian Cobalt Strike DCRat Havoc IcedID Lumma Stealer Meterpreter NjRAT Pikabot QakBot Quasar RAT RecordBreaker RedLine Stealer Remcos Rhadamanthys Sliver
2023-10-12SpamhausSpamhaus Malware Labs
Spamhaus Botnet Threat Update Q3 2023
FluBot AsyncRAT Ave Maria Cobalt Strike DCRat Havoc IcedID ISFB Nanocore RAT NjRAT QakBot Quasar RAT RecordBreaker RedLine Stealer Remcos Rhadamanthys Sliver Stealc Tofsee Vidar
2023-09-04Github (muha2xmad)Muhammad Hasan Ali
A deep dive into DCRAT/DarkCrystalRAT malware
DCRat
2023-07-11SpamhausSpamhaus Malware Labs
Spamhaus Botnet Threat Update Q2 2023
Hydra AsyncRAT Aurora Stealer Ave Maria BumbleBee Cobalt Strike DCRat Havoc IcedID ISFB NjRAT QakBot Quasar RAT RecordBreaker RedLine Stealer Remcos Rhadamanthys Sliver Tofsee
2023-04-12SpamhausSpamhaus Malware Labs
Spamhaus Botnet Threat Update Q1 2023
FluBot Amadey AsyncRAT Aurora Ave Maria BumbleBee Cobalt Strike DCRat Emotet IcedID ISFB NjRAT QakBot RecordBreaker RedLine Stealer Remcos Rhadamanthys Sliver Tofsee Vidar
2023-04-08Twitter (@embee_research)Embee_research
Dcrat - Manual De-obfuscation of .NET Malware
DCRat
2023-04-08kienmanowar Blogm4n0w4r, Tran Trung Kien
[QuickNote] Uncovering Suspected Malware Distributed By Individuals from Vietnam
AsyncRAT DCRat WorldWind
2023-02-24ZscalerAvinash Kumar, Niraj Shivtarkar
Snip3 Crypter Reveals New TTPs Over Time
DCRat Quasar RAT
2022-10-13SpamhausSpamhaus Malware Labs
Spamhaus Botnet Threat Update Q3 2022
FluBot Arkei Stealer AsyncRAT Ave Maria BumbleBee Cobalt Strike DCRat Dridex Emotet Loki Password Stealer (PWS) Nanocore RAT NetWire RC NjRAT QakBot RecordBreaker RedLine Stealer Remcos Socelars Tofsee Vjw0rm
2022-09-19Recorded FutureInsikt Group®
Russia-Nexus UAC-0113 Emulating Telecommunication Providers in Ukraine
Ave Maria Colibri Loader DCRat
2022-09-15SekoiaThreat & Detection Research Team
PrivateLoader: the loader of the prevalent ruzki PPI service
Agent Tesla Coinminer DanaBot DCRat Eternity Stealer Glupteba Mars Stealer NetSupportManager RAT Nymaim Nymaim2 Phoenix Keylogger PrivateLoader Raccoon RedLine Stealer SmokeLoader Socelars STOP Vidar YTStealer
2022-08-30CiscoVanja Svajcer
ModernLoader delivers multiple stealers, cryptominers and RATs
Coinminer DCRat ModernLoader RedLine Stealer SapphireMiner SystemBC
2022-08-18TrustwavePawel Knapczyk
Overview of the Cyber Weapons Used in the Ukraine - Russia War
AcidRain CaddyWiper Cobalt Strike CredoMap DCRat DoubleZero GraphSteel GrimPlant HermeticWiper INDUSTROYER2 InvisiMole IsaacWiper PartyTicket
2022-08-18TrustwavePawel Knapczyk
Overview of the Cyber Weapons Used in the Ukraine - Russia War
AcidRain CaddyWiper Cobalt Strike CredoMap DCRat DoubleZero GraphSteel GrimPlant HermeticWiper INDUSTROYER2 InvisiMole IsaacWiper PartyTicket
2022-06-24Cert-UACert-UA
Cyberattack against Ukrainian telecommunications operators using DarkCrystal RAT malware (CERT-UA # 4874)
DCRat Sandworm
2022-06-10Cert-UACert-UA
Massive cyberattack on Media Organizations of Ukraine using crescentImp malware (CERT-UA#4797)
DCRat
2022-05-09BlackberryThe BlackBerry Research & Intelligence Team
Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap: Russian RAT Offers Backdoor Bargains
DCRat NjRAT
2022-04-27TrendmicroDaniel Lunghi, Jaromír Hořejší
Operation Gambling Puppet
reptile oRAT AsyncRAT Cobalt Strike DCRat Ghost RAT PlugX Quasar RAT Trochilus RAT Earth Berberoka
2022-04-16forensicitguyTony Lambert
Snip3 Crypter used with DCRat via VBScript
DCRat
2022-03-02RiskIQJennifer Grob
RiskIQ: Malware Linked to Upwork Post Seeking Content Writer for a "Newly Developed Application" Deploys DCRat
DCRat
2022-02-17ZscalerAditya Sharma, Stuti Chaturvedi
FreeCryptoScam - A New Cryptocurrency Scam That Leads to Installation of Backdoors and Stealers
DCRat
2022-01-19BlackberryThe BlackBerry Research & Intelligence Team
Kraken the Code on Prometheus
Prometheus Backdoor BlackMatter Cerber Cobalt Strike DCRat Ficker Stealer QakBot REvil Ryuk
2021-10-19Cisco TalosAsheer Malhotra
Malicious campaign uses a barrage of commodity RATs to target Afghanistan and India
DCRat Quasar RAT
2021-10-12InfobloxAvinash Shende
Malspam Campaign Delivers Dark Crystal RAT (dcRAT)
DCRat
2021-09-22YouTube (John Hammond)John Hammond
Snip3 Crypter/RAT Loader - DcRat MALWARE ANALYSIS
DCRat
2021-09-03Trend MicroMohamad Mokbel
The State of SSL/TLS Certificate Usage in Malware C&C Communications
AdWind ostap AsyncRAT BazarBackdoor BitRAT Buer Chthonic CloudEyE Cobalt Strike DCRat Dridex FindPOS GootKit Gozi IcedID ISFB Nanocore RAT Orcus RAT PandaBanker Qadars QakBot Quasar RAT Rockloader ServHelper Shifu SManager TorrentLocker TrickBot Vawtrak Zeus Zloader
2020-05-12FireEyeJacob Thompson
Analyzing Dark Crystal RAT, a C# backdoor
DCRat
2019-10-02tcontre
DCRAT malware Evades SandBox that use Fake Internet by using the Google public DNS IP address
DCRat
Yara Rules
[TLP:WHITE] win_dcrat_w0 (20200227 | DCRat payload)
rule win_dcrat_w0 {
    meta:
        author = "ditekshen"
        description = "DCRat payload"
        cape_type = "DCRat payload"
        source = "https://raw.githubusercontent.com/kevoreilly/CAPEv2/master/data/yara/CAPE/DCRat.yar"
        malpedia_reference = "https://malpedia.caad.fkie.fraunhofer.de/details/win.dcrat"
        malpedia_version = "20200227"
        malpedia_sharing = "TLP:WHITE"
        malpedia_license = ""
    strings:
        // DCRat
        $dc1 = "DCRatBuild" ascii
        $dc2 = "DCStlr" ascii

        $string1 = "CaptureBrowsers" fullword ascii
        $string2 = "DecryptBrowsers" fullword ascii
        $string3 = "Browsers.IE10" ascii
        $string4 = "Browsers.Chromium" ascii
        $string5 = "WshShell" ascii
        $string6 = "SysMngmts" fullword ascii
        $string7 = "LoggerData" fullword ascii

        // DCRat Plugins/Libraries
        $plugin = "DCRatPlugin" fullword ascii

        // AntiVM
        $av1 = "AntiVM" ascii wide
        $av2 = "vmware" fullword wide
        $av3 = "VirtualBox" fullword wide
        $av4 = "microsoft corporation" fullword wide
        $av5 = "VIRTUAL" fullword wide
        $av6 = "DetectVirtualMachine" fullword ascii
        $av7 = "Select * from Win32_ComputerSystem" fullword wide

        // Plugin_AutoStealer, Plugin_AutoKeylogger
        $pl1 = "dcratAPI" fullword ascii
        $pl2 = "dsockapi" fullword ascii
        $pl3 = "file_get_contents" fullword ascii
        $pl4 = "classthis" fullword ascii
        $pl5 = "typemdt" fullword ascii
        $pl6 = "Plugin_AutoStealer" ascii wide
        $pl7 = "Plugin_AutoKeylogger" ascii wide
        
    condition:
        uint16(0) == 0x5a4d and (all of ($dc*) or all of ($string*)) or ($plugin and (4 of ($av*) or 5 of ($pl*)))
}
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