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win.hermes (Back to overview)

Hermes

Actor(s): Lazarus Group

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References
2020-03-05MicrosoftMicrosoft Threat Protection Intelligence Team
@online{team:20200305:humanoperated:d90a28e, author = {Microsoft Threat Protection Intelligence Team}, title = {{Human-operated ransomware attacks: A preventable disaster}}, date = {2020-03-05}, organization = {Microsoft}, url = {https://www.microsoft.com/security/blog/2020/03/05/human-operated-ransomware-attacks-a-preventable-disaster/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-03-06} } Human-operated ransomware attacks: A preventable disaster
Dharma DoppelPaymer Dridex EternalPetya Gandcrab Hermes LockerGoga MegaCortex MimiKatz REvil RobinHood Ryuk SamSam TrickBot WannaCryptor
2020-02-19LexfoLexfo
@techreport{lexfo:20200219:lazarus:f293c37, author = {Lexfo}, title = {{The Lazarus Constellation A study on North Korean malware}}, date = {2020-02-19}, institution = {Lexfo}, url = {https://blog.lexfo.fr/ressources/Lexfo-WhitePaper-The_Lazarus_Constellation.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-03-11} } The Lazarus Constellation A study on North Korean malware
FastCash AppleJeus BADCALL Bankshot Brambul Dtrack Duuzer DYEPACK ELECTRICFISH HARDRAIN Hermes HOPLIGHT Joanap KEYMARBLE Kimsuky MimiKatz MyDoom NACHOCHEESE NavRAT PowerRatankba RokRAT Sierra(Alfa,Bravo, ...) Volgmer WannaCryptor
2018-07-30ProofpointProofpoint Staff
@online{staff:20180730:new:07c5e76, author = {Proofpoint Staff}, title = {{New version of AZORult stealer improves loading features, spreads alongside ransomware in new campaign}}, date = {2018-07-30}, organization = {Proofpoint}, url = {https://www.proofpoint.com/us/threat-insight/post/new-version-azorult-stealer-improves-loading-features-spreads-alongside}, language = {English}, urldate = {2019-12-20} } New version of AZORult stealer improves loading features, spreads alongside ransomware in new campaign
Azorult Hermes Hermes Ransomware
2017-10-16Sergei Shevchenko, Hirman Muhammad bin Abu Bakar, James Wong
@online{shevchenko:20171016:taiwan:081b125, author = {Sergei Shevchenko and Hirman Muhammad bin Abu Bakar and James Wong}, title = {{Taiwan Heist: Lazarus Tools and Ransomware}}, date = {2017-10-16}, url = {http://baesystemsai.blogspot.de/2017/10/taiwan-heist-lazarus-tools.html}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-01-07} } Taiwan Heist: Lazarus Tools and Ransomware
Bitsran Hermes
Yara Rules
[TLP:WHITE] win_hermes_auto (20200817 | autogenerated rule brought to you by yara-signator)
rule win_hermes_auto {

    meta:
        author = "Felix Bilstein - yara-signator at cocacoding dot com"
        date = "2020-08-17"
        version = "1"
        description = "autogenerated rule brought to you by yara-signator"
        tool = "yara-signator v0.4.0"
        tool_config = "callsandjumps;datarefs;binvalue"
        malpedia_reference = "https://malpedia.caad.fkie.fraunhofer.de/details/win.hermes"
        malpedia_rule_date = "20200817"
        malpedia_hash = "8c895fd01eccb47a6225bcb1a3ba53cbb98644c5"
        malpedia_version = "20200817"
        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 / approach 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 = { 59 56 56 8d85c4f8ffff 50 68???????? }
            // n = 6, score = 100
            //   59                   | pop                 ecx
            //   56                   | push                esi
            //   56                   | push                esi
            //   8d85c4f8ffff         | lea                 eax, [ebp - 0x73c]
            //   50                   | push                eax
            //   68????????           |                     

        $sequence_1 = { be???????? 8dbdc4f8ffff f3a5 6870050000 33f6 }
            // n = 5, score = 100
            //   be????????           |                     
            //   8dbdc4f8ffff         | lea                 edi, [ebp - 0x73c]
            //   f3a5                 | rep movsd           dword ptr es:[edi], dword ptr [esi]
            //   6870050000           | push                0x570
            //   33f6                 | xor                 esi, esi

        $sequence_2 = { ff15???????? 8bf0 68???????? 56 8935???????? e8???????? }
            // n = 6, score = 100
            //   ff15????????         |                     
            //   8bf0                 | mov                 esi, eax
            //   68????????           |                     
            //   56                   | push                esi
            //   8935????????         |                     
            //   e8????????           |                     

        $sequence_3 = { 8bd8 837d0801 0f858b000000 6890010000 }
            // n = 4, score = 100
            //   8bd8                 | mov                 ebx, eax
            //   837d0801             | cmp                 dword ptr [ebp + 8], 1
            //   0f858b000000         | jne                 0x91
            //   6890010000           | push                0x190

        $sequence_4 = { 0f2805???????? 0f118528fcffff 0f2805???????? 0f118538fcffff }
            // n = 4, score = 100
            //   0f2805????????       |                     
            //   0f118528fcffff       | movups              xmmword ptr [ebp - 0x3d8], xmm0
            //   0f2805????????       |                     
            //   0f118538fcffff       | movups              xmmword ptr [ebp - 0x3c8], xmm0

        $sequence_5 = { 50 ff15???????? 8bf8 8b45d8 40 8945d8 }
            // n = 6, score = 100
            //   50                   | push                eax
            //   ff15????????         |                     
            //   8bf8                 | mov                 edi, eax
            //   8b45d8               | mov                 eax, dword ptr [ebp - 0x28]
            //   40                   | inc                 eax
            //   8945d8               | mov                 dword ptr [ebp - 0x28], eax

        $sequence_6 = { c3 55 8bec 81ec5c0a0000 53 56 57 }
            // n = 7, score = 100
            //   c3                   | ret                 
            //   55                   | push                ebp
            //   8bec                 | mov                 ebp, esp
            //   81ec5c0a0000         | sub                 esp, 0xa5c
            //   53                   | push                ebx
            //   56                   | push                esi
            //   57                   | push                edi

        $sequence_7 = { 59 59 85c0 7559 68???????? 56 }
            // n = 6, score = 100
            //   59                   | pop                 ecx
            //   59                   | pop                 ecx
            //   85c0                 | test                eax, eax
            //   7559                 | jne                 0x5b
            //   68????????           |                     
            //   56                   | push                esi

        $sequence_8 = { 3b5510 72f4 5f 5b }
            // n = 4, score = 100
            //   3b5510               | cmp                 edx, dword ptr [ebp + 0x10]
            //   72f4                 | jb                  0xfffffff6
            //   5f                   | pop                 edi
            //   5b                   | pop                 ebx

        $sequence_9 = { 53 6a02 895df4 ff15???????? }
            // n = 4, score = 100
            //   53                   | push                ebx
            //   6a02                 | push                2
            //   895df4               | mov                 dword ptr [ebp - 0xc], ebx
            //   ff15????????         |                     

    condition:
        7 of them and filesize < 2113536
}
[TLP:WHITE] win_hermes_w0   (20180301 | No description)
rule win_hermes_w0 {
    meta:
        author = "BAE"
        reference = "https://baesystemsai.blogspot.de/2017/10/taiwan-heist-lazarus-tools.html"
        malpedia_reference = "https://malpedia.caad.fkie.fraunhofer.de/details/win.hermes"
        malpedia_version = "20180301"
        malpedia_license = "CC BY-NC-SA 4.0"
        malpedia_sharing = "TLP:WHITE"
    strings:
        //in both version 2.1 and sample in Feb
        $s1 = "SYSTEM\\CurrentControlSet\\Control\\Nls\\Language\\"
        $s2 = "0419"
        $s3 = "0422"
        $s4 = "0423"
        //in version 2.1 only
        $S1 = "HERMES"
        $S2 = "vssadminn"
        $S3 = "finish work"
        $S4 = "testlib.dll"
        $S5 = "shadowstorageiet"
        //maybe unique in the file
        $u1 = "ALKnvfoi4tbmiom3t40iomfr0i3t4jmvri3tb4mvi3btv3rgt4t777"
        $u2 = "HERMES 2.1 TEST BUILD, press ok"
        $u3 = "hnKwtMcOadHwnXutKHqPvpgfysFXfAFTcaDHNdCnktA" //RSA Key part
    condition:
        all of ($s*) and 3 of ($S*) and 1 of ($u*)
}
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