SYMBOLCOMMON_NAMEaka. SYNONYMS
win.hoplight (Back to overview)

HOPLIGHT

aka: HANGMAN

Actor(s): Lazarus Group


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References
2020-02-25SentinelOneJim Walter
@online{walter:20200225:dprk:735f095, author = {Jim Walter}, title = {{DPRK Hidden Cobra Update: North Korean Malicious Cyber Activity}}, date = {2020-02-25}, organization = {SentinelOne}, url = {https://labs.sentinelone.com/dprk-hidden-cobra-update-north-korean-malicious-cyber-activity/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-02-27} } DPRK Hidden Cobra Update: North Korean Malicious Cyber Activity
ARTFULPIE BISTROMATH BUFFETLINE CHEESETRAY HOPLIGHT HOTCROISSANT SLICKSHOES
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
2020-02-14US-CERTUS-CERT
@online{uscert:20200214:malware:fd008a7, author = {US-CERT}, title = {{Malware Analysis Report (AR20-045G): MAR-10135536-8.v4 - North Korean Trojan: HOPLIGHT}}, date = {2020-02-14}, organization = {US-CERT}, url = {https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/analysis-reports/ar20-045g}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-02-27} } Malware Analysis Report (AR20-045G): MAR-10135536-8.v4 - North Korean Trojan: HOPLIGHT
HOPLIGHT
2020-02-13QianxinQi Anxin Threat Intelligence Center
@techreport{center:20200213:report:146d333, author = {Qi Anxin Threat Intelligence Center}, title = {{APT Report 2019}}, date = {2020-02-13}, institution = {Qianxin}, url = {https://ti.qianxin.com/uploads/2020/02/13/cb78386a082f465f259b37dae5df4884.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-02-27} } APT Report 2019
Chrysaor Exodus Dacls elf.vpnfilter DNSRat Griffon KopiLuwak More_eggs SQLRat AppleJeus BONDUPDATER Agent.BTZ Anchor AndroMut AppleJeus BOOSTWRITE Brambul Carbanak Cobalt Strike Dacls DistTrack DNSpionage Dtrack ELECTRICFISH FlawedAmmyy FlawedGrace Get2 Grateful POS HOPLIGHT Imminent Monitor RAT jason Joanap KerrDown KEYMARBLE Lambert LightNeuron LoJax MiniDuke PolyglotDuke PowerRatankba Rising Sun SDBbot ServHelper Snatch Stuxnet TinyMet tRat TrickBot Volgmer X-Agent Zebrocy
2020SecureworksSecureWorks
@online{secureworks:2020:nickel:b8eb4a4, author = {SecureWorks}, title = {{NICKEL ACADEMY}}, date = {2020}, organization = {Secureworks}, url = {https://www.secureworks.com/research/threat-profiles/nickel-academy}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-05-23} } NICKEL ACADEMY
Brambul Duuzer HOPLIGHT Joanap Sierra(Alfa,Bravo, ...) Volgmer
2019-10-31CISACISA
@online{cisa:20191031:malware:4eccc2d, author = {CISA}, title = {{Malware Analysis Report (AR19-304A)}}, date = {2019-10-31}, organization = {CISA}, url = {https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/analysis-reports/ar19-304a}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-01-09} } Malware Analysis Report (AR19-304A)
HOPLIGHT
2019-08-01Kaspersky LabsGReAT
@online{great:20190801:trends:5e25d5b, author = {GReAT}, title = {{APT trends report Q2 2019}}, date = {2019-08-01}, organization = {Kaspersky Labs}, url = {https://securelist.com/apt-trends-report-q2-2019/91897/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-08-13} } APT trends report Q2 2019
ZooPark magecart POWERSTATS Chaperone COMpfun EternalPetya FinFisher RAT HawkEye Keylogger HOPLIGHT Microcin NjRAT Olympic Destroyer PLEAD RokRAT Triton Zebrocy Microcin
2019-04-11Computing.co.ukDev Kundaliya
@online{kundaliya:20190411:lazarus:2ad8687, author = {Dev Kundaliya}, title = {{Lazarus rises: Warning over new HOPLIGHT malware linked with North Korea}}, date = {2019-04-11}, organization = {Computing.co.uk}, url = {https://www.computing.co.uk/ctg/news/3074007/lazarus-rises-warning-over-new-hoplight-malware-linked-with-north-korea}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-01-06} } Lazarus rises: Warning over new HOPLIGHT malware linked with North Korea
HOPLIGHT
2019-04-10US-CERTUS-CERT
@online{uscert:20190410:malware:4946afa, author = {US-CERT}, title = {{Malware Analysis Report (AR19-100A): North Korean Trojan: HOPLIGHT}}, date = {2019-04-10}, organization = {US-CERT}, url = {https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/analysis-reports/AR19-100A}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-01-09} } Malware Analysis Report (AR19-100A): North Korean Trojan: HOPLIGHT
HOPLIGHT
2017-08-14Palo Alto Networks Unit 42Anthony Kasza
@online{kasza:20170814:blockbuster:79266d5, author = {Anthony Kasza}, title = {{The Blockbuster Saga Continues}}, date = {2017-08-14}, organization = {Palo Alto Networks Unit 42}, url = {https://researchcenter.paloaltonetworks.com/2017/08/unit42-blockbuster-saga-continues/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2019-12-20} } The Blockbuster Saga Continues
HOPLIGHT
2015-09-10FireEyeGenwei Jiang, Josiah Kimble
@techreport{jiang:20150910:hangul:2e0fc13, author = {Genwei Jiang and Josiah Kimble}, title = {{Hangul Word Processor (HWP)Zero-Day: possible ties to North Korean threat actors}}, date = {2015-09-10}, institution = {FireEye}, url = {https://www.fireeye.com/content/dam/fireeye-www/global/en/blog/threat-research/FireEye_HWP_ZeroDay.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-01-13} } Hangul Word Processor (HWP)Zero-Day: possible ties to North Korean threat actors
HOPLIGHT
Yara Rules
[TLP:WHITE] win_hoplight_auto (20211008 | Detects win.hoplight.)
rule win_hoplight_auto {

    meta:
        author = "Felix Bilstein - yara-signator at cocacoding dot com"
        date = "2021-10-07"
        version = "1"
        description = "Detects win.hoplight."
        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.hoplight"
        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 = { 488b442470 48638030190000 488b4c2470 4863848138100000 }
            // n = 4, score = 100
            //   488b442470           | inc                 ecx
            //   48638030190000       | mov                 eax, 0x80
            //   488b4c2470           | dec                 eax
            //   4863848138100000     | mov                 edx, dword ptr [esp + 0x280]

        $sequence_1 = { 837c244800 7405 e9???????? 488d4c2450 }
            // n = 4, score = 100
            //   837c244800           | mov                 edx, 0x10
            //   7405                 | dec                 ecx
            //   e9????????           |                     
            //   488d4c2450           | add                 edx, dword ptr [eax + ecx*8]

        $sequence_2 = { 488b4c2470 8b8481b8af0400 89442430 488b442470 }
            // n = 4, score = 100
            //   488b4c2470           | dec                 eax
            //   8b8481b8af0400       | mov                 ecx, dword ptr [esp + 0x70]
            //   89442430             | mov                 eax, dword ptr [ecx + eax*4 + 0x4afb8]
            //   488b442470           | mov                 dword ptr [esp + 0x30], eax

        $sequence_3 = { 8b80a0000000 83e805 8944242c 488b442440 }
            // n = 4, score = 100
            //   8b80a0000000         | dec                 eax
            //   83e805               | arpl                word ptr [ecx + eax*4 + 0x1038], ax
            //   8944242c             | inc                 esp
            //   488b442440           | mov                 ecx, ecx

        $sequence_4 = { 448bc9 488b442470 4c8b80b0000000 ba10000000 }
            // n = 4, score = 100
            //   448bc9               | dec                 eax
            //   488b442470           | mov                 ecx, eax
            //   4c8b80b0000000       | dec                 eax
            //   ba10000000           | mov                 eax, dword ptr [esp + 0x70]

        $sequence_5 = { 480504070000 41b880000000 488b942480020000 488bc8 }
            // n = 4, score = 100
            //   480504070000         | dec                 eax
            //   41b880000000         | mov                 eax, dword ptr [esp + 0x70]
            //   488b942480020000     | dec                 eax
            //   488bc8               | add                 eax, 0x704

        $sequence_6 = { 490314c8 488d0d66110100 eb11 488d0d5d110100 }
            // n = 4, score = 100
            //   490314c8             | dec                 eax
            //   488d0d66110100       | arpl                word ptr [eax + 0x1930], ax
            //   eb11                 | dec                 eax
            //   488d0d5d110100       | mov                 ecx, dword ptr [esp + 0x70]

        $sequence_7 = { 488d15765d0400 488bcb 488905???????? ff15???????? }
            // n = 4, score = 100
            //   488d15765d0400       | dec                 eax
            //   488bcb               | lea                 ecx, dword ptr [0x11166]
            //   488905????????       |                     
            //   ff15????????         |                     

    condition:
        7 of them and filesize < 765952
}
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