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win.olympic_destroyer (Back to overview)

Olympic Destroyer

aka: SOURGRAPE

Malware which seems to have no function other than to disrupt computer systems related to the 2018 Winter Olympic event.

References
2020-10-19WiredAndy Greenberg
@online{greenberg:20201019:us:89aec2c, author = {Andy Greenberg}, title = {{US Indicts Sandworm, Russia's Most Destructive Cyberwar Unit}}, date = {2020-10-19}, organization = {Wired}, url = {https://www.wired.com/story/us-indicts-sandworm-hackers-russia-cyberwar-unit/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-10-19} } US Indicts Sandworm, Russia's Most Destructive Cyberwar Unit
EternalPetya Olympic Destroyer
2020-10-19Riskint BlogCurtis
@online{curtis:20201019:revisited:df05745, author = {Curtis}, title = {{Revisited: Fancy Bear's New Faces...and Sandworms' too}}, date = {2020-10-19}, organization = {Riskint Blog}, url = {https://www.riskint.blog/post/revisited-fancy-bear-s-new-faces-and-sandworms-too}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-10-23} } Revisited: Fancy Bear's New Faces...and Sandworms' too
BlackEnergy EternalPetya Industroyer Olympic Destroyer
2020-07-29Kaspersky LabsGReAT
@online{great:20200729:trends:6810325, author = {GReAT}, title = {{APT trends report Q2 2020}}, date = {2020-07-29}, organization = {Kaspersky Labs}, url = {https://securelist.com/apt-trends-report-q2-2020/97937/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-07-30} } APT trends report Q2 2020
PhantomLance Dacls Penquin Turla elf.wellmess AppleJeus Dacls AcidBox Cobalt Strike Dacls EternalPetya Godlike12 Olympic Destroyer PlugX shadowhammer ShadowPad Sinowal VHD Ransomware Volgmer WellMess X-Agent XTunnel
2019-10-17WiredAndy Greenberg
@online{greenberg:20191017:untold:c257d22, author = {Andy Greenberg}, title = {{The Untold Story of the 2018 Olympics Cyberattack, the Most Deceptive Hack in History}}, date = {2019-10-17}, organization = {Wired}, url = {https://www.wired.com/story/untold-story-2018-olympics-destroyer-cyberattack/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-01-13} } The Untold Story of the 2018 Olympics Cyberattack, the Most Deceptive Hack in History
Olympic Destroyer
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
2019-05-08Verizon Communications Inc.Verizon Communications Inc.
@techreport{inc:20190508:2019:3c20a3b, author = {Verizon Communications Inc.}, title = {{2019 Data Breach Investigations Report}}, date = {2019-05-08}, institution = {Verizon Communications Inc.}, url = {https://enterprise.verizon.com/resources/reports/2019-data-breach-investigations-report.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-05-10} } 2019 Data Breach Investigations Report
BlackEnergy Cobalt Strike DanaBot Gandcrab GreyEnergy Mirai Olympic Destroyer SamSam
2018-06-19Kaspersky LabsGReAT
@online{great:20180619:hades:99ff28a, author = {GReAT}, title = {{Hades, the actor behind Olympic Destroyer is still alive}}, date = {2018-06-19}, organization = {Kaspersky Labs}, url = {https://securelist.com/olympic-destroyer-is-still-alive/86169/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2019-12-20} } Hades, the actor behind Olympic Destroyer is still alive
Olympic Destroyer
2018-03-28Robert Michel
@online{michel:20180328:dissecting:ee6a118, author = {Robert Michel}, title = {{Dissecting Olympic Destroyer – a walk-through}}, date = {2018-03-28}, url = {https://cyber.wtf/2018/03/28/dissecting-olympic-destroyer-a-walk-through/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2019-12-06} } Dissecting Olympic Destroyer – a walk-through
Olympic Destroyer
2018-03-09Lastlinelastline Labs Team
@online{team:20180309:from:7820406, author = {lastline Labs Team}, title = {{From Russia(?) with Code}}, date = {2018-03-09}, organization = {Lastline}, url = {https://www.lastline.com/labsblog/attribution-from-russia-with-code/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-01-07} } From Russia(?) with Code
Olympic Destroyer
2018-03-08Kaspersky LabsGReAT
@online{great:20180308:olympicdestroyer:79780c9, author = {GReAT}, title = {{OlympicDestroyer is here to trick the industry}}, date = {2018-03-08}, organization = {Kaspersky Labs}, url = {https://securelist.com/olympicdestroyer-is-here-to-trick-the-industry/84295/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2019-12-20} } OlympicDestroyer is here to trick the industry
Olympic Destroyer
2018-03-08Kaspersky LabsGReAT
@online{great:20180308:devils:3373375, author = {GReAT}, title = {{The devil’s in the Rich header}}, date = {2018-03-08}, organization = {Kaspersky Labs}, url = {https://securelist.com/the-devils-in-the-rich-header/84348/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2019-12-20} } The devil’s in the Rich header
Olympic Destroyer
2018-02-26Cisco TalosPaul Rascagnères, Martin Lee
@online{rascagnres:20180226:who:095ce83, author = {Paul Rascagnères and Martin Lee}, title = {{Who Wasn’t Responsible for Olympic Destroyer?}}, date = {2018-02-26}, organization = {Cisco Talos}, url = {http://blog.talosintelligence.com/2018/02/who-wasnt-responsible-for-olympic.html}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-01-06} } Who Wasn’t Responsible for Olympic Destroyer?
Olympic Destroyer
2018-02-21LastlineAlexander Sevtsov, Stefano Ortolani
@online{sevtsov:20180221:olympic:6584ecb, author = {Alexander Sevtsov and Stefano Ortolani}, title = {{Olympic Destroyer: A new Candidate in South Korea}}, date = {2018-02-21}, organization = {Lastline}, url = {https://www.lastline.com/labsblog/olympic-destroyer-south-korea/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2019-10-23} } Olympic Destroyer: A new Candidate in South Korea
Olympic Destroyer
2018-02-15MBSDTakashi Yoshikawa, Satoshi Sugawara
@online{yoshikawa:20180215:olympic:a36f959, author = {Takashi Yoshikawa and Satoshi Sugawara}, title = {{Olympic Destroyer}}, date = {2018-02-15}, organization = {MBSD}, url = {https://www.mbsd.jp/blog/20180215.html}, language = {Japanese}, urldate = {2019-12-10} } Olympic Destroyer
Olympic Destroyer
2018-02-13EndgameDevon Kerr
@online{kerr:20180213:stopping:14ebecf, author = {Devon Kerr}, title = {{Stopping Olympic Destroyer: New Process Injection Insights}}, date = {2018-02-13}, organization = {Endgame}, url = {https://www.endgame.com/blog/technical-blog/stopping-olympic-destroyer-new-process-injection-insights}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-01-08} } Stopping Olympic Destroyer: New Process Injection Insights
Olympic Destroyer
2018-02-12CiscoWarren Mercer, Paul Rascagnères, Ben Baker, Matthew Molyett
@online{mercer:20180212:olympic:f3f8f87, author = {Warren Mercer and Paul Rascagnères and Ben Baker and Matthew Molyett}, title = {{Olympic Destroyer Takes Aim At Winter Olympics}}, date = {2018-02-12}, organization = {Cisco}, url = {http://blog.talosintelligence.com/2018/02/olympic-destroyer.html}, language = {English}, urldate = {2019-11-20} } Olympic Destroyer Takes Aim At Winter Olympics
Olympic Destroyer
2018Virus BulletinPaul Rascagnères, Warren Mercer
@online{rascagnres:2018:vb2018:121b1de, author = {Paul Rascagnères and Warren Mercer}, title = {{VB2018 paper: Who wasn’t responsible for Olympic Destroyer}}, date = {2018}, organization = {Virus Bulletin}, url = {https://www.virusbulletin.com/virusbulletin/2018/10/vb2018-paper-who-wasnt-responsible-olympic-destroyer/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-01-09} } VB2018 paper: Who wasn’t responsible for Olympic Destroyer
Olympic Destroyer
Yara Rules
[TLP:WHITE] win_olympic_destroyer_auto (20201014 | autogenerated rule brought to you by yara-signator)
rule win_olympic_destroyer_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.olympic_destroyer"
        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.
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     */


    strings:
        $sequence_0 = { 56 33c0 89542414 57 }
            // n = 4, score = 200
            //   56                   | push                esi
            //   33c0                 | xor                 eax, eax
            //   89542414             | mov                 dword ptr [esp + 0x14], edx
            //   57                   | push                edi

        $sequence_1 = { c9 c3 55 8bec 83ec28 56 6800000080 }
            // n = 7, score = 100
            //   c9                   | leave               
            //   c3                   | ret                 
            //   55                   | push                ebp
            //   8bec                 | mov                 ebp, esp
            //   83ec28               | sub                 esp, 0x28
            //   56                   | push                esi
            //   6800000080           | push                0x80000000

        $sequence_2 = { ff74242c ff36 8b4004 ff30 }
            // n = 4, score = 100
            //   ff74242c             | push                dword ptr [esp + 0x2c]
            //   ff36                 | push                dword ptr [esi]
            //   8b4004               | mov                 eax, dword ptr [eax + 4]
            //   ff30                 | push                dword ptr [eax]

        $sequence_3 = { c70424???????? e8???????? bb???????? c70424???????? e8???????? bb???????? }
            // n = 6, score = 100
            //   c70424????????       |                     
            //   e8????????           |                     
            //   bb????????           |                     
            //   c70424????????       |                     
            //   e8????????           |                     
            //   bb????????           |                     

        $sequence_4 = { 33ff 8bcf 8bc7 894de4 399800d25500 0f84ea000000 41 }
            // n = 7, score = 100
            //   33ff                 | xor                 edi, edi
            //   8bcf                 | mov                 ecx, edi
            //   8bc7                 | mov                 eax, edi
            //   894de4               | mov                 dword ptr [ebp - 0x1c], ecx
            //   399800d25500         | cmp                 dword ptr [eax + 0x55d200], ebx
            //   0f84ea000000         | je                  0xf0
            //   41                   | inc                 ecx

        $sequence_5 = { 8b4d0c 894f04 8b460c 8b9688000000 395030 7f19 }
            // n = 6, score = 100
            //   8b4d0c               | mov                 ecx, dword ptr [ebp + 0xc]
            //   894f04               | mov                 dword ptr [edi + 4], ecx
            //   8b460c               | mov                 eax, dword ptr [esi + 0xc]
            //   8b9688000000         | mov                 edx, dword ptr [esi + 0x88]
            //   395030               | cmp                 dword ptr [eax + 0x30], edx
            //   7f19                 | jg                  0x1b

        $sequence_6 = { c3 8b04c5f4655500 5d c3 }
            // n = 4, score = 100
            //   c3                   | ret                 
            //   8b04c5f4655500       | mov                 eax, dword ptr [eax*8 + 0x5565f4]
            //   5d                   | pop                 ebp
            //   c3                   | ret                 

        $sequence_7 = { 8d4c2428 89442410 e8???????? 83c404 85c0 }
            // n = 5, score = 100
            //   8d4c2428             | lea                 ecx, [esp + 0x28]
            //   89442410             | mov                 dword ptr [esp + 0x10], eax
            //   e8????????           |                     
            //   83c404               | add                 esp, 4
            //   85c0                 | test                eax, eax

        $sequence_8 = { 51 6a00 ff7508 2bfa 8d0450 }
            // n = 5, score = 100
            //   51                   | push                ecx
            //   6a00                 | push                0
            //   ff7508               | push                dword ptr [ebp + 8]
            //   2bfa                 | sub                 edi, edx
            //   8d0450               | lea                 eax, [eax + edx*2]

        $sequence_9 = { 7d0c 3bce 7678 eb06 }
            // n = 4, score = 100
            //   7d0c                 | jge                 0xe
            //   3bce                 | cmp                 ecx, esi
            //   7678                 | jbe                 0x7a
            //   eb06                 | jmp                 8

        $sequence_10 = { 7304 33c0 eb11 3d39380000 }
            // n = 4, score = 100
            //   7304                 | jae                 6
            //   33c0                 | xor                 eax, eax
            //   eb11                 | jmp                 0x13
            //   3d39380000           | cmp                 eax, 0x3839

        $sequence_11 = { ff15???????? 57 ff15???????? 8b4dfc 5f 33cd 5e }
            // n = 7, score = 100
            //   ff15????????         |                     
            //   57                   | push                edi
            //   ff15????????         |                     
            //   8b4dfc               | mov                 ecx, dword ptr [ebp - 4]
            //   5f                   | pop                 edi
            //   33cd                 | xor                 ecx, ebp
            //   5e                   | pop                 esi

        $sequence_12 = { ff15???????? ffb588f9ffff 898590f9ffff 50 }
            // n = 4, score = 100
            //   ff15????????         |                     
            //   ffb588f9ffff         | push                dword ptr [ebp - 0x678]
            //   898590f9ffff         | mov                 dword ptr [ebp - 0x670], eax
            //   50                   | push                eax

        $sequence_13 = { 8b5d08 56 33f6 3bb03c010000 7d55 8b8054010000 8b14b0 }
            // n = 7, score = 100
            //   8b5d08               | mov                 ebx, dword ptr [ebp + 8]
            //   56                   | push                esi
            //   33f6                 | xor                 esi, esi
            //   3bb03c010000         | cmp                 esi, dword ptr [eax + 0x13c]
            //   7d55                 | jge                 0x57
            //   8b8054010000         | mov                 eax, dword ptr [eax + 0x154]
            //   8b14b0               | mov                 edx, dword ptr [eax + esi*4]

        $sequence_14 = { ff15???????? ff75ec ff15???????? ff45e4 8b45e4 8345e824 3b45f4 }
            // n = 7, score = 100
            //   ff15????????         |                     
            //   ff75ec               | push                dword ptr [ebp - 0x14]
            //   ff15????????         |                     
            //   ff45e4               | inc                 dword ptr [ebp - 0x1c]
            //   8b45e4               | mov                 eax, dword ptr [ebp - 0x1c]
            //   8345e824             | add                 dword ptr [ebp - 0x18], 0x24
            //   3b45f4               | cmp                 eax, dword ptr [ebp - 0xc]

        $sequence_15 = { 89956cffffff 89558c e9???????? 50 c60000 8b8574ffffff }
            // n = 6, score = 100
            //   89956cffffff         | mov                 dword ptr [ebp - 0x94], edx
            //   89558c               | mov                 dword ptr [ebp - 0x74], edx
            //   e9????????           |                     
            //   50                   | push                eax
            //   c60000               | mov                 byte ptr [eax], 0
            //   8b8574ffffff         | mov                 eax, dword ptr [ebp - 0x8c]

        $sequence_16 = { 85d2 7435 8b4a20 8b4224 }
            // n = 4, score = 100
            //   85d2                 | test                edx, edx
            //   7435                 | je                  0x37
            //   8b4a20               | mov                 ecx, dword ptr [edx + 0x20]
            //   8b4224               | mov                 eax, dword ptr [edx + 0x24]

        $sequence_17 = { 85f6 7509 8bcf e8???????? 8bf0 8b4f7c }
            // n = 6, score = 100
            //   85f6                 | test                esi, esi
            //   7509                 | jne                 0xb
            //   8bcf                 | mov                 ecx, edi
            //   e8????????           |                     
            //   8bf0                 | mov                 esi, eax
            //   8b4f7c               | mov                 ecx, dword ptr [edi + 0x7c]

        $sequence_18 = { 55 8bec 8b550c 83ec20 33c9 8bc1 3914c5c8a55500 }
            // n = 7, score = 100
            //   55                   | push                ebp
            //   8bec                 | mov                 ebp, esp
            //   8b550c               | mov                 edx, dword ptr [ebp + 0xc]
            //   83ec20               | sub                 esp, 0x20
            //   33c9                 | xor                 ecx, ecx
            //   8bc1                 | mov                 eax, ecx
            //   3914c5c8a55500       | cmp                 dword ptr [eax*8 + 0x55a5c8], edx

        $sequence_19 = { 85db 7e2a 8d5724 8b45f8 8b32 833cb000 8b45fc }
            // n = 7, score = 100
            //   85db                 | test                ebx, ebx
            //   7e2a                 | jle                 0x2c
            //   8d5724               | lea                 edx, [edi + 0x24]
            //   8b45f8               | mov                 eax, dword ptr [ebp - 8]
            //   8b32                 | mov                 esi, dword ptr [edx]
            //   833cb000             | cmp                 dword ptr [eax + esi*4], 0
            //   8b45fc               | mov                 eax, dword ptr [ebp - 4]

        $sequence_20 = { ffb590f9ffff e8???????? eb5f 33c9 51 }
            // n = 5, score = 100
            //   ffb590f9ffff         | push                dword ptr [ebp - 0x670]
            //   e8????????           |                     
            //   eb5f                 | jmp                 0x61
            //   33c9                 | xor                 ecx, ecx
            //   51                   | push                ecx

        $sequence_21 = { 8945ec 3bc6 746f 8d4df8 51 }
            // n = 5, score = 100
            //   8945ec               | mov                 dword ptr [ebp - 0x14], eax
            //   3bc6                 | cmp                 eax, esi
            //   746f                 | je                  0x71
            //   8d4df8               | lea                 ecx, [ebp - 8]
            //   51                   | push                ecx

        $sequence_22 = { 3bc8 7c5a 8b55dc b901000000 c745b800000000 0fb77212 0fb77a10 }
            // n = 7, score = 100
            //   3bc8                 | cmp                 ecx, eax
            //   7c5a                 | jl                  0x5c
            //   8b55dc               | mov                 edx, dword ptr [ebp - 0x24]
            //   b901000000           | mov                 ecx, 1
            //   c745b800000000       | mov                 dword ptr [ebp - 0x48], 0
            //   0fb77212             | movzx               esi, word ptr [edx + 0x12]
            //   0fb77a10             | movzx               edi, word ptr [edx + 0x10]

    condition:
        7 of them and filesize < 1392640
}
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