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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
2020-11-12YouTube (Tomorrow Unlocked)Tomorrow Unlocked
@online{unlocked:20201112:they:01e7cc2, author = {Tomorrow Unlocked}, title = {{They wanted us to point the finger in the wrong direction!}}, date = {2020-11-12}, organization = {YouTube (Tomorrow Unlocked)}, url = {https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a4BZ3SZN-CI}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-12-03} } They wanted us to point the finger in the wrong direction!
Olympic Destroyer
2020-11-12YouTube (Tomorrow Unlocked)Tomorrow Unlocked
@online{unlocked:20201112:those:6584b99, author = {Tomorrow Unlocked}, title = {{Those hackers wanted to be found!}}, date = {2020-11-12}, organization = {YouTube (Tomorrow Unlocked)}, url = {https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wCv9SiSA7Sw}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-12-03} } Those hackers wanted to be found!
Olympic Destroyer
2020-11-12YouTube (Tomorrow Unlocked)Tomorrow Unlocked
@online{unlocked:20201112:who:347d3fc, author = {Tomorrow Unlocked}, title = {{Who hacked the 2018 Winter Games?}}, date = {2020-11-12}, organization = {YouTube (Tomorrow Unlocked)}, url = {https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1jgdMY12mI8}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-12-03} } Who hacked the 2018 Winter Games?
Olympic Destroyer
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 (20201023 | autogenerated rule brought to you by yara-signator)
rule win_olympic_destroyer_auto {

    meta:
        author = "Felix Bilstein - yara-signator at cocacoding dot com"
        date = "2020-12-22"
        version = "1"
        description = "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.olympic_destroyer"
        malpedia_rule_date = "20201222"
        malpedia_hash = "30354d830a29f0fbd3714d93d94dea941d77a130"
        malpedia_version = "20201023"
        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:
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     * As Malpedia is used as data source, please note that for a given
     * number of families, only single samples are documented.
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     * 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 = { 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 = { 8bd8 83c404 85db 751c ff74240c ba01000000 }
            // n = 6, score = 100
            //   8bd8                 | mov                 ebx, eax
            //   83c404               | add                 esp, 4
            //   85db                 | test                ebx, ebx
            //   751c                 | jne                 0x1e
            //   ff74240c             | push                dword ptr [esp + 0xc]
            //   ba01000000           | mov                 edx, 1

        $sequence_2 = { 53 ff15???????? 85c0 7434 8b85e4efffff }
            // n = 5, score = 100
            //   53                   | push                ebx
            //   ff15????????         |                     
            //   85c0                 | test                eax, eax
            //   7434                 | je                  0x36
            //   8b85e4efffff         | mov                 eax, dword ptr [ebp - 0x101c]

        $sequence_3 = { 8b81b8a95500 8b1406 85d2 7455 668b81c0a95500 662b81bca95500 6603c2 }
            // n = 7, score = 100
            //   8b81b8a95500         | mov                 eax, dword ptr [ecx + 0x55a9b8]
            //   8b1406               | mov                 edx, dword ptr [esi + eax]
            //   85d2                 | test                edx, edx
            //   7455                 | je                  0x57
            //   668b81c0a95500       | mov                 ax, word ptr [ecx + 0x55a9c0]
            //   662b81bca95500       | sub                 ax, word ptr [ecx + 0x55a9bc]
            //   6603c2               | add                 ax, dx

        $sequence_4 = { 8d4dfc 51 56 56 6a03 683f010000 50 }
            // n = 7, score = 100
            //   8d4dfc               | lea                 ecx, [ebp - 4]
            //   51                   | push                ecx
            //   56                   | push                esi
            //   56                   | push                esi
            //   6a03                 | push                3
            //   683f010000           | push                0x13f
            //   50                   | push                eax

        $sequence_5 = { 6bc030 59 59 0304b560ee5500 eb02 8bc3 }
            // n = 6, score = 100
            //   6bc030               | imul                eax, eax, 0x30
            //   59                   | pop                 ecx
            //   59                   | pop                 ecx
            //   0304b560ee5500       | add                 eax, dword ptr [esi*4 + 0x55ee60]
            //   eb02                 | jmp                 4
            //   8bc3                 | mov                 eax, ebx

        $sequence_6 = { 6a03 56 56 6800000040 50 89b5f8efffff }
            // n = 6, score = 100
            //   6a03                 | push                3
            //   56                   | push                esi
            //   56                   | push                esi
            //   6800000040           | push                0x40000000
            //   50                   | push                eax
            //   89b5f8efffff         | mov                 dword ptr [ebp - 0x1008], esi

        $sequence_7 = { 57 8d4ddc 51 8d4df4 51 8d4dfc }
            // n = 6, score = 100
            //   57                   | push                edi
            //   8d4ddc               | lea                 ecx, [ebp - 0x24]
            //   51                   | push                ecx
            //   8d4df4               | lea                 ecx, [ebp - 0xc]
            //   51                   | push                ecx
            //   8d4dfc               | lea                 ecx, [ebp - 4]

        $sequence_8 = { 42 83c014 3b9688000000 7ce3 c7470400000000 ff4704 8b4708 }
            // n = 7, score = 100
            //   42                   | inc                 edx
            //   83c014               | add                 eax, 0x14
            //   3b9688000000         | cmp                 edx, dword ptr [esi + 0x88]
            //   7ce3                 | jl                  0xffffffe5
            //   c7470400000000       | mov                 dword ptr [edi + 4], 0
            //   ff4704               | inc                 dword ptr [edi + 4]
            //   8b4708               | mov                 eax, dword ptr [edi + 8]

        $sequence_9 = { 50 ffd3 8b7608 8bf8 8b44245c 83ee08 83c00c }
            // n = 7, score = 100
            //   50                   | push                eax
            //   ffd3                 | call                ebx
            //   8b7608               | mov                 esi, dword ptr [esi + 8]
            //   8bf8                 | mov                 edi, eax
            //   8b44245c             | mov                 eax, dword ptr [esp + 0x5c]
            //   83ee08               | sub                 esi, 8
            //   83c00c               | add                 eax, 0xc

        $sequence_10 = { 89442410 85c0 7438 8d4508 8bd7 }
            // n = 5, score = 100
            //   89442410             | mov                 dword ptr [esp + 0x10], eax
            //   85c0                 | test                eax, eax
            //   7438                 | je                  0x3a
            //   8d4508               | lea                 eax, [ebp + 8]
            //   8bd7                 | mov                 edx, edi

        $sequence_11 = { 750f 837e3800 750f 8bd6 8bcb }
            // n = 5, score = 100
            //   750f                 | jne                 0x11
            //   837e3800             | cmp                 dword ptr [esi + 0x38], 0
            //   750f                 | jne                 0x11
            //   8bd6                 | mov                 edx, esi
            //   8bcb                 | mov                 ecx, ebx

        $sequence_12 = { 7316 8b811c010000 8906 ff8908010000 89b11c010000 5e }
            // n = 6, score = 100
            //   7316                 | jae                 0x18
            //   8b811c010000         | mov                 eax, dword ptr [ecx + 0x11c]
            //   8906                 | mov                 dword ptr [esi], eax
            //   ff8908010000         | dec                 dword ptr [ecx + 0x108]
            //   89b11c010000         | mov                 dword ptr [ecx + 0x11c], esi
            //   5e                   | pop                 esi

        $sequence_13 = { 8d0cbf 8b4658 c704880d000000 c744880400000000 c744880800000000 c744880c00000000 c744881000000000 }
            // n = 7, score = 100
            //   8d0cbf               | lea                 ecx, [edi + edi*4]
            //   8b4658               | mov                 eax, dword ptr [esi + 0x58]
            //   c704880d000000       | mov                 dword ptr [eax + ecx*4], 0xd
            //   c744880400000000     | mov                 dword ptr [eax + ecx*4 + 4], 0
            //   c744880800000000     | mov                 dword ptr [eax + ecx*4 + 8], 0
            //   c744880c00000000     | mov                 dword ptr [eax + ecx*4 + 0xc], 0
            //   c744881000000000     | mov                 dword ptr [eax + ecx*4 + 0x10], 0

        $sequence_14 = { 57 8d44241c 50 ff7508 33ff }
            // n = 5, score = 100
            //   57                   | push                edi
            //   8d44241c             | lea                 eax, [esp + 0x1c]
            //   50                   | push                eax
            //   ff7508               | push                dword ptr [ebp + 8]
            //   33ff                 | xor                 edi, edi

        $sequence_15 = { 8b0402 89842488000000 8b0411 8984248c000000 8b441104 89842490000000 8b4728 }
            // n = 7, score = 100
            //   8b0402               | mov                 eax, dword ptr [edx + eax]
            //   89842488000000       | mov                 dword ptr [esp + 0x88], eax
            //   8b0411               | mov                 eax, dword ptr [ecx + edx]
            //   8984248c000000       | mov                 dword ptr [esp + 0x8c], eax
            //   8b441104             | mov                 eax, dword ptr [ecx + edx + 4]
            //   89842490000000       | mov                 dword ptr [esp + 0x90], eax
            //   8b4728               | mov                 eax, dword ptr [edi + 0x28]

        $sequence_16 = { 8b4004 8b4020 894508 89460c 8b45f8 895618 }
            // n = 6, score = 100
            //   8b4004               | mov                 eax, dword ptr [eax + 4]
            //   8b4020               | mov                 eax, dword ptr [eax + 0x20]
            //   894508               | mov                 dword ptr [ebp + 8], eax
            //   89460c               | mov                 dword ptr [esi + 0xc], eax
            //   8b45f8               | mov                 eax, dword ptr [ebp - 8]
            //   895618               | mov                 dword ptr [esi + 0x18], edx

        $sequence_17 = { 8d85f8efffff 56 50 8bd9 89b5e4efffff 89b5f0efffff 89b5f4efffff }
            // n = 7, score = 100
            //   8d85f8efffff         | lea                 eax, [ebp - 0x1008]
            //   56                   | push                esi
            //   50                   | push                eax
            //   8bd9                 | mov                 ebx, ecx
            //   89b5e4efffff         | mov                 dword ptr [ebp - 0x101c], esi
            //   89b5f0efffff         | mov                 dword ptr [ebp - 0x1010], esi
            //   89b5f4efffff         | mov                 dword ptr [ebp - 0x100c], esi

        $sequence_18 = { 7515 8b45fc 817848f8d45500 7409 ff7048 }
            // n = 5, score = 100
            //   7515                 | jne                 0x17
            //   8b45fc               | mov                 eax, dword ptr [ebp - 4]
            //   817848f8d45500       | cmp                 dword ptr [eax + 0x48], 0x55d4f8
            //   7409                 | je                  0xb
            //   ff7048               | push                dword ptr [eax + 0x48]

        $sequence_19 = { ba12000000 8bce e8???????? 83c40c eb32 8b7c2430 8d4101 }
            // n = 7, score = 100
            //   ba12000000           | mov                 edx, 0x12
            //   8bce                 | mov                 ecx, esi
            //   e8????????           |                     
            //   83c40c               | add                 esp, 0xc
            //   eb32                 | jmp                 0x34
            //   8b7c2430             | mov                 edi, dword ptr [esp + 0x30]
            //   8d4101               | lea                 eax, [ecx + 1]

        $sequence_20 = { 8b442420 ff7004 ff30 e8???????? 83c41c b9ffffffff }
            // n = 6, score = 100
            //   8b442420             | mov                 eax, dword ptr [esp + 0x20]
            //   ff7004               | push                dword ptr [eax + 4]
            //   ff30                 | push                dword ptr [eax]
            //   e8????????           |                     
            //   83c41c               | add                 esp, 0x1c
            //   b9ffffffff           | mov                 ecx, 0xffffffff

        $sequence_21 = { 81f900100000 7605 b900100000 56 8d85e4efffff 50 51 }
            // n = 7, score = 100
            //   81f900100000         | cmp                 ecx, 0x1000
            //   7605                 | jbe                 7
            //   b900100000           | mov                 ecx, 0x1000
            //   56                   | push                esi
            //   8d85e4efffff         | lea                 eax, [ebp - 0x101c]
            //   50                   | push                eax
            //   51                   | push                ecx

        $sequence_22 = { ffb590f9ffff ffd3 f68594f9ffff10 743b 8b3d???????? 68???????? }
            // n = 6, score = 100
            //   ffb590f9ffff         | push                dword ptr [ebp - 0x670]
            //   ffd3                 | call                ebx
            //   f68594f9ffff10       | test                byte ptr [ebp - 0x66c], 0x10
            //   743b                 | je                  0x3d
            //   8b3d????????         |                     
            //   68????????           |                     

    condition:
        7 of them and filesize < 1392640
}
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