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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 (20210616 | Detects win.olympic_destroyer.)
rule win_olympic_destroyer_auto {

    meta:
        author = "Felix Bilstein - yara-signator at cocacoding dot com"
        date = "2021-06-10"
        version = "1"
        description = "Detects win.olympic_destroyer."
        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.olympic_destroyer"
        malpedia_rule_date = "20210604"
        malpedia_hash = "be09d5d71e77373c0f538068be31a2ad4c69cfbd"
        malpedia_version = "20210616"
        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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     */


    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 = { 6a08 68???????? e8???????? 68???????? ff15???????? 8b7508 c7465cd86b4000 }
            // n = 7, score = 100
            //   6a08                 | push                8
            //   68????????           |                     
            //   e8????????           |                     
            //   68????????           |                     
            //   ff15????????         |                     
            //   8b7508               | mov                 esi, dword ptr [ebp + 8]
            //   c7465cd86b4000       | mov                 dword ptr [esi + 0x5c], 0x406bd8

        $sequence_2 = { c744242400400000 ff15???????? 85c0 0f85b3000000 ff742410 }
            // n = 5, score = 100
            //   c744242400400000     | mov                 dword ptr [esp + 0x24], 0x4000
            //   ff15????????         |                     
            //   85c0                 | test                eax, eax
            //   0f85b3000000         | jne                 0xb9
            //   ff742410             | push                dword ptr [esp + 0x10]

        $sequence_3 = { 50 6800100000 8d85fcefffff 50 57 ff15???????? 85c0 }
            // n = 7, score = 100
            //   50                   | push                eax
            //   6800100000           | push                0x1000
            //   8d85fcefffff         | lea                 eax, dword ptr [ebp - 0x1004]
            //   50                   | push                eax
            //   57                   | push                edi
            //   ff15????????         |                     
            //   85c0                 | test                eax, eax

        $sequence_4 = { 4b 85f6 7450 8b4018 }
            // n = 4, score = 100
            //   4b                   | dec                 ebx
            //   85f6                 | test                esi, esi
            //   7450                 | je                  0x52
            //   8b4018               | mov                 eax, dword ptr [eax + 0x18]

        $sequence_5 = { 6a08 8d4c2428 89442410 e8???????? }
            // n = 4, score = 100
            //   6a08                 | push                8
            //   8d4c2428             | lea                 ecx, dword ptr [esp + 0x28]
            //   89442410             | mov                 dword ptr [esp + 0x10], eax
            //   e8????????           |                     

        $sequence_6 = { 894c2434 85c9 0f886c040000 a1???????? }
            // n = 4, score = 100
            //   894c2434             | mov                 dword ptr [esp + 0x34], ecx
            //   85c9                 | test                ecx, ecx
            //   0f886c040000         | js                  0x472
            //   a1????????           |                     

        $sequence_7 = { 4b c745f800000000 c7450800000000 83ff02 }
            // n = 4, score = 100
            //   4b                   | dec                 ebx
            //   c745f800000000       | mov                 dword ptr [ebp - 8], 0
            //   c7450800000000       | mov                 dword ptr [ebp + 8], 0
            //   83ff02               | cmp                 edi, 2

        $sequence_8 = { 8d4f0c 56 e8???????? 83c404 b801000000 5f 5e }
            // n = 7, score = 100
            //   8d4f0c               | lea                 ecx, dword ptr [edi + 0xc]
            //   56                   | push                esi
            //   e8????????           |                     
            //   83c404               | add                 esp, 4
            //   b801000000           | mov                 eax, 1
            //   5f                   | pop                 edi
            //   5e                   | pop                 esi

        $sequence_9 = { 8d6bf8 eb19 3db8240000 730a bb28000000 }
            // n = 5, score = 100
            //   8d6bf8               | lea                 ebp, dword ptr [ebx - 8]
            //   eb19                 | jmp                 0x1b
            //   3db8240000           | cmp                 eax, 0x24b8
            //   730a                 | jae                 0xc
            //   bb28000000           | mov                 ebx, 0x28

        $sequence_10 = { 53 ffd7 56 8d85e4efffff 50 6a01 }
            // n = 6, score = 100
            //   53                   | push                ebx
            //   ffd7                 | call                edi
            //   56                   | push                esi
            //   8d85e4efffff         | lea                 eax, dword ptr [ebp - 0x101c]
            //   50                   | push                eax
            //   6a01                 | push                1

        $sequence_11 = { 4b eb65 85c9 7e3d }
            // n = 4, score = 100
            //   4b                   | dec                 ebx
            //   eb65                 | jmp                 0x67
            //   85c9                 | test                ecx, ecx
            //   7e3d                 | jle                 0x3f

        $sequence_12 = { 4e 0fb74212 8bca 83c220 }
            // n = 4, score = 100
            //   4e                   | dec                 esi
            //   0fb74212             | movzx               eax, word ptr [edx + 0x12]
            //   8bca                 | mov                 ecx, edx
            //   83c220               | add                 edx, 0x20

        $sequence_13 = { 8b0c8560ee5500 8b45e8 f644012880 7446 0fbec3 83e800 }
            // n = 6, score = 100
            //   8b0c8560ee5500       | mov                 ecx, dword ptr [eax*4 + 0x55ee60]
            //   8b45e8               | mov                 eax, dword ptr [ebp - 0x18]
            //   f644012880           | test                byte ptr [ecx + eax + 0x28], 0x80
            //   7446                 | je                  0x48
            //   0fbec3               | movsx               eax, bl
            //   83e800               | sub                 eax, 0

        $sequence_14 = { 0f454c2414 894c240c 8b15???????? 8d4e10 }
            // n = 4, score = 100
            //   0f454c2414           | cmovne              ecx, dword ptr [esp + 0x14]
            //   894c240c             | mov                 dword ptr [esp + 0xc], ecx
            //   8b15????????         |                     
            //   8d4e10               | lea                 ecx, dword ptr [esi + 0x10]

        $sequence_15 = { 4b 85db 0f8e02f9ffff 8b7df8 }
            // n = 4, score = 100
            //   4b                   | dec                 ebx
            //   85db                 | test                ebx, ebx
            //   0f8e02f9ffff         | jle                 0xfffff908
            //   8b7df8               | mov                 edi, dword ptr [ebp - 8]

        $sequence_16 = { 4e 03f2 89742440 8b44241c }
            // n = 4, score = 100
            //   4e                   | dec                 esi
            //   03f2                 | add                 esi, edx
            //   89742440             | mov                 dword ptr [esp + 0x40], esi
            //   8b44241c             | mov                 eax, dword ptr [esp + 0x1c]

        $sequence_17 = { ffd6 50 ffd7 6a00 e8???????? }
            // n = 5, score = 100
            //   ffd6                 | call                esi
            //   50                   | push                eax
            //   ffd7                 | call                edi
            //   6a00                 | push                0
            //   e8????????           |                     

        $sequence_18 = { 4b 894df8 85d2 0f84ad000000 8b4204 33f6 }
            // n = 6, score = 100
            //   4b                   | dec                 ebx
            //   894df8               | mov                 dword ptr [ebp - 8], ecx
            //   85d2                 | test                edx, edx
            //   0f84ad000000         | je                  0xb3
            //   8b4204               | mov                 eax, dword ptr [edx + 4]
            //   33f6                 | xor                 esi, esi

        $sequence_19 = { 33c0 8dbdecefffff 6800100000 89b5e8efffff }
            // n = 4, score = 100
            //   33c0                 | xor                 eax, eax
            //   8dbdecefffff         | lea                 edi, dword ptr [ebp - 0x1014]
            //   6800100000           | push                0x1000
            //   89b5e8efffff         | mov                 dword ptr [ebp - 0x1018], esi

        $sequence_20 = { 8b4048 f00fc118 4b 7515 8b45fc 817848f8d45500 7409 }
            // n = 7, score = 100
            //   8b4048               | mov                 eax, dword ptr [eax + 0x48]
            //   f00fc118             | lock xadd           dword ptr [eax], ebx
            //   4b                   | dec                 ebx
            //   7515                 | jne                 0x17
            //   8b45fc               | mov                 eax, dword ptr [ebp - 4]
            //   817848f8d45500       | cmp                 dword ptr [eax + 0x48], 0x55d4f8
            //   7409                 | je                  0xb

        $sequence_21 = { 56 ff15???????? cc 3b0d???????? 7502 f3c3 }
            // n = 6, score = 100
            //   56                   | push                esi
            //   ff15????????         |                     
            //   cc                   | int3                
            //   3b0d????????         |                     
            //   7502                 | jne                 4
            //   f3c3                 | ret                 

        $sequence_22 = { 817c242403010000 0f8570ffffff 56 ff15???????? ff74241c }
            // n = 5, score = 100
            //   817c242403010000     | cmp                 dword ptr [esp + 0x24], 0x103
            //   0f8570ffffff         | jne                 0xffffff76
            //   56                   | push                esi
            //   ff15????????         |                     
            //   ff74241c             | push                dword ptr [esp + 0x1c]

    condition:
        7 of them and filesize < 1392640
}
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