SYMBOLCOMMON_NAMEaka. SYNONYMS
win.phobos (Back to overview)

Phobos


Ransomware.

References
2021-11-05BlackberryThe BlackBerry Research & Intelligence Team
@online{team:20211105:hunter:3c7bab9, author = {The BlackBerry Research & Intelligence Team}, title = {{Hunter Becomes Hunted: Zebra2104 Hides a Herd of Malware}}, date = {2021-11-05}, organization = {Blackberry}, url = {https://blogs.blackberry.com/en/2021/11/zebra2104}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-11-08} } Hunter Becomes Hunted: Zebra2104 Hides a Herd of Malware
Cobalt Strike DoppelDridex Mount Locker Phobos StrongPity
2021-10-07KasperskyFedor Sinitsyn, Yanis Zinchenko
@online{sinitsyn:20211007:ransomware:b5e74a3, author = {Fedor Sinitsyn and Yanis Zinchenko}, title = {{Ransomware in the CIS}}, date = {2021-10-07}, organization = {Kaspersky}, url = {https://securelist.com/cis-ransomware/104452/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-10-11} } Ransomware in the CIS
Cryakl Dharma Hakbit Phobos Void
2021-07-22Serviciul Român de InformațiiServiciul Român de Informații
@online{informaii:20210722:cyber:03cb12f, author = {Serviciul Român de Informații}, title = {{Cyber ​​attack with PHOBOS ransomware application}}, date = {2021-07-22}, organization = {Serviciul Român de Informații}, url = {https://www.sri.ro/articole/atac-cibernetic-cu-aplicatia-ransomware-phobos}, language = {Romanian}, urldate = {2021-07-26} } Cyber ​​attack with PHOBOS ransomware application
Phobos
2021-05-11Mal-Eatsmal_eats
@online{maleats:20210511:campo:0305ab9, author = {mal_eats}, title = {{Campo, a New Attack Campaign Targeting Japan}}, date = {2021-05-11}, organization = {Mal-Eats}, url = {https://mal-eats.net/en/2021/05/11/campo_new_attack_campaign_targeting_japan/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-06-01} } Campo, a New Attack Campaign Targeting Japan
Anchor_DNS BazarBackdoor campoloader Cobalt Strike Phobos Snifula TrickBot Zloader
2021-05-10Mal-Eatsmal_eats
@online{maleats:20210510:overview:50ff3b3, author = {mal_eats}, title = {{Overview of Campo, a new attack campaign targeting Japan}}, date = {2021-05-10}, organization = {Mal-Eats}, url = {https://mal-eats.net/2021/05/10/campo_new_attack_campaign_targeting_japan/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-05-13} } Overview of Campo, a new attack campaign targeting Japan
Anchor_DNS BazarBackdoor Cobalt Strike ISFB Phobos TrickBot Zloader
2021-04-27CrowdStrikeJosh Dalman, Kamil Janton, Eben Kaplan
@online{dalman:20210427:ransomware:8242ac5, author = {Josh Dalman and Kamil Janton and Eben Kaplan}, title = {{Ransomware Preparedness: A Call to Action}}, date = {2021-04-27}, organization = {CrowdStrike}, url = {https://www.crowdstrike.com/blog/ransomware-preparedness-a-call-to-action/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-05-31} } Ransomware Preparedness: A Call to Action
Dharma GlobeImposter Maze Phobos CIRCUS SPIDER TRAVELING SPIDER
2021-04-26CoveWareCoveWare
@online{coveware:20210426:ransomware:12586d5, author = {CoveWare}, title = {{Ransomware Attack Vectors Shift as New Software Vulnerability Exploits Abound}}, date = {2021-04-26}, organization = {CoveWare}, url = {https://www.coveware.com/blog/ransomware-attack-vectors-shift-as-new-software-vulnerability-exploits-abound}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-05-13} } Ransomware Attack Vectors Shift as New Software Vulnerability Exploits Abound
Avaddon Clop Conti DarkSide Egregor LockBit Mailto Phobos REvil Ryuk SunCrypt
2021-04-12PTSecurityPTSecurity
@online{ptsecurity:20210412:paas:1d06836, author = {PTSecurity}, title = {{PaaS, or how hackers evade antivirus software}}, date = {2021-04-12}, organization = {PTSecurity}, url = {https://www.ptsecurity.com/ww-en/analytics/pt-esc-threat-intelligence/paas-or-how-hackers-evade-antivirus-software/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-04-12} } PaaS, or how hackers evade antivirus software
Amadey Bunitu Cerber Dridex ISFB KPOT Stealer Mailto Nemty Phobos Pony Predator The Thief QakBot Raccoon RTM SmokeLoader Zloader
2021-04-02MorphisecMichael Gorelik
@online{gorelik:20210402:fair:6f62577, author = {Michael Gorelik}, title = {{The “Fair” Upgrade Variant of Phobos Ransomware}}, date = {2021-04-02}, organization = {Morphisec}, url = {https://blog.morphisec.com/the-fair-upgrade-variant-of-phobos-ransomware}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-04-06} } The “Fair” Upgrade Variant of Phobos Ransomware
Phobos
2021-03-17Palo Alto Networks Unit 42Unit42
@techreport{unit42:20210317:ransomware:504cc32, author = {Unit42}, title = {{Ransomware Threat Report 2021}}, date = {2021-03-17}, institution = {Palo Alto Networks Unit 42}, url = {https://www.paloaltonetworks.com/content/dam/pan/en_US/assets/pdf/reports/Unit_42/unit42-ransomware-threat-report-2021.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-03-19} } Ransomware Threat Report 2021
RansomEXX Dharma DoppelPaymer Gandcrab Mailto Maze Phobos RansomEXX REvil Ryuk WastedLocker
2020-10-13FortinetXiaopeng Zhang
@online{zhang:20201013:deep:e95d109, author = {Xiaopeng Zhang}, title = {{Deep Analysis – The EKING Variant of Phobos Ransomware}}, date = {2020-10-13}, organization = {Fortinet}, url = {https://www.fortinet.com/blog/threat-research/deep-analysis-the-eking-variant-of-phobos-ransomware}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-10-20} } Deep Analysis – The EKING Variant of Phobos Ransomware
Phobos
2020-07-29ESET Researchwelivesecurity
@techreport{welivesecurity:20200729:threat:496355c, author = {welivesecurity}, title = {{THREAT REPORT Q2 2020}}, date = {2020-07-29}, institution = {ESET Research}, url = {https://www.welivesecurity.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/ESET_Threat_Report_Q22020.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-07-30} } THREAT REPORT Q2 2020
DEFENSOR ID HiddenAd Bundlore Pirrit Agent.BTZ Cerber ClipBanker CROSSWALK Cryptowall CTB Locker DanaBot Dharma Formbook Gandcrab Grandoreiro Houdini ISFB LockBit Locky Mailto Maze Microcin Nemty NjRAT Phobos PlugX Pony REvil Socelars STOP Tinba TrickBot WannaCryptor
2020-04-24Advanced IntelligenceBridgit Sullivan
@online{sullivan:20200424:inside:ee63bb1, author = {Bridgit Sullivan}, title = {{Inside "Phobos" Ransomware: "Dharma" Past & Underground}}, date = {2020-04-24}, organization = {Advanced Intelligence}, url = {https://www.advanced-intel.com/post/inside-phobos-ransomware-dharma-past-underground}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-07-30} } Inside "Phobos" Ransomware: "Dharma" Past & Underground
Dharma Phobos
2020-03-04CrowdStrikeCrowdStrike
@techreport{crowdstrike:20200304:2020:818c85f, author = {CrowdStrike}, title = {{2020 CrowdStrike Global Threat Report}}, date = {2020-03-04}, institution = {CrowdStrike}, url = {https://go.crowdstrike.com/rs/281-OBQ-266/images/Report2020CrowdStrikeGlobalThreatReport.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-07-24} } 2020 CrowdStrike Global Threat Report
MESSAGETAP More_eggs 8.t Dropper Anchor BabyShark BadNews Clop Cobalt Strike CobInt Cobra Carbon System Cutwail DanaBot Dharma DoppelDridex DoppelPaymer Dridex Emotet FlawedAmmyy FriedEx Gandcrab Get2 IcedID ISFB KerrDown LightNeuron LockerGoga Maze MECHANICAL Necurs Nokki Outlook Backdoor Phobos Predator The Thief QakBot REvil RobinHood Ryuk SDBbot Skipper SmokeLoader TerraRecon TerraStealer TerraTV TinyLoader TrickBot vidar Winnti ANTHROPOID SPIDER APT31 APT39 BlackTech BuhTrap Charming Kitten CLOCKWORK SPIDER DOPPEL SPIDER FIN7 Gamaredon Group Leviathan MONTY SPIDER Mustang Panda NARWHAL SPIDER NOCTURNAL SPIDER PINCHY SPIDER Pirate Panda SALTY SPIDER SCULLY SPIDER SMOKY SPIDER Thrip VENOM SPIDER
2020-02-25RSA ConferenceJoel DeCapua
@online{decapua:20200225:feds:423f929, author = {Joel DeCapua}, title = {{Feds Fighting Ransomware: How the FBI Investigates and How You Can Help}}, date = {2020-02-25}, organization = {RSA Conference}, url = {https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LUxOcpIRxmg}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-03-04} } Feds Fighting Ransomware: How the FBI Investigates and How You Can Help
FastCash Cerber Defray Dharma FriedEx Gandcrab GlobeImposter Mamba Phobos Rapid Ransom REvil Ryuk SamSam Zeus
2020-01-17SecureworksTamada Kiyotaka, Keita Yamazaki, You Nakatsuru
@techreport{kiyotaka:20200117:is:969ff38, author = {Tamada Kiyotaka and Keita Yamazaki and You Nakatsuru}, title = {{Is It Wrong to Try to Find APT Techniques in Ransomware Attack?}}, date = {2020-01-17}, institution = {Secureworks}, url = {https://jsac.jpcert.or.jp/archive/2020/pdf/JSAC2020_1_tamada-yamazaki-nakatsuru_en.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-04-06} } Is It Wrong to Try to Find APT Techniques in Ransomware Attack?
Defray Dharma FriedEx Gandcrab GlobeImposter Matrix Ransom MedusaLocker Phobos REvil Ryuk SamSam Scarab Ransomware
2020-01-10MalwarebytesJovi Umawing
@online{umawing:20200110:threat:9e615e1, author = {Jovi Umawing}, title = {{Threat spotlight: Phobos ransomware lives up to its name}}, date = {2020-01-10}, organization = {Malwarebytes}, url = {https://blog.malwarebytes.com/threat-spotlight/2020/01/threat-spotlight-phobos-ransomware-lives-up-to-its-name/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-01-22} } Threat spotlight: Phobos ransomware lives up to its name
Phobos
2020BlackberryBlackberry Research
@techreport{research:2020:state:e5941af, author = {Blackberry Research}, title = {{State of Ransomware}}, date = {2020}, institution = {Blackberry}, url = {https://www.blackberry.com/content/dam/blackberry-com/asset/enterprise/pdf/wp-spark-state-of-ransomware.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-01-01} } State of Ransomware
Maze MedusaLocker Nefilim Phobos REvil Ryuk STOP
2019-07-24Malwarebyteshasherezade
@online{hasherezade:20190724:deep:c7d1aed, author = {hasherezade}, title = {{A deep dive into Phobos ransomware}}, date = {2019-07-24}, organization = {Malwarebytes}, url = {https://blog.malwarebytes.com/threat-analysis/2019/07/a-deep-dive-into-phobos-ransomware/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-01-13} } A deep dive into Phobos ransomware
Phobos
2019-01-29CodeWareCoveWare
@online{coveware:20190129:phobos:8423f74, author = {CoveWare}, title = {{Phobos Ransomware, A Combo of CrySiS and Dharma}}, date = {2019-01-29}, organization = {CodeWare}, url = {https://www.coveware.com/blog/phobos-ransomware-distributed-dharma-crew}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-01-08} } Phobos Ransomware, A Combo of CrySiS and Dharma
Phobos
Yara Rules
[TLP:WHITE] win_phobos_auto (20211008 | Detects win.phobos.)
rule win_phobos_auto {

    meta:
        author = "Felix Bilstein - yara-signator at cocacoding dot com"
        date = "2021-10-07"
        version = "1"
        description = "Detects win.phobos."
        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.phobos"
        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 = { 23d0 0fb692d0c54000 33d3 8bdf }
            // n = 4, score = 100
            //   23d0                 | and                 edx, eax
            //   0fb692d0c54000       | movzx               edx, byte ptr [edx + 0x40c5d0]
            //   33d3                 | xor                 edx, ebx
            //   8bdf                 | mov                 ebx, edi

        $sequence_1 = { 5e 59 c3 55 8bec 81ec38020000 53 }
            // n = 7, score = 100
            //   5e                   | pop                 esi
            //   59                   | pop                 ecx
            //   c3                   | ret                 
            //   55                   | push                ebp
            //   8bec                 | mov                 ebp, esp
            //   81ec38020000         | sub                 esp, 0x238
            //   53                   | push                ebx

        $sequence_2 = { 395df8 7409 ff75f8 ff15???????? 3bf3 7407 56 }
            // n = 7, score = 100
            //   395df8               | cmp                 dword ptr [ebp - 8], ebx
            //   7409                 | je                  0xb
            //   ff75f8               | push                dword ptr [ebp - 8]
            //   ff15????????         |                     
            //   3bf3                 | cmp                 esi, ebx
            //   7407                 | je                  9
            //   56                   | push                esi

        $sequence_3 = { 5b c3 55 8bec 83ec2c 8b4d10 8b4508 }
            // n = 7, score = 100
            //   5b                   | pop                 ebx
            //   c3                   | ret                 
            //   55                   | push                ebp
            //   8bec                 | mov                 ebp, esp
            //   83ec2c               | sub                 esp, 0x2c
            //   8b4d10               | mov                 ecx, dword ptr [ebp + 0x10]
            //   8b4508               | mov                 eax, dword ptr [ebp + 8]

        $sequence_4 = { 85c0 743f 8d855cfdffff 8d8d4cfbffff e8???????? 85c0 }
            // n = 6, score = 100
            //   85c0                 | test                eax, eax
            //   743f                 | je                  0x41
            //   8d855cfdffff         | lea                 eax, dword ptr [ebp - 0x2a4]
            //   8d8d4cfbffff         | lea                 ecx, dword ptr [ebp - 0x4b4]
            //   e8????????           |                     
            //   85c0                 | test                eax, eax

        $sequence_5 = { 55 8bec 8b4508 8b550c 8b4d10 56 57 }
            // n = 7, score = 100
            //   55                   | push                ebp
            //   8bec                 | mov                 ebp, esp
            //   8b4508               | mov                 eax, dword ptr [ebp + 8]
            //   8b550c               | mov                 edx, dword ptr [ebp + 0xc]
            //   8b4d10               | mov                 ecx, dword ptr [ebp + 0x10]
            //   56                   | push                esi
            //   57                   | push                edi

        $sequence_6 = { 894e04 8b4f04 894e0c 8b4e04 6bc90c 51 }
            // n = 6, score = 100
            //   894e04               | mov                 dword ptr [esi + 4], ecx
            //   8b4f04               | mov                 ecx, dword ptr [edi + 4]
            //   894e0c               | mov                 dword ptr [esi + 0xc], ecx
            //   8b4e04               | mov                 ecx, dword ptr [esi + 4]
            //   6bc90c               | imul                ecx, ecx, 0xc
            //   51                   | push                ecx

        $sequence_7 = { 0f84b5000000 3bfb 0f84b8000000 ff74240c e8???????? 59 }
            // n = 6, score = 100
            //   0f84b5000000         | je                  0xbb
            //   3bfb                 | cmp                 edi, ebx
            //   0f84b8000000         | je                  0xbe
            //   ff74240c             | push                dword ptr [esp + 0xc]
            //   e8????????           |                     
            //   59                   | pop                 ecx

        $sequence_8 = { 8bc7 5f 5d c3 55 8bec 68a4000000 }
            // n = 7, score = 100
            //   8bc7                 | mov                 eax, edi
            //   5f                   | pop                 edi
            //   5d                   | pop                 ebp
            //   c3                   | ret                 
            //   55                   | push                ebp
            //   8bec                 | mov                 ebp, esp
            //   68a4000000           | push                0xa4

        $sequence_9 = { 740f ff7508 56 e8???????? 59 59 8bc6 }
            // n = 7, score = 100
            //   740f                 | je                  0x11
            //   ff7508               | push                dword ptr [ebp + 8]
            //   56                   | push                esi
            //   e8????????           |                     
            //   59                   | pop                 ecx
            //   59                   | pop                 ecx
            //   8bc6                 | mov                 eax, esi

    condition:
        7 of them and filesize < 139264
}
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