SYMBOLCOMMON_NAMEaka. SYNONYMS
win.pony (Back to overview)

Pony

aka: Siplog, Fareit

Actor(s): Cobalt

URLhaus        

According to KnowBe4, Pony Stealer is a password stealer that can decrypt or unlock passwords for over 110 different applications including VPN, FTP, email, instant messaging, web browsers and much more. Pony Stealer is very dangerous and once it infects a PC it will turn the device into a botnet, allowing it to use the PCs it infects to infect other PCs.

References
2021-09-01YouTube (Black Hat)Tsuyoshi Taniguchi, Christian Doerr
@online{taniguchi:20210901:how:98ed0d5, author = {Tsuyoshi Taniguchi and Christian Doerr}, title = {{How Did the Adversaries Abusing the Bitcoin Blockchain Evade Our Takeover?}}, date = {2021-09-01}, organization = {YouTube (Black Hat)}, url = {https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y8Z9KnL8s8s}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-09-12} } How Did the Adversaries Abusing the Bitcoin Blockchain Evade Our Takeover?
Cerber Pony
2021-05-06Black HatTsuyoshi Taniguchi, Christian Doerr
@techreport{taniguchi:20210506:how:45b144d, author = {Tsuyoshi Taniguchi and Christian Doerr}, title = {{How Did the Adversaries Abusing Bitcoin Blockchain Evade Our Takeover}}, date = {2021-05-06}, institution = {Black Hat}, url = {https://i.blackhat.com/asia-21/Thursday-Handouts/as21-Taniguchi-How-Did-The-Adversaries-Abusing-The-Bitcoin-Blockchain-Evade-Our-Takeover.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-09-12} } How Did the Adversaries Abusing Bitcoin Blockchain Evade Our Takeover
Cerber Pony
2021-05-04YouTube (0xca7)0xca7
@online{0xca7:20210504:malware:7647ea6, author = {0xca7}, title = {{Malware - Anti-Analysis}}, date = {2021-05-04}, organization = {YouTube (0xca7)}, url = {https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=42yldTQ-fWA}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-05-04} } Malware - Anti-Analysis
Pony
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
2021-01-28Youtube (Virus Bulletin)Benoît Ancel
@online{ancel:20210128:bagsu:7de60de, author = {Benoît Ancel}, title = {{The Bagsu banker case}}, date = {2021-01-28}, organization = {Youtube (Virus Bulletin)}, url = {https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EyDiIAt__dI}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-02-01} } The Bagsu banker case
Azorult DreamBot Emotet Pony TrickBot ZeusAction
2021SecureworksSecureWorks
@online{secureworks:2021:threat:9cb31b0, author = {SecureWorks}, title = {{Threat Profile: GOLD GALLEON}}, date = {2021}, organization = {Secureworks}, url = {http://www.secureworks.com/research/threat-profiles/gold-galleon}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-06-01} } Threat Profile: GOLD GALLEON
Agent Tesla HawkEye Keylogger Pony GOLD GALLEON
2021SecureworksSecureWorks
@online{secureworks:2021:threat:c81b928, author = {SecureWorks}, title = {{Threat Profile: GOLD EVERGREEN}}, date = {2021}, organization = {Secureworks}, url = {http://www.secureworks.com/research/threat-profiles/gold-evergreen}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-05-28} } Threat Profile: GOLD EVERGREEN
CryptoLocker Pony Zeus GOLD EVERGREEN
2020-07-30SpamhausSpamhaus Malware Labs
@techreport{labs:20200730:spamhaus:038546d, author = {Spamhaus Malware Labs}, title = {{Spamhaus Botnet Threat Update Q2 2020}}, date = {2020-07-30}, institution = {Spamhaus}, url = {https://www.spamhaus.org/news/images/botnet-report-2020-q2/2020-q2-spamhaus-botnet-threat-report.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-07-30} } Spamhaus Botnet Threat Update Q2 2020
AdWind Agent Tesla Arkei Stealer AsyncRAT Ave Maria Azorult DanaBot Emotet IcedID ISFB KPOT Stealer Loki Password Stealer (PWS) Nanocore RAT NetWire RC NjRAT Pony Raccoon RedLine Stealer Remcos Zloader
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
2020-05-21Intel 471Intel 471
@online{471:20200521:brief:048d164, author = {Intel 471}, title = {{A brief history of TA505}}, date = {2020-05-21}, organization = {Intel 471}, url = {https://intel471.com/blog/a-brief-history-of-ta505}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-02-14} } A brief history of TA505
AndroMut Bart Dridex FlawedAmmyy FlawedGrace Gandcrab Get2 GlobeImposter Jaff Kegotip Locky Necurs Philadephia Ransom Pony QuantLoader Rockloader SDBbot ServHelper Shifu Snatch TrickBot
2020SecureworksSecureWorks
@online{secureworks:2020:gold:cbab642, author = {SecureWorks}, title = {{GOLD EVERGREEN}}, date = {2020}, organization = {Secureworks}, url = {https://www.secureworks.com/research/threat-profiles/gold-evergreen}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-05-23} } GOLD EVERGREEN
CryptoLocker Pony Zeus
2020SecureworksSecureWorks
@online{secureworks:2020:gold:65f4550, author = {SecureWorks}, title = {{GOLD ESSEX}}, date = {2020}, organization = {Secureworks}, url = {http://www.secureworks.com/research/threat-profiles/gold-essex}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-05-27} } GOLD ESSEX
Cutwail Pony Pushdo NARWHAL SPIDER
2020SecureworksSecureWorks
@online{secureworks:2020:gold:cf5f9e4, author = {SecureWorks}, title = {{GOLD GALLEON}}, date = {2020}, organization = {Secureworks}, url = {https://www.secureworks.com/research/threat-profiles/gold-galleon}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-05-23} } GOLD GALLEON
Agent Tesla HawkEye Keylogger Pony Predator The Thief
2019-08-10Check PointOmer Gull
@online{gull:20190810:select:56061b1, author = {Omer Gull}, title = {{SELECT code_execution FROM * USING SQLite;}}, date = {2019-08-10}, organization = {Check Point}, url = {https://research.checkpoint.com/2019/select-code_execution-from-using-sqlite/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-02-09} } SELECT code_execution FROM * USING SQLite;
Azorult Loki Password Stealer (PWS) Pony
2019-07-30int 0xcc blogRaashid Bhat
@online{bhat:20190730:practical:d049779, author = {Raashid Bhat}, title = {{Practical Threat Hunting and Incidence Response : A Case of A Pony Malware Infection}}, date = {2019-07-30}, organization = {int 0xcc blog}, url = {https://int0xcc.svbtle.com/practical-threat-hunting-and-incidence-response-a-case-of-a-pony-malware-infection}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-01-08} } Practical Threat Hunting and Incidence Response : A Case of A Pony Malware Infection
Pony
2018-04-18SecureworksCounter Threat Unit ResearchTeam
@online{researchteam:20180418:gold:c342756, author = {Counter Threat Unit ResearchTeam}, title = {{GOLD GALLEON: How a Nigerian Cyber Crew Plunders the Shipping Industry}}, date = {2018-04-18}, organization = {Secureworks}, url = {https://www.secureworks.com/research/gold-galleon-how-a-nigerian-cyber-crew-plunders-the-shipping-industry}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-06-01} } GOLD GALLEON: How a Nigerian Cyber Crew Plunders the Shipping Industry
Agent Tesla HawkEye Keylogger Pony GOLD GALLEON
2017-06McAfeeMcAfee
@techreport{mcafee:201706:mcafee:9fb6783, author = {McAfee}, title = {{McAfee Labs Threats Report}}, date = {2017-06}, institution = {McAfee}, url = {https://www.mcafee.com/us/resources/reports/rp-quarterly-threats-jun-2017.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-01-06} } McAfee Labs Threats Report
Pony
2016-08UperesiaFelix Weyne
@online{weyne:201608:analysis:10758de, author = {Felix Weyne}, title = {{Analysis of a packed Pony downloader}}, date = {2016-08}, organization = {Uperesia}, url = {https://www.uperesia.com/analysis-of-a-packed-pony-downloader}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-01-06} } Analysis of a packed Pony downloader
Pony
2015-09-09KnowBe4KnowBe4
@online{knowbe4:20150909:pony:9ec426a, author = {KnowBe4}, title = {{Pony Stealer Malware}}, date = {2015-09-09}, organization = {KnowBe4}, url = {https://www.knowbe4.com/pony-stealer}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-06-08} } Pony Stealer Malware
Pony
2015-02-25Github (nyx0)nyx0
@online{nyx0:20150225:pony:17f5bd3, author = {nyx0}, title = {{Pony Sourcecode}}, date = {2015-02-25}, organization = {Github (nyx0)}, url = {https://github.com/nyx0/Pony}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-01-09} } Pony Sourcecode
Pony
Yara Rules
[TLP:WHITE] win_pony_auto (20220808 | Detects win.pony.)
rule win_pony_auto {

    meta:
        author = "Felix Bilstein - yara-signator at cocacoding dot com"
        date = "2022-08-05"
        version = "1"
        description = "Detects win.pony."
        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.pony"
        malpedia_rule_date = "20220805"
        malpedia_hash = "6ec06c64bcfdbeda64eff021c766b4ce34542b71"
        malpedia_version = "20220808"
        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 = { e8???????? 8985dcf7ffff 8d85e0f7ffff 50 68???????? ffb5f0f7ffff ff35???????? }
            // n = 7, score = 800
            //   e8????????           |                     
            //   8985dcf7ffff         | mov                 dword ptr [ebp - 0x824], eax
            //   8d85e0f7ffff         | lea                 eax, [ebp - 0x820]
            //   50                   | push                eax
            //   68????????           |                     
            //   ffb5f0f7ffff         | push                dword ptr [ebp - 0x810]
            //   ff35????????         |                     

        $sequence_1 = { 83e33f c1e310 09de 8b18 81e300f00300 c1eb04 }
            // n = 6, score = 800
            //   83e33f               | and                 ebx, 0x3f
            //   c1e310               | shl                 ebx, 0x10
            //   09de                 | or                  esi, ebx
            //   8b18                 | mov                 ebx, dword ptr [eax]
            //   81e300f00300         | and                 ebx, 0x3f000
            //   c1eb04               | shr                 ebx, 4

        $sequence_2 = { 89852cffffff 83bd2cffffff00 741e 68???????? ffb52cffffff e8???????? }
            // n = 6, score = 800
            //   89852cffffff         | mov                 dword ptr [ebp - 0xd4], eax
            //   83bd2cffffff00       | cmp                 dword ptr [ebp - 0xd4], 0
            //   741e                 | je                  0x20
            //   68????????           |                     
            //   ffb52cffffff         | push                dword ptr [ebp - 0xd4]
            //   e8????????           |                     

        $sequence_3 = { c745ec00000000 c745f400000000 c745f000000000 8d45f0 50 8d45f4 50 }
            // n = 7, score = 800
            //   c745ec00000000       | mov                 dword ptr [ebp - 0x14], 0
            //   c745f400000000       | mov                 dword ptr [ebp - 0xc], 0
            //   c745f000000000       | mov                 dword ptr [ebp - 0x10], 0
            //   8d45f0               | lea                 eax, [ebp - 0x10]
            //   50                   | push                eax
            //   8d45f4               | lea                 eax, [ebp - 0xc]
            //   50                   | push                eax

        $sequence_4 = { 68???????? ff7514 e8???????? ffb5b4feffff 50 e8???????? 50 }
            // n = 7, score = 800
            //   68????????           |                     
            //   ff7514               | push                dword ptr [ebp + 0x14]
            //   e8????????           |                     
            //   ffb5b4feffff         | push                dword ptr [ebp - 0x14c]
            //   50                   | push                eax
            //   e8????????           |                     
            //   50                   | push                eax

        $sequence_5 = { 741a 68???????? 50 e8???????? 50 50 ff7508 }
            // n = 7, score = 800
            //   741a                 | je                  0x1c
            //   68????????           |                     
            //   50                   | push                eax
            //   e8????????           |                     
            //   50                   | push                eax
            //   50                   | push                eax
            //   ff7508               | push                dword ptr [ebp + 8]

        $sequence_6 = { 50 e8???????? ff7508 e8???????? 6a04 8d85e8feffff 50 }
            // n = 7, score = 800
            //   50                   | push                eax
            //   e8????????           |                     
            //   ff7508               | push                dword ptr [ebp + 8]
            //   e8????????           |                     
            //   6a04                 | push                4
            //   8d85e8feffff         | lea                 eax, [ebp - 0x118]
            //   50                   | push                eax

        $sequence_7 = { ff750c e8???????? d1e0 83c002 50 ff750c }
            // n = 6, score = 800
            //   ff750c               | push                dword ptr [ebp + 0xc]
            //   e8????????           |                     
            //   d1e0                 | shl                 eax, 1
            //   83c002               | add                 eax, 2
            //   50                   | push                eax
            //   ff750c               | push                dword ptr [ebp + 0xc]

        $sequence_8 = { 721f 8d45f8 50 6a18 ff7508 }
            // n = 5, score = 800
            //   721f                 | jb                  0x21
            //   8d45f8               | lea                 eax, [ebp - 8]
            //   50                   | push                eax
            //   6a18                 | push                0x18
            //   ff7508               | push                dword ptr [ebp + 8]

        $sequence_9 = { 50 8d458c 50 68???????? e8???????? e8???????? }
            // n = 6, score = 800
            //   50                   | push                eax
            //   8d458c               | lea                 eax, [ebp - 0x74]
            //   50                   | push                eax
            //   68????????           |                     
            //   e8????????           |                     
            //   e8????????           |                     

    condition:
        7 of them and filesize < 262144
}
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