SYMBOLCOMMON_NAMEaka. SYNONYMS
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QakBot

aka: Oakboat, Pinkslipbot, Qbot, Quakbot

Actor(s): GOLD CABIN

URLhaus    

QBot is a modular information stealer also known as Qakbot or Pinkslipbot. It has been active for years since 2007. It has historically been known as a banking Trojan, meaning that it steals financial data from infected systems, and a loader using C2 servers for payload targeting and download.

References
2023-09-22PRODAFTPRODAFT
@online{prodaft:20230922:darkgate:23e4b9e, author = {PRODAFT}, title = {{DarkGate IOCs}}, date = {2023-09-22}, organization = {PRODAFT}, url = {https://github.com/prodaft/malware-ioc/blob/master/PTI-66/DarkGate.md}, language = {English}, urldate = {2023-09-25} } DarkGate IOCs
DarkGate QakBot
2023-08-29KrebsOnSecurityBrian Krebs
@online{krebs:20230829:us:bd6f194, author = {Brian Krebs}, title = {{U.S. Hacks QakBot, Quietly Removes Botnet Infections}}, date = {2023-08-29}, organization = {KrebsOnSecurity}, url = {https://krebsonsecurity.com/2023/08/u-s-hacks-qakbot-quietly-removes-botnet-infections/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2023-08-31} } U.S. Hacks QakBot, Quietly Removes Botnet Infections
QakBot
2023-08-29SecureworksCounter Threat Unit ResearchTeam
@online{researchteam:20230829:law:6b1fa22, author = {Counter Threat Unit ResearchTeam}, title = {{Law Enforcement Takes Down QakBot}}, date = {2023-08-29}, organization = {Secureworks}, url = {https://www.secureworks.com/blog/law-enforcement-takes-down-qakbot}, language = {English}, urldate = {2023-08-30} } Law Enforcement Takes Down QakBot
QakBot
2023-08-29SpamhausSpamhaus Team
@online{team:20230829:qakbot:f90306b, author = {Spamhaus Team}, title = {{Qakbot - the takedown and the remediation}}, date = {2023-08-29}, organization = {Spamhaus}, url = {https://www.spamhaus.org/news/article/819/qakbot-the-takedown-and-the-remediation}, language = {English}, urldate = {2023-09-17} } Qakbot - the takedown and the remediation
QakBot
2023-08-29FBIFBI
@online{fbi:20230829:fbi:808169e, author = {FBI}, title = {{FBI, Partners Dismantle Qakbot Infrastructure in Multinational Cyber Takedown}}, date = {2023-08-29}, organization = {FBI}, url = {https://www.fbi.gov/news/stories/fbi-partners-dismantle-qakbot-infrastructure-in-multinational-cyber-takedown}, language = {English}, urldate = {2023-08-30} } FBI, Partners Dismantle Qakbot Infrastructure in Multinational Cyber Takedown
QakBot
2023-08-29The Shadowserver FoundationShadowserver Foundation
@online{foundation:20230829:qakbot:dcbcf53, author = {Shadowserver Foundation}, title = {{Qakbot Botnet Disruption}}, date = {2023-08-29}, organization = {The Shadowserver Foundation}, url = {https://www.shadowserver.org/news/qakbot-botnet-disruption/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2023-08-29} } Qakbot Botnet Disruption
QakBot
2023-08-29US Department of JusticeDepartment of Justice
@online{justice:20230829:documents:f0371e8, author = {Department of Justice}, title = {{Documents and Resources related to the Disruption of the QakBot Malware and Botnet}}, date = {2023-08-29}, organization = {US Department of Justice}, url = {https://www.justice.gov/usao-cdca/divisions/national-security-division/qakbot-resources}, language = {English}, urldate = {2023-08-30} } Documents and Resources related to the Disruption of the QakBot Malware and Botnet
QakBot
2023-08-29US Department of JusticeUS Department of Justice
@online{justice:20230829:qakbot:12c7e7b, author = {US Department of Justice}, title = {{Qakbot Malware Disrupted in International Cyber Takedown}}, date = {2023-08-29}, organization = {US Department of Justice}, url = {https://www.justice.gov/usao-cdca/pr/qakbot-malware-disrupted-international-cyber-takedown}, language = {English}, urldate = {2023-08-30} } Qakbot Malware Disrupted in International Cyber Takedown
QakBot
2023-08-23Department of JusticeUnited States District Court for the Central District of California
@techreport{california:20230823:application:5207e98, author = {United States District Court for the Central District of California}, title = {{Application and Affidavit for a Seizure Warrant by Telephone or other Reliable Electronic Means}}, date = {2023-08-23}, institution = {Department of Justice}, url = {https://www.justice.gov/d9/2023-08/23mj4251_application_redacted.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2023-09-01} } Application and Affidavit for a Seizure Warrant by Telephone or other Reliable Electronic Means
QakBot
2023-08-21Department of JusticeUnited States District Court for the Central District of California
@techreport{california:20230821:application:1924cc0, author = {United States District Court for the Central District of California}, title = {{Application for a Warrant by Telephone or other reliable Electronic Means}}, date = {2023-08-21}, institution = {Department of Justice}, url = {https://www.justice.gov/d9/2023-08/23mj4244_application_redacted.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2023-09-01} } Application for a Warrant by Telephone or other reliable Electronic Means
QakBot
2023-08-07Team CymruS2 Research Team
@online{team:20230807:visualizing:c79bb11, author = {S2 Research Team}, title = {{Visualizing Qakbot Infrastructure Part II: Uncharted Territory}}, date = {2023-08-07}, organization = {Team Cymru}, url = {https://www.team-cymru.com/post/visualizing-qakbot-infrastructure-part-ii-uncharted-territory}, language = {English}, urldate = {2023-08-07} } Visualizing Qakbot Infrastructure Part II: Uncharted Territory
QakBot
2023-07-31d01aMohamed Adel
@online{adel:20230731:pikabot:8393b59, author = {Mohamed Adel}, title = {{Pikabot deep analysis}}, date = {2023-07-31}, organization = {d01a}, url = {https://d01a.github.io/pikabot/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2023-08-01} } Pikabot deep analysis
Pikabot QakBot
2023-07-28Red CanaryStef Rand
@online{rand:20230728:drop:83cf516, author = {Stef Rand}, title = {{Drop It Like It's Qbot: Separating malicious droppers, loaders, and crypters from their payloads}}, date = {2023-07-28}, organization = {Red Canary}, url = {https://sansorg.egnyte.com/dl/ALlvwK6fp0}, language = {English}, urldate = {2023-08-30} } Drop It Like It's Qbot: Separating malicious droppers, loaders, and crypters from their payloads
CloudEyE QakBot
2023-07-28YouTube (SANS Cyber Defense)Stef Rand
@online{rand:20230728:drop:c252f96, author = {Stef Rand}, title = {{Drop It Like It's Qbot: Separating malicious droppers, loaders, and crypters from their payloads}}, date = {2023-07-28}, organization = {YouTube (SANS Cyber Defense)}, url = {https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gk7fCC5RiAQ}, language = {English}, urldate = {2023-08-30} } Drop It Like It's Qbot: Separating malicious droppers, loaders, and crypters from their payloads
CloudEyE QakBot
2023-07-25ZscalerMeghraj Nandanwar, Satyam Singh, Pradeep Mahato
@online{nandanwar:20230725:hibernating:7cf0533, author = {Meghraj Nandanwar and Satyam Singh and Pradeep Mahato}, title = {{Hibernating Qakbot: A Comprehensive Study and In-depth Campaign Analysis}}, date = {2023-07-25}, organization = {Zscaler}, url = {https://www.zscaler.com/blogs/security-research/hibernating-qakbot-comprehensive-study-and-depth-campaign-analysis}, language = {English}, urldate = {2023-07-31} } Hibernating Qakbot: A Comprehensive Study and In-depth Campaign Analysis
QakBot
2023-07-11SpamhausSpamhaus Malware Labs
@techreport{labs:20230711:spamhaus:4e2885e, author = {Spamhaus Malware Labs}, title = {{Spamhaus Botnet Threat Update Q2 2023}}, date = {2023-07-11}, institution = {Spamhaus}, url = {https://info.spamhaus.com/hubfs/Botnet%20Reports/2023%20Q2%20Botnet%20Threat%20Update.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2023-07-22} } Spamhaus Botnet Threat Update Q2 2023
Hydra AsyncRAT Aurora Stealer Ave Maria BumbleBee Cobalt Strike DCRat Havoc IcedID ISFB NjRAT QakBot Quasar RAT RecordBreaker RedLine Stealer Remcos Rhadamanthys Sliver Tofsee
2023-06-08Twitter (@embee_research)Embee_research
@online{embeeresearch:20230608:practical:61d0677, author = {Embee_research}, title = {{Practical Queries for Identifying Malware Infrastructure: An informal page for storing Censys/Shodan queries}}, date = {2023-06-08}, organization = {Twitter (@embee_research)}, url = {https://embee-research.ghost.io/shodan-censys-queries/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2023-06-09} } Practical Queries for Identifying Malware Infrastructure: An informal page for storing Censys/Shodan queries
Amadey AsyncRAT Cobalt Strike QakBot Quasar RAT Sliver solarmarker
2023-06-01LumenBlack Lotus Labs
@online{labs:20230601:qakbot:5dbdbb8, author = {Black Lotus Labs}, title = {{Qakbot: Retool, Reinfect, Recycle}}, date = {2023-06-01}, organization = {Lumen}, url = {https://blog.lumen.com/qakbot-retool-reinfect-recycle/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2023-06-02} } Qakbot: Retool, Reinfect, Recycle
QakBot
2023-05-21Github (0xThiebaut)Maxime Thiebaut
@online{thiebaut:20230521:pcapeek:f4107bc, author = {Maxime Thiebaut}, title = {{PCAPeek}}, date = {2023-05-21}, organization = {Github (0xThiebaut)}, url = {https://github.com/0xThiebaut/PCAPeek/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2023-05-25} } PCAPeek
IcedID QakBot
2023-05-17Team CymruTeam Cymru
@online{cymru:20230517:visualizing:a560ffb, author = {Team Cymru}, title = {{Visualizing QakBot Infrastructure}}, date = {2023-05-17}, organization = {Team Cymru}, url = {https://www.team-cymru.com/post/visualizing-qakbot-infrastructure}, language = {English}, urldate = {2023-05-21} } Visualizing QakBot Infrastructure
QakBot
2023-04-18MandiantMandiant
@online{mandiant:20230418:mtrends:af1a28e, author = {Mandiant}, title = {{M-Trends 2023}}, date = {2023-04-18}, organization = {Mandiant}, url = {https://mandiant.widen.net/s/pkffwrbjlz/m-trends-2023}, language = {English}, urldate = {2023-04-18} } M-Trends 2023
QUIETEXIT AppleJeus Black Basta BlackCat CaddyWiper Cobalt Strike Dharma HermeticWiper Hive INDUSTROYER2 Ladon LockBit Meterpreter PartyTicket PlugX QakBot REvil Royal Ransom SystemBC WhisperGate
2023-04-18Rapid7 LabsMatt Green
@online{green:20230418:automating:5252cc0, author = {Matt Green}, title = {{Automating Qakbot Detection at Scale With Velociraptor}}, date = {2023-04-18}, organization = {Rapid7 Labs}, url = {https://www.rapid7.com/blog/post/2023/04/18/automating-qakbot-detection-at-scale-with/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2023-04-25} } Automating Qakbot Detection at Scale With Velociraptor
QakBot
2023-04-13SublimeSam Scholten
@online{scholten:20230413:detecting:18cb661, author = {Sam Scholten}, title = {{Detecting QakBot: WSF attachments, OneNote files, and generic attack surface reduction}}, date = {2023-04-13}, organization = {Sublime}, url = {https://sublime.security/blog/detecting-qakbot-wsf-attachments-onenote-files-and-generic-attack-surface-reduction}, language = {English}, urldate = {2023-04-18} } Detecting QakBot: WSF attachments, OneNote files, and generic attack surface reduction
QakBot
2023-04-12loginsoftBhargav koduru
@online{koduru:20230412:maximizing:167d572, author = {Bhargav koduru}, title = {{Maximizing Threat Detections of Qakbot with Osquery}}, date = {2023-04-12}, organization = {loginsoft}, url = {https://research.loginsoft.com/threat-research/blog-maximizing-threat-detections-of-qakbot-with-osquery/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2023-04-14} } Maximizing Threat Detections of Qakbot with Osquery
QakBot
2023-04-12SpamhausSpamhaus Malware Labs
@techreport{labs:20230412:spamhaus:aa309d1, author = {Spamhaus Malware Labs}, title = {{Spamhaus Botnet Threat Update Q1 2023}}, date = {2023-04-12}, institution = {Spamhaus}, url = {https://info.spamhaus.com/hubfs/Botnet%20Reports/2023%20Q1%20Botnet%20Threat%20Update.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2023-04-18} } Spamhaus Botnet Threat Update Q1 2023
FluBot Amadey AsyncRAT Aurora Ave Maria BumbleBee Cobalt Strike DCRat Emotet IcedID ISFB NjRAT QakBot RecordBreaker RedLine Stealer Remcos Rhadamanthys Sliver Tofsee Vidar
2023-04-10Check PointCheck Point
@online{point:20230410:march:144c1ad, author = {Check Point}, title = {{March 2023’s Most Wanted Malware: New Emotet Campaign Bypasses Microsoft Blocks to Distribute Malicious OneNote Files}}, date = {2023-04-10}, organization = {Check Point}, url = {https://blog.checkpoint.com/security/march-2023s-most-wanted-malware-new-emotet-campaign-bypasses-microsoft-blocks-to-distribute-malicious-onenote-files/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2023-04-12} } March 2023’s Most Wanted Malware: New Emotet Campaign Bypasses Microsoft Blocks to Distribute Malicious OneNote Files
Agent Tesla CloudEyE Emotet Formbook Nanocore RAT NjRAT QakBot Remcos Tofsee
2023-04-05velociraptorMatt Green
@online{green:20230405:automating:ef8b30e, author = {Matt Green}, title = {{Automating Qakbot Decode At Scale}}, date = {2023-04-05}, organization = {velociraptor}, url = {https://docs.velociraptor.app/blog/2023/2023-04-05-qakbot/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2023-04-18} } Automating Qakbot Decode At Scale
QakBot
2023-03-30United States District Court (Eastern District of New York)Microsoft, Fortra, HEALTH-ISAC
@techreport{microsoft:20230330:cracked:08c67c0, author = {Microsoft and Fortra and HEALTH-ISAC}, title = {{Cracked Cobalt Strike (1:23-cv-02447)}}, date = {2023-03-30}, institution = {United States District Court (Eastern District of New York)}, url = {https://noticeofpleadings.com/crackedcobaltstrike/files/ComplaintAndSummons/1%20-Microsoft%20Cobalt%20Strike%20-%20Complaint(907040021.9).pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2023-04-28} } Cracked Cobalt Strike (1:23-cv-02447)
Black Basta BlackCat LockBit RagnarLocker LockBit Black Basta BlackCat Cobalt Strike Cuba Emotet LockBit Mount Locker PLAY QakBot RagnarLocker Royal Ransom Zloader
2023-03-30loginsoftSaharsh Agrawal
@online{agrawal:20230330:from:7b46ae0, author = {Saharsh Agrawal}, title = {{From Innocence to Malice: The OneNote Malware Campaign Uncovered}}, date = {2023-03-30}, organization = {loginsoft}, url = {https://research.loginsoft.com/threat-research/from-innocence-to-malice-the-onenote-malware-campaign-uncovered/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2023-04-14} } From Innocence to Malice: The OneNote Malware Campaign Uncovered
Agent Tesla AsyncRAT DOUBLEBACK Emotet Formbook IcedID NetWire RC QakBot Quasar RAT RedLine Stealer XWorm
2023-03-24Lab52peko
@online{peko:20230324:bypassing:a6439f7, author = {peko}, title = {{Bypassing Qakbot Anti-Analysis}}, date = {2023-03-24}, organization = {Lab52}, url = {https://lab52.io/blog/bypassing-qakbot-anti-analysis-tactics/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2023-03-27} } Bypassing Qakbot Anti-Analysis
QakBot
2023-03-15ReliaquestRELIAQUEST THREAT RESEARCH TEAM
@online{team:20230315:qbot:cf3b85f, author = {RELIAQUEST THREAT RESEARCH TEAM}, title = {{QBot: Laying the Foundations for Black Basta Ransomware Activity}}, date = {2023-03-15}, organization = {Reliaquest}, url = {https://www.reliaquest.com/blog/qbot-black-basta-ransomware/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2023-04-18} } QBot: Laying the Foundations for Black Basta Ransomware Activity
Black Basta QakBot
2023-03-07TrellixPham Duy Phuc, Raghav Kapoor, John Fokker, Alejandro Houspanossian, Mathanraj Thangaraju
@online{phuc:20230307:qakbot:a1aef8e, author = {Pham Duy Phuc and Raghav Kapoor and John Fokker and Alejandro Houspanossian and Mathanraj Thangaraju}, title = {{Qakbot Evolves to OneNote Malware Distribution}}, date = {2023-03-07}, organization = {Trellix}, url = {https://www.trellix.com/en-us/about/newsroom/stories/research/qakbot-evolves-to-onenote-malware-distribution.html}, language = {English}, urldate = {2023-03-13} } Qakbot Evolves to OneNote Malware Distribution
QakBot
2023-03-02Youtube (Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC))Daniel Taylor, Ben Magee
@online{taylor:20230302:bluehat:cdd75a0, author = {Daniel Taylor and Ben Magee}, title = {{BlueHat 2023: Hunting Qakbot with Daniel Taylor & Ben Magee}}, date = {2023-03-02}, organization = {Youtube (Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC))}, url = {https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OCRyEUhiEyw}, language = {English}, urldate = {2023-04-18} } BlueHat 2023: Hunting Qakbot with Daniel Taylor & Ben Magee
QakBot
2023-03-02NetresecErik Hjelmvik
@online{hjelmvik:20230302:qakbot:978553c, author = {Erik Hjelmvik}, title = {{QakBot C2 Traffic}}, date = {2023-03-02}, organization = {Netresec}, url = {https://www.netresec.com/?page=Blog&month=2023-03&post=QakBot-C2-Traffic}, language = {English}, urldate = {2023-03-04} } QakBot C2 Traffic
QakBot
2023-03-01ZscalerMeghraj Nandanwar, Shatak Jain
@online{nandanwar:20230301:onenote:07aefe0, author = {Meghraj Nandanwar and Shatak Jain}, title = {{OneNote: A Growing Threat for Malware Distribution}}, date = {2023-03-01}, organization = {Zscaler}, url = {https://www.zscaler.com/blogs/security-research/onenote-growing-threat-malware-distribution}, language = {English}, urldate = {2023-03-13} } OneNote: A Growing Threat for Malware Distribution
AsyncRAT Cobalt Strike IcedID QakBot RedLine Stealer
2023-02-24Medium walmartglobaltechJason Reaves, Joshua Platt, Jonathan Mccay, Kirk Sayre
@online{reaves:20230224:qbot:771bf3d, author = {Jason Reaves and Joshua Platt and Jonathan Mccay and Kirk Sayre}, title = {{Qbot testing malvertising campaigns?}}, date = {2023-02-24}, organization = {Medium walmartglobaltech}, url = {https://medium.com/walmartglobaltech/qbot-testing-malvertising-campaigns-3e2552cbc69a}, language = {English}, urldate = {2023-02-27} } Qbot testing malvertising campaigns?
QakBot
2023-02-17cybleCyble
@online{cyble:20230217:many:101a732, author = {Cyble}, title = {{The Many Faces of Qakbot Malware: A Look at Its Diverse Distribution Methods}}, date = {2023-02-17}, organization = {cyble}, url = {https://blog.cyble.com/2023/02/17/the-many-faces-of-qakbot-malware-a-look-at-its-diverse-distribution-methods/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2023-02-21} } The Many Faces of Qakbot Malware: A Look at Its Diverse Distribution Methods
QakBot
2023-02-14DSIHCharles Blanc-Rolin
@online{blancrolin:20230214:comment:aa336bd, author = {Charles Blanc-Rolin}, title = {{Comment Qbot revient en force avec OneNote ?}}, date = {2023-02-14}, organization = {DSIH}, url = {https://www.dsih.fr/article/5020/comment-qbot-revient-en-force-avec-onenote.html}, language = {French}, urldate = {2023-02-21} } Comment Qbot revient en force avec OneNote ?
QakBot
2023-02-06SophosAndrew Brandt
@online{brandt:20230206:qakbot:e85e83f, author = {Andrew Brandt}, title = {{Qakbot mechanizes distribution of malicious OneNote notebooks}}, date = {2023-02-06}, organization = {Sophos}, url = {https://news.sophos.com/en-us/2023/02/06/qakbot-onenote-attacks/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2023-02-13} } Qakbot mechanizes distribution of malicious OneNote notebooks
QakBot
2023-01-23KrollStephen Green, Elio Biasiotto
@online{green:20230123:black:dd89d21, author = {Stephen Green and Elio Biasiotto}, title = {{Black Basta – Technical Analysis}}, date = {2023-01-23}, organization = {Kroll}, url = {https://www.kroll.com/en/insights/publications/cyber/black-basta-technical-analysis}, language = {English}, urldate = {2023-04-22} } Black Basta – Technical Analysis
Black Basta Cobalt Strike MimiKatz QakBot SystemBC
2023-01-19CiscoGuilherme Venere
@online{venere:20230119:following:c60f349, author = {Guilherme Venere}, title = {{Following the LNK metadata trail}}, date = {2023-01-19}, organization = {Cisco}, url = {https://blog.talosintelligence.com/following-the-lnk-metadata-trail}, language = {English}, urldate = {2023-04-06} } Following the LNK metadata trail
BumbleBee PhotoLoader QakBot
2023-01-12EclecticIQEclecticIQ Threat Research Team
@online{team:20230112:qakbot:a26156d, author = {EclecticIQ Threat Research Team}, title = {{QakBot Malware Used Unpatched Vulnerability to Bypass Windows OS Security Feature}}, date = {2023-01-12}, organization = {EclecticIQ}, url = {https://blog.eclecticiq.com/qakbot-malware-used-unpatched-vulnerability-to-bypass-windows-os-security-feature}, language = {English}, urldate = {2023-01-16} } QakBot Malware Used Unpatched Vulnerability to Bypass Windows OS Security Feature
QakBot
2022-12-28Micah Babinski
@online{babinski:20221228:html:7dbe8af, author = {Micah Babinski}, title = {{HTML Smuggling Detection}}, date = {2022-12-28}, url = {https://micahbabinski.medium.com/html-smuggling-detection-5adefebb6841}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-12-31} } HTML Smuggling Detection
QakBot
2022-12-22AhnLabASEC
@online{asec:20221222:qakbot:9e92461, author = {ASEC}, title = {{Qakbot Being Distributed via Virtual Disk Files (*.vhd)}}, date = {2022-12-22}, organization = {AhnLab}, url = {https://asec.ahnlab.com/en/44662/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2023-06-12} } Qakbot Being Distributed via Virtual Disk Files (*.vhd)
QakBot
2022-12-05CybereasonKotaro Ogino, Ralph Villanueva, Robin Plumer
@online{ogino:20221205:threat:b2ffad4, author = {Kotaro Ogino and Ralph Villanueva and Robin Plumer}, title = {{Threat Analysis: MSI - Masquerading as a Software Installer}}, date = {2022-12-05}, organization = {Cybereason}, url = {https://www.cybereason.com/blog/threat-analysis-msi-masquerading-as-software-installer}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-12-05} } Threat Analysis: MSI - Masquerading as a Software Installer
Magniber Matanbuchus QakBot
2022-12-02Github (binref)Jesko Hüttenhain
@online{httenhain:20221202:refinery:ee32690, author = {Jesko Hüttenhain}, title = {{The Refinery Files 0x06: Qakbot Decoder}}, date = {2022-12-02}, organization = {Github (binref)}, url = {https://github.com/binref/refinery/blob/master/tutorials/tbr-files.v0x06.Qakbot.Decoder.ipynb}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-12-02} } The Refinery Files 0x06: Qakbot Decoder
QakBot
2022-12-01splunkSplunk Threat Research Team
@online{team:20221201:from:4ac8d82, author = {Splunk Threat Research Team}, title = {{From Macros to No Macros: Continuous Malware Improvements by QakBot}}, date = {2022-12-01}, organization = {splunk}, url = {https://www.splunk.com/en_us/blog/security/from-macros-to-no-macros-continuous-malware-improvements-by-qakbot.html}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-12-05} } From Macros to No Macros: Continuous Malware Improvements by QakBot
QakBot
2022-11-30Tidal Cyber Inc.Scott Small
@online{small:20221130:identifying:ed7c4b3, author = {Scott Small}, title = {{Identifying and Defending Against QakBot's Evolving TTPs}}, date = {2022-11-30}, organization = {Tidal Cyber Inc.}, url = {https://www.tidalcyber.com/blog/identifying-and-defending-against-qakbots-evolving-ttps}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-12-02} } Identifying and Defending Against QakBot's Evolving TTPs
QakBot
2022-11-23CybereasonCybereason Global SOC Team
@online{team:20221123:threat:17093cc, author = {Cybereason Global SOC Team}, title = {{THREAT ALERT: Aggressive Qakbot Campaign and the Black Basta Ransomware Group Targeting U.S. Companies}}, date = {2022-11-23}, organization = {Cybereason}, url = {https://www.cybereason.com/blog/threat-alert-aggressive-qakbot-campaign-and-the-black-basta-ransomware-group-targeting-u.s.-companies}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-11-25} } THREAT ALERT: Aggressive Qakbot Campaign and the Black Basta Ransomware Group Targeting U.S. Companies
Black Basta QakBot
2022-11-14Twitter (@embee_research)Matthew
@online{matthew:20221114:twitter:9b57525, author = {Matthew}, title = {{Twitter thread on Yara Signatures for Qakbot Encryption Routines}}, date = {2022-11-14}, organization = {Twitter (@embee_research)}, url = {https://twitter.com/embee_research/status/1592067841154756610?s=20}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-11-18} } Twitter thread on Yara Signatures for Qakbot Encryption Routines
IcedID QakBot
2022-11-10IntezerNicole Fishbein
@online{fishbein:20221110:how:6b334be, author = {Nicole Fishbein}, title = {{How LNK Files Are Abused by Threat Actors}}, date = {2022-11-10}, organization = {Intezer}, url = {https://www.intezer.com/blog/malware-analysis/how-threat-actors-abuse-lnk-files/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-11-11} } How LNK Files Are Abused by Threat Actors
BumbleBee Emotet Mount Locker QakBot
2022-11-03SentinelOneSentinelLabs
@online{sentinellabs:20221103:black:0be02f3, author = {SentinelLabs}, title = {{Black Basta Ransomware | Attacks deploy Custom EDR Evasion Tools tied to FIN7 Threat Actor}}, date = {2022-11-03}, organization = {SentinelOne}, url = {https://assets.sentinelone.com/sentinellabs22/sentinellabs-blackbasta}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-11-03} } Black Basta Ransomware | Attacks deploy Custom EDR Evasion Tools tied to FIN7 Threat Actor
Black Basta QakBot SocksBot
2022-10-31CynetMax Malyutin
@online{malyutin:20221031:orion:49e3b5c, author = {Max Malyutin}, title = {{Orion Threat Alert: Qakbot TTPs Arsenal and the Black Basta Ransomware}}, date = {2022-10-31}, organization = {Cynet}, url = {https://www.cynet.com/blog/orion-threat-alert-qakbot-ttps-arsenal-and-the-black-basta-ransomware/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-11-15} } Orion Threat Alert: Qakbot TTPs Arsenal and the Black Basta Ransomware
Black Basta Cobalt Strike QakBot
2022-10-31Security homeworkChristophe Rieunier
@online{rieunier:20221031:qakbot:e82f924, author = {Christophe Rieunier}, title = {{QakBot CCs prioritization and new record types}}, date = {2022-10-31}, organization = {Security homework}, url = {https://www.securityhomework.net/articles/qakbot_ccs_prioritization_and_new_record_types/qakbot_ccs_prioritization_and_new_record_types.php}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-10-31} } QakBot CCs prioritization and new record types
QakBot
2022-10-13SyrionRaffaele Sabato
@online{sabato:20221013:qakbot:f971585, author = {Raffaele Sabato}, title = {{QAKBOT BB Configuration and C2 IPs List}}, date = {2022-10-13}, organization = {Syrion}, url = {https://syrion.me/malware/qakbot-bb-extractor/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-10-24} } QAKBOT BB Configuration and C2 IPs List
QakBot
2022-10-13SpamhausSpamhaus Malware Labs
@techreport{labs:20221013:spamhaus:43e3190, author = {Spamhaus Malware Labs}, title = {{Spamhaus Botnet Threat Update Q3 2022}}, date = {2022-10-13}, institution = {Spamhaus}, url = {https://info.spamhaus.com/hubfs/Botnet%20Reports/2022%20Q3%20Botnet%20Threat%20Update.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-12-29} } Spamhaus Botnet Threat Update Q3 2022
FluBot Arkei Stealer AsyncRAT Ave Maria BumbleBee Cobalt Strike DCRat Dridex Emotet Loki Password Stealer (PWS) Nanocore RAT NetWire RC NjRAT QakBot RecordBreaker RedLine Stealer Remcos Socelars Tofsee Vjw0rm
2022-10-12Trend MicroIan Kenefick, Lucas Silva, Nicole Hernandez
@online{kenefick:20221012:black:17505c9, author = {Ian Kenefick and Lucas Silva and Nicole Hernandez}, title = {{Black Basta Ransomware Gang Infiltrates Networks via QAKBOT, Brute Ratel, and Cobalt Strike}}, date = {2022-10-12}, organization = {Trend Micro}, url = {https://www.trendmicro.com/de_de/research/22/j/black-basta-infiltrates-networks-via-qakbot-brute-ratel-and-coba.html}, language = {English}, urldate = {2023-05-23} } Black Basta Ransomware Gang Infiltrates Networks via QAKBOT, Brute Ratel, and Cobalt Strike
Black Basta Brute Ratel C4 Cobalt Strike QakBot
2022-09-06ZscalerBrett Stone-Gross
@online{stonegross:20220906:ares:e7ddb5d, author = {Brett Stone-Gross}, title = {{The Ares Banking Trojan Learns Old Tricks: Adds the Defunct Qakbot DGA}}, date = {2022-09-06}, organization = {Zscaler}, url = {https://www.zscaler.com/blogs/security-research/ares-banking-trojan-learns-old-tricks-adds-defunct-qakbot-dga}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-09-07} } The Ares Banking Trojan Learns Old Tricks: Adds the Defunct Qakbot DGA
Ares QakBot
2022-09-01Trend MicroTrend Micro
@online{micro:20220901:ransomware:8eda6e4, author = {Trend Micro}, title = {{Ransomware Spotlight Black Basta}}, date = {2022-09-01}, organization = {Trend Micro}, url = {https://www.trendmicro.com/vinfo/us/security/news/ransomware-spotlight/ransomware-spotlight-blackbasta}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-09-19} } Ransomware Spotlight Black Basta
Black Basta Cobalt Strike MimiKatz QakBot
2022-08-25Palo Alto Networks Unit 42Amer Elsad
@online{elsad:20220825:threat:b3514ed, author = {Amer Elsad}, title = {{Threat Assessment: Black Basta Ransomware}}, date = {2022-08-25}, organization = {Palo Alto Networks Unit 42}, url = {https://unit42.paloaltonetworks.com/threat-assessment-black-basta-ransomware/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-10-05} } Threat Assessment: Black Basta Ransomware
Black Basta QakBot
2022-08-24ElasticCyril François
@online{franois:20220824:qbot:152ef8d, author = {Cyril François}, title = {{QBOT Malware Analysis}}, date = {2022-08-24}, organization = {Elastic}, url = {https://www.elastic.co/security-labs/qbot-malware-analysis}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-08-30} } QBOT Malware Analysis
QakBot
2022-08-24TrellixAdithya Chandra, Sushant Kumar Arya
@online{chandra:20220824:demystifying:77609b2, author = {Adithya Chandra and Sushant Kumar Arya}, title = {{Demystifying Qbot Malware}}, date = {2022-08-24}, organization = {Trellix}, url = {https://www.trellix.com/en-us/about/newsroom/stories/threat-labs/demystifying-qbot-malware.html}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-08-28} } Demystifying Qbot Malware
QakBot
2022-07-27ElasticCyril François, Derek Ditch
@online{franois:20220727:qbot:82146d1, author = {Cyril François and Derek Ditch}, title = {{QBOT Configuration Extractor}}, date = {2022-07-27}, organization = {Elastic}, url = {https://www.elastic.co/security-labs/qbot-configuration-extractor}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-08-05} } QBOT Configuration Extractor
QakBot
2022-07-27cybleCyble Research Labs
@online{labs:20220727:targeted:aa69498, author = {Cyble Research Labs}, title = {{Targeted Attacks Being Carried Out Via DLL SideLoading}}, date = {2022-07-27}, organization = {cyble}, url = {https://blog.cyble.com/2022/07/27/targeted-attacks-being-carried-out-via-dll-sideloading/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-08-15} } Targeted Attacks Being Carried Out Via DLL SideLoading
Cobalt Strike QakBot
2022-07-27ElasticCyril François, Andrew Pease, Seth Goodwin
@online{franois:20220727:exploring:67dc644, author = {Cyril François and Andrew Pease and Seth Goodwin}, title = {{Exploring the QBOT Attack Pattern}}, date = {2022-07-27}, organization = {Elastic}, url = {https://www.elastic.co/security-labs/exploring-the-qbot-attack-pattern}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-08-05} } Exploring the QBOT Attack Pattern
QakBot
2022-07-24Bleeping ComputerBill Toulas
@online{toulas:20220724:qbot:f6c03d9, author = {Bill Toulas}, title = {{QBot phishing uses Windows Calculator sideloading to infect devices}}, date = {2022-07-24}, organization = {Bleeping Computer}, url = {https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/qbot-phishing-uses-windows-calculator-sideloading-to-infect-devices/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-07-29} } QBot phishing uses Windows Calculator sideloading to infect devices
QakBot
2022-07-19FortinetXiaopeng Zhang
@online{zhang:20220719:new:a3b1085, author = {Xiaopeng Zhang}, title = {{New Variant of QakBot Being Spread by HTML File Attached to Phishing Emails}}, date = {2022-07-19}, organization = {Fortinet}, url = {https://www.fortinet.com/blog/threat-research/new-variant-of-qakbot-spread-by-phishing-emails}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-07-25} } New Variant of QakBot Being Spread by HTML File Attached to Phishing Emails
QakBot
2022-07-17ResecurityResecurity
@online{resecurity:20220717:shortcutbased:6cd77fb, author = {Resecurity}, title = {{Shortcut-Based (LNK) Attacks Delivering Malicious Code On The Rise}}, date = {2022-07-17}, organization = {Resecurity}, url = {https://resecurity.com/blog/article/shortcut-based-lnk-attacks-delivering-malicious-code-on-the-rise}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-07-28} } Shortcut-Based (LNK) Attacks Delivering Malicious Code On The Rise
AsyncRAT BumbleBee Emotet IcedID QakBot
2022-07-12ZscalerTarun Dewan, Aditya Sharma
@online{dewan:20220712:rise:1cc657e, author = {Tarun Dewan and Aditya Sharma}, title = {{Rise in Qakbot attacks traced to evolving threat techniques}}, date = {2022-07-12}, organization = {Zscaler}, url = {https://www.zscaler.com/blogs/security-research/rise-qakbot-attacks-traced-evolving-threat-techniques}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-07-14} } Rise in Qakbot attacks traced to evolving threat techniques
QakBot
2022-07-07FortinetErin Lin
@online{lin:20220707:notable:71d2df3, author = {Erin Lin}, title = {{Notable Droppers Emerge in Recent Threat Campaigns}}, date = {2022-07-07}, organization = {Fortinet}, url = {https://www.fortinet.com/blog/threat-research/notable-droppers-emerge-in-recent-threat-campaigns}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-07-15} } Notable Droppers Emerge in Recent Threat Campaigns
BumbleBee Emotet PhotoLoader QakBot
2022-07-05Soc InvestigationPriyadharshini Balaji
@online{balaji:20220705:qbot:75c3b14, author = {Priyadharshini Balaji}, title = {{QBot Spreads via LNK Files – Detection & Response}}, date = {2022-07-05}, organization = {Soc Investigation}, url = {https://www.socinvestigation.com/qbot-spreads-via-lnk-files-detection-response/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-07-13} } QBot Spreads via LNK Files – Detection & Response
QakBot
2022-06-30Trend MicroKenneth Adrian Apostol, Paolo Ronniel Labrador, Mirah Manlapig, James Panlilio, Emmanuel Panopio, John Kenneth Reyes, Melvin Singwa
@online{apostol:20220630:black:7464953, author = {Kenneth Adrian Apostol and Paolo Ronniel Labrador and Mirah Manlapig and James Panlilio and Emmanuel Panopio and John Kenneth Reyes and Melvin Singwa}, title = {{Black Basta Ransomware Operators Expand Their Attack Arsenal With QakBot Trojan and PrintNightmare Exploit}}, date = {2022-06-30}, organization = {Trend Micro}, url = {https://www.trendmicro.com/en_us/research/22/f/black-basta-ransomware-operators-expand-their-attack-arsenal-wit.html}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-07-05} } Black Basta Ransomware Operators Expand Their Attack Arsenal With QakBot Trojan and PrintNightmare Exploit
Black Basta Cobalt Strike QakBot
2022-06-21McAfeeLakshya Mathur
@online{mathur:20220621:rise:71e04f0, author = {Lakshya Mathur}, title = {{Rise of LNK (Shortcut files) Malware}}, date = {2022-06-21}, organization = {McAfee}, url = {https://www.mcafee.com/blogs/other-blogs/mcafee-labs/rise-of-lnk-shortcut-files-malware/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-07-05} } Rise of LNK (Shortcut files) Malware
BazarBackdoor Emotet IcedID QakBot
2022-06-17Github (NtQuerySystemInformation)Twitter (@kasua02)
@techreport{kasua02:20220617:reverse:b218c67, author = {Twitter (@kasua02)}, title = {{A reverse engineer primer on Qakbot Dll Stager: From initial execution to multithreading.}}, date = {2022-06-17}, institution = {Github (NtQuerySystemInformation)}, url = {https://raw.githubusercontent.com/NtQuerySystemInformation/Malware-RE-papers/main/Qakbot%20report.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-07-01} } A reverse engineer primer on Qakbot Dll Stager: From initial execution to multithreading.
QakBot
2022-06-09InfoSec Handlers Diary BlogBrad Duncan
@online{duncan:20220609:ta570:a51c1eb, author = {Brad Duncan}, title = {{TA570 Qakbot (Qbot) tries CVE-2022-30190 (Follina) exploit (ms-msdt)}}, date = {2022-06-09}, organization = {InfoSec Handlers Diary Blog}, url = {https://isc.sans.edu/diary/rss/28728}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-06-09} } TA570 Qakbot (Qbot) tries CVE-2022-30190 (Follina) exploit (ms-msdt)
QakBot
2022-06-02MandiantMandiant
@online{mandiant:20220602:trending:0bcdbc4, author = {Mandiant}, title = {{TRENDING EVIL Q2 2022}}, date = {2022-06-02}, organization = {Mandiant}, url = {https://experience.mandiant.com/trending-evil-2/p/1}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-06-07} } TRENDING EVIL Q2 2022
CloudEyE Cobalt Strike CryptBot Emotet IsaacWiper QakBot
2022-05-24BitSightJoão Batista, Pedro Umbelino, BitSight
@online{batista:20220524:emotet:cae57f1, author = {João Batista and Pedro Umbelino and BitSight}, title = {{Emotet Botnet Rises Again}}, date = {2022-05-24}, organization = {BitSight}, url = {https://www.bitsight.com/blog/emotet-botnet-rises-again}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-05-25} } Emotet Botnet Rises Again
Cobalt Strike Emotet QakBot SystemBC
2022-05-19Trend MicroAdolph Christian Silverio, Jeric Miguel Abordo, Khristian Joseph Morales, Maria Emreen Viray
@online{silverio:20220519:bruised:f5c6775, author = {Adolph Christian Silverio and Jeric Miguel Abordo and Khristian Joseph Morales and Maria Emreen Viray}, title = {{Bruised but Not Broken: The Resurgence of the Emotet Botnet Malware}}, date = {2022-05-19}, organization = {Trend Micro}, url = {https://www.trendmicro.com/en_us/research/22/e/bruised-but-not-broken--the-resurgence-of-the-emotet-botnet-malw.html}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-05-25} } Bruised but Not Broken: The Resurgence of the Emotet Botnet Malware
Emotet QakBot
2022-05-09MicrosoftMicrosoft 365 Defender Threat Intelligence Team, Microsoft Threat Intelligence Center (MSTIC)
@online{team:20220509:ransomwareasaservice:13ec472, author = {Microsoft 365 Defender Threat Intelligence Team and Microsoft Threat Intelligence Center (MSTIC)}, title = {{Ransomware-as-a-service: Understanding the cybercrime gig economy and how to protect yourself}}, date = {2022-05-09}, organization = {Microsoft}, url = {https://www.microsoft.com/security/blog/2022/05/09/ransomware-as-a-service-understanding-the-cybercrime-gig-economy-and-how-to-protect-yourself}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-05-17} } Ransomware-as-a-service: Understanding the cybercrime gig economy and how to protect yourself
AnchorDNS BlackCat BlackMatter Conti DarkSide HelloKitty Hive LockBit REvil FAKEUPDATES Griffon ATOMSILO BazarBackdoor BlackCat BlackMatter Blister Cobalt Strike Conti DarkSide Emotet FiveHands Gozi HelloKitty Hive IcedID ISFB JSSLoader LockBit LockFile Maze NightSky Pandora Phobos Phoenix Locker PhotoLoader QakBot REvil Rook Ryuk SystemBC TrickBot WastedLocker BRONZE STARLIGHT
2022-04-28SymantecKarthikeyan C Kasiviswanathan, Vishal Kamble
@online{kasiviswanathan:20220428:ransomware:95feafb, author = {Karthikeyan C Kasiviswanathan and Vishal Kamble}, title = {{Ransomware: How Attackers are Breaching Corporate Networks}}, date = {2022-04-28}, organization = {Symantec}, url = {https://symantec-enterprise-blogs.security.com/blogs/threat-intelligence/ransomware-hive-conti-avoslocker}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-05-04} } Ransomware: How Attackers are Breaching Corporate Networks
AvosLocker Conti Emotet Hive IcedID PhotoLoader QakBot TrickBot
2022-04-26Intel 471Intel 471
@online{471:20220426:conti:6bcff7d, author = {Intel 471}, title = {{Conti and Emotet: A constantly destructive duo}}, date = {2022-04-26}, organization = {Intel 471}, url = {https://intel471.com/blog/conti-emotet-ransomware-conti-leaks}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-04-29} } Conti and Emotet: A constantly destructive duo
Cobalt Strike Conti Emotet IcedID QakBot TrickBot
2022-04-20SANS ISCBrad Duncan
@online{duncan:20220420:aa:eb304fb, author = {Brad Duncan}, title = {{'aa' distribution Qakbot (Qbot) infection with DarkVNC traffic}}, date = {2022-04-20}, organization = {SANS ISC}, url = {https://isc.sans.edu/diary/rss/28568}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-04-25} } 'aa' distribution Qakbot (Qbot) infection with DarkVNC traffic
QakBot
2022-04-17MalwarologyGaetano Pellegrino
@online{pellegrino:20220417:qakbot:6af138c, author = {Gaetano Pellegrino}, title = {{Qakbot Series: API Hashing}}, date = {2022-04-17}, organization = {Malwarology}, url = {https://www.malwarology.com/2022/04/qakbot-series-api-hashing/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-05-29} } Qakbot Series: API Hashing
QakBot
2022-04-16MalwarologyGaetano Pellegrino
@online{pellegrino:20220416:qakbot:0b60d1c, author = {Gaetano Pellegrino}, title = {{Qakbot Series: Process Injection}}, date = {2022-04-16}, organization = {Malwarology}, url = {https://www.malwarology.com/2022/04/qakbot-series-process-injection/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-05-31} } Qakbot Series: Process Injection
QakBot
2022-04-13MalwarologyGaetano Pellegrino
@online{pellegrino:20220413:qakbot:4bc5d74, author = {Gaetano Pellegrino}, title = {{Qakbot Series: Configuration Extraction}}, date = {2022-04-13}, organization = {Malwarology}, url = {https://www.malwarology.com/2022/04/qakbot-series-configuration-extraction/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-05-29} } Qakbot Series: Configuration Extraction
QakBot
2022-04-12Tech TimesJoseph Henry
@online{henry:20220412:qbot:9dd8d54, author = {Joseph Henry}, title = {{Qbot Botnet Deploys Malware Payloads Through Malicious Windows Installers}}, date = {2022-04-12}, organization = {Tech Times}, url = {https://www.techtimes.com/articles/274190/20220412/qbot-botnet-deploys-malware-payloads-through-malicious-windows-installers.htm}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-05-04} } Qbot Botnet Deploys Malware Payloads Through Malicious Windows Installers
QakBot
2022-04-11Bleeping ComputerSergiu Gatlan
@online{gatlan:20220411:qbot:7f1ddc7, author = {Sergiu Gatlan}, title = {{Qbot malware switches to new Windows Installer infection vector}}, date = {2022-04-11}, organization = {Bleeping Computer}, url = {https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/qbot-malware-switches-to-new-windows-installer-infection-vector/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-05-04} } Qbot malware switches to new Windows Installer infection vector
QakBot
2022-04-10MalwarologyGaetano Pellegrino
@online{pellegrino:20220410:qakbot:d46c1cc, author = {Gaetano Pellegrino}, title = {{Qakbot Series: String Obfuscation}}, date = {2022-04-10}, organization = {Malwarology}, url = {https://www.malwarology.com/2022/04/qakbot-series-string-obfuscation/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-05-29} } Qakbot Series: String Obfuscation
QakBot
2022-03-31nccgroupNikolaos Pantazopoulos, Alex Jessop, Simon Biggs, RIFT: Research and Intelligence Fusion Team
@online{pantazopoulos:20220331:continuation:b38514d, author = {Nikolaos Pantazopoulos and Alex Jessop and Simon Biggs and RIFT: Research and Intelligence Fusion Team}, title = {{Conti-nuation: methods and techniques observed in operations post the leaks}}, date = {2022-03-31}, organization = {nccgroup}, url = {https://research.nccgroup.com/2022/03/31/conti-nuation-methods-and-techniques-observed-in-operations-post-the-leaks/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-03-31} } Conti-nuation: methods and techniques observed in operations post the leaks
Cobalt Strike Conti QakBot
2022-03-25SANS ISCXavier Mertens
@online{mertens:20220325:xlsb:21fdeaf, author = {Xavier Mertens}, title = {{XLSB Files: Because Binary is Stealthier Than XML}}, date = {2022-03-25}, organization = {SANS ISC}, url = {https://isc.sans.edu/forums/diary/XLSB+Files+Because+Binary+is+Stealthier+Than+XML/28476/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-03-25} } XLSB Files: Because Binary is Stealthier Than XML
QakBot
2022-03-17Trend MicroTrend Micro Research
@techreport{research:20220317:navigating:5ad631e, author = {Trend Micro Research}, title = {{Navigating New Frontiers Trend Micro 2021 Annual Cybersecurity Report}}, date = {2022-03-17}, institution = {Trend Micro}, url = {https://documents.trendmicro.com/assets/rpt/rpt-navigating-new-frontiers-trend-micro-2021-annual-cybersecurity-report.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-03-22} } Navigating New Frontiers Trend Micro 2021 Annual Cybersecurity Report
REvil BazarBackdoor Buer IcedID QakBot REvil
2022-03-16InfoSec Handlers Diary BlogBrad Duncan
@online{duncan:20220316:qakbot:ff11e1e, author = {Brad Duncan}, title = {{Qakbot infection with Cobalt Strike and VNC activity}}, date = {2022-03-16}, organization = {InfoSec Handlers Diary Blog}, url = {https://isc.sans.edu/diary/rss/28448}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-03-17} } Qakbot infection with Cobalt Strike and VNC activity
Cobalt Strike QakBot
2022-03-16SANS ISCBrad Duncan
@online{duncan:20220316:qakbot:7fe703f, author = {Brad Duncan}, title = {{Qakbot infection with Cobalt Strike and VNC activity}}, date = {2022-03-16}, organization = {SANS ISC}, url = {https://isc.sans.edu/forums/diary/Qakbot+infection+with+Cobalt+Strike+and+VNC+activity/28448/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-03-17} } Qakbot infection with Cobalt Strike and VNC activity
Cobalt Strike QakBot
2022-02-26MandiantMandiant
@online{mandiant:20220226:trending:a445d4a, author = {Mandiant}, title = {{TRENDING EVIL Q1 2022}}, date = {2022-02-26}, organization = {Mandiant}, url = {https://experience.mandiant.com/trending-evil/p/1}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-03-14} } TRENDING EVIL Q1 2022
KEYPLUG FAKEUPDATES GootLoader BazarBackdoor QakBot
2022-02-26LinkedIn (Zayed AlJaberi)Zayed AlJaberi
@online{aljaberi:20220226:hunting:270b30c, author = {Zayed AlJaberi}, title = {{Hunting Recent QakBot Malware}}, date = {2022-02-26}, organization = {LinkedIn (Zayed AlJaberi)}, url = {https://www.linkedin.com/posts/zayedaljaberi_hunting-recent-qakbot-malware-activity-6903498764984606720-2Gl4}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-03-01} } Hunting Recent QakBot Malware
QakBot
2022-02-24The Hacker NewsRavie Lakshmanan
@online{lakshmanan:20220224:trickbot:7e86d52, author = {Ravie Lakshmanan}, title = {{TrickBot Gang Likely Shifting Operations to Switch to New Malware}}, date = {2022-02-24}, organization = {The Hacker News}, url = {https://thehackernews.com/2022/02/trickbot-gang-likely-shifting.html}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-03-01} } TrickBot Gang Likely Shifting Operations to Switch to New Malware
BazarBackdoor Emotet QakBot TrickBot
2022-02-21The DFIR Report
@online{report:20220221:qbot:8b10b52, author = {The DFIR Report}, title = {{Qbot and Zerologon Lead To Full Domain Compromise}}, date = {2022-02-21}, url = {https://thedfirreport.com/2022/02/21/qbot-and-zerologon-lead-to-full-domain-compromise/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-02-26} } Qbot and Zerologon Lead To Full Domain Compromise
Cobalt Strike QakBot
2022-02-16SOC PrimeAlla Yurchenko
@online{yurchenko:20220216:qbot:db07ba5, author = {Alla Yurchenko}, title = {{QBot Malware Detection: Old Dog New Tricks}}, date = {2022-02-16}, organization = {SOC Prime}, url = {https://socprime.com/blog/qbot-malware-detection-old-dog-new-tricks/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-02-17} } QBot Malware Detection: Old Dog New Tricks
QakBot
2022-02-10CybereasonCybereason Global SOC Team
@online{team:20220210:threat:320574f, author = {Cybereason Global SOC Team}, title = {{Threat Analysis Report: All Paths Lead to Cobalt Strike - IcedID, Emotet and QBot}}, date = {2022-02-10}, organization = {Cybereason}, url = {https://www.cybereason.com/blog/threat-analysis-report-all-paths-lead-to-cobalt-strike-icedid-emotet-and-qbot}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-02-10} } Threat Analysis Report: All Paths Lead to Cobalt Strike - IcedID, Emotet and QBot
Cobalt Strike Emotet IcedID QakBot
2022-02-08BleepingComputerBill Toulas
@online{toulas:20220208:qbot:a40ed5c, author = {Bill Toulas}, title = {{Qbot needs only 30 minutes to steal your credentials, emails}}, date = {2022-02-08}, organization = {BleepingComputer}, url = {https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/qbot-needs-only-30-minutes-to-steal-your-credentials-emails/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-02-09} } Qbot needs only 30 minutes to steal your credentials, emails
QakBot
2022-02-07The DFIR ReportThe DFIR Report
@online{report:20220207:qbot:35410a9, author = {The DFIR Report}, title = {{Qbot Likes to Move It, Move It}}, date = {2022-02-07}, organization = {The DFIR Report}, url = {https://thedfirreport.com/2022/02/07/qbot-likes-to-move-it-move-it/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-02-09} } Qbot Likes to Move It, Move It
QakBot
2022-01-19BlackberryThe BlackBerry Research & Intelligence Team
@online{team:20220119:kraken:5b52d17, author = {The BlackBerry Research & Intelligence Team}, title = {{Kraken the Code on Prometheus}}, date = {2022-01-19}, organization = {Blackberry}, url = {https://blogs.blackberry.com/en/2022/01/kraken-the-code-on-prometheus}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-05-25} } Kraken the Code on Prometheus
Prometheus Backdoor BlackMatter Cerber Cobalt Strike DCRat Ficker Stealer QakBot REvil Ryuk
2022-01-18Recorded FutureInsikt Group®
@techreport{group:20220118:2021:9cff6fc, author = {Insikt Group®}, title = {{2021 Adversary Infrastructure Report}}, date = {2022-01-18}, institution = {Recorded Future}, url = {https://go.recordedfuture.com/hubfs/reports/cta-2022-0118.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-01-24} } 2021 Adversary Infrastructure Report
BazarBackdoor Cobalt Strike Dridex IcedID QakBot TrickBot
2022-01-15Atomic Matryoshkaz3r0day_504
@online{z3r0day504:20220115:malware:ce94f8c, author = {z3r0day_504}, title = {{Malware Headliners: Qakbot}}, date = {2022-01-15}, organization = {Atomic Matryoshka}, url = {https://www.atomicmatryoshka.com/post/malware-headliners-qakbot}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-02-01} } Malware Headliners: Qakbot
QakBot
2022-01-13TrustwaveLloyd Macrohon, Rodel Mendrez
@online{macrohon:20220113:decrypting:274747e, author = {Lloyd Macrohon and Rodel Mendrez}, title = {{Decrypting Qakbot’s Encrypted Registry Keys}}, date = {2022-01-13}, organization = {Trustwave}, url = {https://www.trustwave.com/en-us/resources/blogs/spiderlabs-blog/decrypting-qakbots-encrypted-registry-keys/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-01-25} } Decrypting Qakbot’s Encrypted Registry Keys
QakBot
2022-01-11CybereasonOmri Refaeli, Chen Erlich, Ofir Ozer, Niv Yona, Daichi Shimabukuro
@online{refaeli:20220111:threat:fd22089, author = {Omri Refaeli and Chen Erlich and Ofir Ozer and Niv Yona and Daichi Shimabukuro}, title = {{Threat Analysis Report: DatopLoader Exploits ProxyShell to Deliver QBOT and Cobalt Strike}}, date = {2022-01-11}, organization = {Cybereason}, url = {https://www.cybereason.com/blog/threat-analysis-report-datoploader-exploits-proxyshell-to-deliver-qbot-and-cobalt-strike}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-01-18} } Threat Analysis Report: DatopLoader Exploits ProxyShell to Deliver QBOT and Cobalt Strike
Cobalt Strike QakBot Squirrelwaffle
2021-12-17Trend MicroAbraham Camba, Jonna Santos, Gilbert Sison, Jay Yaneza
@online{camba:20211217:staging:0ec37d9, author = {Abraham Camba and Jonna Santos and Gilbert Sison and Jay Yaneza}, title = {{Staging a Quack: Reverse Analyzing a Fileless QAKBOT Stager}}, date = {2021-12-17}, organization = {Trend Micro}, url = {https://www.trendmicro.com/en_us/research/21/l/staging-a-quack-reverse-analyzing-fileless-qakbot-stager.html}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-12-31} } Staging a Quack: Reverse Analyzing a Fileless QAKBOT Stager
QakBot
2021-12-16Red CanaryThe Red Canary Team
@online{team:20211216:intelligence:f7bad55, author = {The Red Canary Team}, title = {{Intelligence Insights: December 2021}}, date = {2021-12-16}, organization = {Red Canary}, url = {https://redcanary.com/blog/intelligence-insights-december-2021}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-12-31} } Intelligence Insights: December 2021
Cobalt Strike QakBot Squirrelwaffle
2021-12-11YouTube (AGDC Services)AGDC Services
@online{services:20211211:how:358bd74, author = {AGDC Services}, title = {{How To Extract & Decrypt Qbot Configs Across Variants}}, date = {2021-12-11}, organization = {YouTube (AGDC Services)}, url = {https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M22c1JgpG-U}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-12-20} } How To Extract & Decrypt Qbot Configs Across Variants
QakBot
2021-12-09MicrosoftMicrosoft 365 Defender Threat Intelligence Team
@online{team:20211209:closer:bace4ec, author = {Microsoft 365 Defender Threat Intelligence Team}, title = {{A closer look at Qakbot’s latest building blocks (and how to knock them down)}}, date = {2021-12-09}, organization = {Microsoft}, url = {https://www.microsoft.com/security/blog/2021/12/09/a-closer-look-at-qakbots-latest-building-blocks-and-how-to-knock-them-down/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-12-13} } A closer look at Qakbot’s latest building blocks (and how to knock them down)
QakBot
2021-11-21Twitter (@tylabs)Tyler McLellan, Twitter (@ffforward)
@online{mclellan:20211121:twitter:018d4b1, author = {Tyler McLellan and Twitter (@ffforward)}, title = {{Twitter Thread about UNC1500 phishing using QAKBOT}}, date = {2021-11-21}, organization = {Twitter (@tylabs)}, url = {https://twitter.com/tylabs/status/1462195377277476871}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-11-29} } Twitter Thread about UNC1500 phishing using QAKBOT
QakBot
2021-11-19Trend MicroMohamed Fahmy, Sherif Magdy, Abdelrhman Sharshar
@online{fahmy:20211119:squirrelwaffle:1e8fa78, author = {Mohamed Fahmy and Sherif Magdy and Abdelrhman Sharshar}, title = {{Squirrelwaffle Exploits ProxyShell and ProxyLogon to Hijack Email Chains}}, date = {2021-11-19}, organization = {Trend Micro}, url = {https://www.trendmicro.com/en_us/research/21/k/Squirrelwaffle-Exploits-ProxyShell-and-ProxyLogon-to-Hijack-Email-Chains.html}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-11-25} } Squirrelwaffle Exploits ProxyShell and ProxyLogon to Hijack Email Chains
Cobalt Strike QakBot Squirrelwaffle
2021-11-18Red CanaryThe Red Canary Team
@online{team:20211118:intelligence:7b00cb9, author = {The Red Canary Team}, title = {{Intelligence Insights: November 2021}}, date = {2021-11-18}, organization = {Red Canary}, url = {https://redcanary.com/blog/intelligence-insights-november-2021/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-11-19} } Intelligence Insights: November 2021
Andromeda Conti LockBit QakBot Squirrelwaffle
2021-11-17Twitter (@Unit42_Intel)Unit 42
@online{42:20211117:matanbuchus:9e3556c, author = {Unit 42}, title = {{Tweet on Matanbuchus Loader used to deliver Qakbot (tag obama128b) and follow-up CobaltStrike}}, date = {2021-11-17}, organization = {Twitter (@Unit42_Intel)}, url = {https://twitter.com/Unit42_Intel/status/1461004489234829320}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-11-25} } Tweet on Matanbuchus Loader used to deliver Qakbot (tag obama128b) and follow-up CobaltStrike
Cobalt Strike QakBot
2021-11-16Twitter (@kienbigmummy)m4n0w4r
@online{m4n0w4r:20211116:short:97d45fa, author = {m4n0w4r}, title = {{Tweet on short analysis of QakBot}}, date = {2021-11-16}, organization = {Twitter (@kienbigmummy)}, url = {https://twitter.com/kienbigmummy/status/1460537501676802051}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-11-19} } Tweet on short analysis of QakBot
QakBot
2021-11-15TRUESECFabio Viggiani
@online{viggiani:20211115:proxyshell:bf17c6d, author = {Fabio Viggiani}, title = {{ProxyShell, QBot, and Conti Ransomware Combined in a Series of Cyberattacks}}, date = {2021-11-15}, organization = {TRUESEC}, url = {https://www.truesec.com/hub/blog/proxyshell-qbot-and-conti-ransomware-combined-in-a-series-of-cyber-attacks}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-11-17} } ProxyShell, QBot, and Conti Ransomware Combined in a Series of Cyberattacks
Cobalt Strike Conti QakBot
2021-11-13YouTube (AGDC Services)AGDC Services
@online{services:20211113:automate:487e01f, author = {AGDC Services}, title = {{Automate Qbot Malware String Decryption With Ghidra Script}}, date = {2021-11-13}, organization = {YouTube (AGDC Services)}, url = {https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4I0LF8Vm7SI}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-11-19} } Automate Qbot Malware String Decryption With Ghidra Script
QakBot
2021-11-13Trend MicroIan Kenefick, Vladimir Kropotov
@online{kenefick:20211113:qakbot:3138b93, author = {Ian Kenefick and Vladimir Kropotov}, title = {{QAKBOT Loader Returns With New Techniques and Tools}}, date = {2021-11-13}, organization = {Trend Micro}, url = {https://www.trendmicro.com/en_us/research/21/k/qakbot-loader-returns-with-new-techniques-and-tools.html}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-11-17} } QAKBOT Loader Returns With New Techniques and Tools
QakBot
2021-11-12Trend MicroIan Kenefick, Vladimir Kropotov
@techreport{kenefick:20211112:prelude:781d4d7, author = {Ian Kenefick and Vladimir Kropotov}, title = {{The Prelude to Ransomware: A Look into Current QAKBOT Capabilities and Global Activities}}, date = {2021-11-12}, institution = {Trend Micro}, url = {https://documents.trendmicro.com/assets/pdf/Technical-Brief---The-Prelude-to-Ransomware-A-Look-into-Current-QAKBOT-Capabilities-and-Activity.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-11-17} } The Prelude to Ransomware: A Look into Current QAKBOT Capabilities and Global Activities
QakBot
2021-11-12Recorded FutureInsikt Group®
@techreport{group:20211112:business:6d6cffa, author = {Insikt Group®}, title = {{The Business of Fraud: Botnet Malware Dissemination}}, date = {2021-11-12}, institution = {Recorded Future}, url = {https://go.recordedfuture.com/hubfs/reports/cta-2021-1112.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-11-17} } The Business of Fraud: Botnet Malware Dissemination
Mozi Dridex IcedID QakBot TrickBot
2021-11-11CynetMax Malyutin
@online{malyutin:20211111:duck:897cc6f, author = {Max Malyutin}, title = {{A Duck Nightmare Quakbot Strikes with QuakNightmare Exploitation}}, date = {2021-11-11}, organization = {Cynet}, url = {https://www.cynet.com/attack-techniques-hands-on/quakbot-strikes-with-quaknightmare-exploitation/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-11-25} } A Duck Nightmare Quakbot Strikes with QuakNightmare Exploitation
Cobalt Strike QakBot
2021-11-11vmwareJason Zhang, Stefano Ortolani, Giovanni Vigna, Threat Analysis Unit
@online{zhang:20211111:research:b254ed6, author = {Jason Zhang and Stefano Ortolani and Giovanni Vigna and Threat Analysis Unit}, title = {{Research Recap: How To Automate Malware Campaign Detection With Telemetry Peak Analyzer}}, date = {2021-11-11}, organization = {vmware}, url = {https://blogs.vmware.com/security/2021/11/telemetry-peak-analyzer-an-automatic-malware-campaign-detector.html}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-03-22} } Research Recap: How To Automate Malware Campaign Detection With Telemetry Peak Analyzer
Phorpiex QakBot
2021-11-10CIRCLCIRCL
@online{circl:20211110:tr64:37ab4d8, author = {CIRCL}, title = {{TR-64 - Exploited Exchange Servers - Mails with links to malware from known/valid senders}}, date = {2021-11-10}, organization = {CIRCL}, url = {https://www.circl.lu/pub/tr-64/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-11-25} } TR-64 - Exploited Exchange Servers - Mails with links to malware from known/valid senders
QakBot
2021-11-09MinervaLabsMinerva Labs
@online{labs:20211109:new:411a8fd, author = {Minerva Labs}, title = {{A New DatopLoader Delivers QakBot Trojan}}, date = {2021-11-09}, organization = {MinervaLabs}, url = {https://blog.minerva-labs.com/a-new-datoploader-delivers-qakbot-trojan}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-11-17} } A New DatopLoader Delivers QakBot Trojan
QakBot Squirrelwaffle
2021-11-03Twitter (@Corvid_Cyber)CORVID
@online{corvid:20211103:unique:3709f32, author = {CORVID}, title = {{Tweet on a unique Qbot debugger dropped by an actor after compromise}}, date = {2021-11-03}, organization = {Twitter (@Corvid_Cyber)}, url = {https://twitter.com/Corvid_Cyber/status/1455844008081641472}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-11-08} } Tweet on a unique Qbot debugger dropped by an actor after compromise
QakBot
2021-11-03Team Cymrutcblogposts
@online{tcblogposts:20211103:webinject:f4d41bb, author = {tcblogposts}, title = {{Webinject Panel Administration: A Vantage Point into Multiple Threat Actor Campaigns - A Case Study on the Value of Threat Reconnaisance}}, date = {2021-11-03}, organization = {Team Cymru}, url = {https://team-cymru.com/blog/2021/11/03/webinject-panel-administration-a-vantage-point-into-multiple-threat-actor-campaigns/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-11-08} } Webinject Panel Administration: A Vantage Point into Multiple Threat Actor Campaigns - A Case Study on the Value of Threat Reconnaisance
DoppelDridex IcedID QakBot Zloader
2021-10-26ANSSI
@techreport{anssi:20211026:identification:9444ac3, author = {ANSSI}, title = {{Identification of a new cyber criminal group: Lockean}}, date = {2021-10-26}, institution = {}, url = {https://www.cert.ssi.gouv.fr/uploads/CERTFR-2021-CTI-009.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-01-25} } Identification of a new cyber criminal group: Lockean
Cobalt Strike DoppelPaymer Egregor Maze PwndLocker QakBot REvil
2021-10-26Cisco TalosEdmund Brumaghin, Mariano Graziano, Nick Mavis
@online{brumaghin:20211026:squirrelwaffle:88c5943, author = {Edmund Brumaghin and Mariano Graziano and Nick Mavis}, title = {{SQUIRRELWAFFLE Leverages malspam to deliver Qakbot, Cobalt Strike}}, date = {2021-10-26}, organization = {Cisco Talos}, url = {https://blog.talosintelligence.com/2021/10/squirrelwaffle-emerges.html}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-11-02} } SQUIRRELWAFFLE Leverages malspam to deliver Qakbot, Cobalt Strike
Cobalt Strike QakBot Squirrelwaffle
2021-10-07NetskopeGustavo Palazolo, Ghanashyam Satpathy
@online{palazolo:20211007:squirrelwaffle:3506816, author = {Gustavo Palazolo and Ghanashyam Satpathy}, title = {{SquirrelWaffle: New Malware Loader Delivering Cobalt Strike and QakBot}}, date = {2021-10-07}, organization = {Netskope}, url = {https://www.netskope.com/blog/squirrelwaffle-new-malware-loader-delivering-cobalt-strike-and-qakbot}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-10-11} } SquirrelWaffle: New Malware Loader Delivering Cobalt Strike and QakBot
Cobalt Strike QakBot Squirrelwaffle
2021-09-03IBMCamille Singleton, Andrew Gorecki, John Dwyer
@online{singleton:20210903:dissecting:4d56786, author = {Camille Singleton and Andrew Gorecki and John Dwyer}, title = {{Dissecting Sodinokibi Ransomware Attacks: Bringing Incident Response and Intelligence Together in the Fight}}, date = {2021-09-03}, organization = {IBM}, url = {https://securityintelligence.com/posts/sodinokibi-ransomware-incident-response-intelligence-together/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-09-09} } Dissecting Sodinokibi Ransomware Attacks: Bringing Incident Response and Intelligence Together in the Fight
Valak QakBot REvil
2021-09-03Trend MicroMohamad Mokbel
@techreport{mokbel:20210903:state:df86499, author = {Mohamad Mokbel}, title = {{The State of SSL/TLS Certificate Usage in Malware C&C Communications}}, date = {2021-09-03}, institution = {Trend Micro}, url = {https://www.trendmicro.com/content/dam/trendmicro/global/en/research/21/i/ssl-tls-technical-brief/ssl-tls-technical-brief.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-09-19} } The State of SSL/TLS Certificate Usage in Malware C&C Communications
AdWind ostap AsyncRAT BazarBackdoor BitRAT Buer Chthonic CloudEyE Cobalt Strike DCRat Dridex FindPOS GootKit Gozi IcedID ISFB Nanocore RAT Orcus RAT PandaBanker Qadars QakBot Quasar RAT Rockloader ServHelper Shifu SManager TorrentLocker TrickBot Vawtrak Zeus Zloader
2021-09-02KasperskyAnton Kuzmenko, Oleg Kupreev, Haim Zigel
@online{kuzmenko:20210902:qakbot:219d23c, author = {Anton Kuzmenko and Oleg Kupreev and Haim Zigel}, title = {{QakBot Technical Analysis}}, date = {2021-09-02}, organization = {Kaspersky}, url = {https://securelist.com/qakbot-technical-analysis/103931/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-09-06} } QakBot Technical Analysis
QakBot
2021-08-15SymantecThreat Hunter Team
@techreport{team:20210815:ransomware:f799696, author = {Threat Hunter Team}, title = {{The Ransomware Threat}}, date = {2021-08-15}, institution = {Symantec}, url = {https://symantec.broadcom.com/hubfs/The_Ransomware_Threat_September_2021.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-12-15} } The Ransomware Threat
Babuk BlackMatter DarkSide Avaddon Babuk BADHATCH BazarBackdoor BlackMatter Clop Cobalt Strike Conti DarkSide DoppelPaymer Egregor Emotet FiveHands FriedEx Hades IcedID LockBit Maze MegaCortex MimiKatz QakBot RagnarLocker REvil Ryuk TrickBot WastedLocker
2021-08-05Group-IBViktor Okorokov, Nikita Rostovcev
@online{okorokov:20210805:prometheus:38ab6a6, author = {Viktor Okorokov and Nikita Rostovcev}, title = {{Prometheus TDS The key to success for Campo Loader, Hancitor, IcedID, and QBot}}, date = {2021-08-05}, organization = {Group-IB}, url = {https://blog.group-ib.com/prometheus-tds}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-08-06} } Prometheus TDS The key to success for Campo Loader, Hancitor, IcedID, and QBot
Prometheus Backdoor Buer campoloader Hancitor IcedID QakBot
2021-08-05The RecordCatalin Cimpanu
@online{cimpanu:20210805:meet:bce8310, author = {Catalin Cimpanu}, title = {{Meet Prometheus, the secret TDS behind some of today’s malware campaigns}}, date = {2021-08-05}, organization = {The Record}, url = {https://therecord.media/meet-prometheus-the-secret-tds-behind-some-of-todays-malware-campaigns/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-08-06} } Meet Prometheus, the secret TDS behind some of today’s malware campaigns
Buer campoloader IcedID QakBot
2021-07-30HPPatrick Schläpfer
@online{schlpfer:20210730:detecting:2291323, author = {Patrick Schläpfer}, title = {{Detecting TA551 domains}}, date = {2021-07-30}, organization = {HP}, url = {https://threatresearch.ext.hp.com/detecting-ta551-domains/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-08-02} } Detecting TA551 domains
Valak Dridex IcedID ISFB QakBot
2021-07-240ffset BlogDaniel Bunce
@online{bunce:20210724:quack:ddda5cd, author = {Daniel Bunce}, title = {{Quack Quack: Analysing Qakbot’s Browser Hooking Module – Part 1}}, date = {2021-07-24}, organization = {0ffset Blog}, url = {https://www.0ffset.net/reverse-engineering/malware-analysis/qakbot-browser-hooking-p1/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-08-02} } Quack Quack: Analysing Qakbot’s Browser Hooking Module – Part 1
QakBot
2021-06-24KasperskyAnton Kuzmenko
@online{kuzmenko:20210624:malicious:83a5c83, author = {Anton Kuzmenko}, title = {{Malicious spam campaigns delivering banking Trojans}}, date = {2021-06-24}, organization = {Kaspersky}, url = {https://securelist.com/malicious-spam-campaigns-delivering-banking-trojans/102917}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-06-25} } Malicious spam campaigns delivering banking Trojans
IcedID QakBot
2021-06-16ProofpointSelena Larson, Daniel Blackford, Garrett M. Graff
@online{larson:20210616:first:2e436a0, author = {Selena Larson and Daniel Blackford and Garrett M. Graff}, title = {{The First Step: Initial Access Leads to Ransomware}}, date = {2021-06-16}, organization = {Proofpoint}, url = {https://www.proofpoint.com/us/blog/threat-insight/first-step-initial-access-leads-ransomware}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-06-21} } The First Step: Initial Access Leads to Ransomware
BazarBackdoor Egregor IcedID Maze QakBot REvil Ryuk TrickBot WastedLocker
2021-06-16S2 GrupoCSIRT-CV (the ICT Security Center of the Valencian Community)
@online{community:20210616:emotet:7e0fafe, author = {CSIRT-CV (the ICT Security Center of the Valencian Community)}, title = {{Emotet campaign analysis}}, date = {2021-06-16}, organization = {S2 Grupo}, url = {https://www.securityartwork.es/2021/06/16/analisis-campana-emotet/}, language = {Spanish}, urldate = {2021-06-21} } Emotet campaign analysis
Emotet QakBot
2021-06-16Twitter (@ChouchWard)ch0uch ward
@online{ward:20210616:qbot:1adaa08, author = {ch0uch ward}, title = {{Tweet on Qbot operators left their web server's access.log file unsecured}}, date = {2021-06-16}, organization = {Twitter (@ChouchWard)}, url = {https://twitter.com/ChouchWard/status/1405168040254316547}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-06-21} } Tweet on Qbot operators left their web server's access.log file unsecured
QakBot
2021-06-15Perception PointShai Golderman
@online{golderman:20210615:insights:d3fc7b6, author = {Shai Golderman}, title = {{Insights Into an Excel 4.0 Macro Attack using Qakbot Malware}}, date = {2021-06-15}, organization = {Perception Point}, url = {https://perception-point.io/insights-into-an-excel-4-0-macro-attack-using-qakbot-malware}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-06-21} } Insights Into an Excel 4.0 Macro Attack using Qakbot Malware
QakBot
2021-06-10ZAYOTEMİlker Verimoğlu, Emre Doğan, Kaan Binen, Abdulkadir Binan, Emrah Sarıdağ
@online{verimolu:20210610:qakbot:4896852, author = {İlker Verimoğlu and Emre Doğan and Kaan Binen and Abdulkadir Binan and Emrah Sarıdağ}, title = {{QakBot Technical Analysis Report}}, date = {2021-06-10}, organization = {ZAYOTEM}, url = {https://drive.google.com/file/d/1mO2Zb-Q94t39DvdASd4KNTPBD8JdkyC3/view}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-06-16} } QakBot Technical Analysis Report
QakBot
2021-06-08Advanced IntelligenceVitali Kremez, Yelisey Boguslavskiy
@online{kremez:20210608:from:62f4d20, author = {Vitali Kremez and Yelisey Boguslavskiy}, title = {{From QBot...with REvil Ransomware: Initial Attack Exposure of JBS}}, date = {2021-06-08}, organization = {Advanced Intelligence}, url = {https://www.advanced-intel.com/post/from-qbot-with-revil-ransomware-initial-attack-exposure-of-jbs}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-06-09} } From QBot...with REvil Ransomware: Initial Attack Exposure of JBS
QakBot REvil
2021-06-02Bleeping ComputerLawrence Abrams
@online{abrams:20210602:fujifilm:eced96f, author = {Lawrence Abrams}, title = {{FUJIFILM shuts down network after suspected ransomware attack}}, date = {2021-06-02}, organization = {Bleeping Computer}, url = {https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/fujifilm-shuts-down-network-after-suspected-ransomware-attack/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-06-09} } FUJIFILM shuts down network after suspected ransomware attack
QakBot
2021-05-26DeepInstinctRon Ben Yizhak
@online{yizhak:20210526:deep:c123a19, author = {Ron Ben Yizhak}, title = {{A Deep Dive into Packing Software CryptOne}}, date = {2021-05-26}, organization = {DeepInstinct}, url = {https://www.deepinstinct.com/2021/05/26/deep-dive-packing-software-cryptone/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-06-22} } A Deep Dive into Packing Software CryptOne
Cobalt Strike Dridex Emotet Gozi ISFB Mailto QakBot SmokeLoader WastedLocker Zloader
2021-05-19Intel 471Intel 471
@online{471:20210519:look:5ba9516, author = {Intel 471}, title = {{Look how many cybercriminals love Cobalt Strike}}, date = {2021-05-19}, organization = {Intel 471}, url = {https://www.intel471.com/blog/Cobalt-strike-cybercriminals-trickbot-qbot-hancitor}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-05-19} } Look how many cybercriminals love Cobalt Strike
BazarBackdoor Cobalt Strike Hancitor QakBot SmokeLoader SystemBC TrickBot
2021-05-04Seguranca InformaticaPedro Tavares
@online{tavares:20210504:taste:b6a3380, author = {Pedro Tavares}, title = {{A taste of the latest release of QakBot}}, date = {2021-05-04}, organization = {Seguranca Informatica}, url = {https://seguranca-informatica.pt/a-taste-of-the-latest-release-of-qakbot}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-05-07} } A taste of the latest release of QakBot
QakBot
2021-04-30MADRID LabsOdin Bernstein
@online{bernstein:20210430:qbot:104bad4, author = {Odin Bernstein}, title = {{Qbot: Analyzing PHP Proxy Scripts from Compromised Web Server}}, date = {2021-04-30}, organization = {MADRID Labs}, url = {https://madlabs.dsu.edu/madrid/blog/2021/04/30/qbot-analyzing-php-proxy-scripts-from-compromised-web-server/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-05-08} } Qbot: Analyzing PHP Proxy Scripts from Compromised Web Server
QakBot
2021-04-28IBMDavid Bisson
@online{bisson:20210428:qbot:dcbcd50, author = {David Bisson}, title = {{QBot Malware Spotted Using Windows Defender Antivirus Lure}}, date = {2021-04-28}, organization = {IBM}, url = {https://securityintelligence.com/news/qbot-malware-using-windows-defender-antivirus-lure/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-05-03} } QBot Malware Spotted Using Windows Defender Antivirus Lure
QakBot
2021-04-28Reversing LabsKarlo Zanki
@online{zanki:20210428:spotting:61ba0f6, author = {Karlo Zanki}, title = {{Spotting malicious Excel4 macros}}, date = {2021-04-28}, organization = {Reversing Labs}, url = {https://blog.reversinglabs.com/blog/spotting-malicious-excel4-macros}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-05-03} } Spotting malicious Excel4 macros
QakBot
2021-04-19Twitter (@_alex_il_)Alex Ilgayev
@online{ilgayev:20210419:qakbots:b3b929c, author = {Alex Ilgayev}, title = {{Tweet on QakBot's additional decryption mechanism}}, date = {2021-04-19}, organization = {Twitter (@_alex_il_)}, url = {https://twitter.com/_alex_il_/status/1384094623270727685}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-04-20} } Tweet on QakBot's additional decryption mechanism
QakBot
2021-04-15AT&TDax Morrow, Ofer Caspi
@online{morrow:20210415:rise:73d9a21, author = {Dax Morrow and Ofer Caspi}, title = {{The rise of QakBot}}, date = {2021-04-15}, organization = {AT&T}, url = {https://cybersecurity.att.com/blogs/labs-research/the-rise-of-qakbot}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-04-16} } The rise of QakBot
QakBot
2021-04-13Silent PushMartijn Grooten
@online{grooten:20210413:malicious:094869a, author = {Martijn Grooten}, title = {{Malicious infrastructure as a service}}, date = {2021-04-13}, organization = {Silent Push}, url = {https://www.silentpush.com/blog/malicious-infrastructure-as-a-service}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-06-09} } Malicious infrastructure as a service
IcedID PhotoLoader QakBot
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
2021-04-12Twitter (@elisalem9)Eli Salem
@online{salem:20210412:tweets:7b7280e, author = {Eli Salem}, title = {{Tweets on QakBot}}, date = {2021-04-12}, organization = {Twitter (@elisalem9)}, url = {https://twitter.com/elisalem9/status/1381859965875462144}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-04-14} } Tweets on QakBot
QakBot
2021-04-06Intel 471Intel 471
@online{471:20210406:ettersilent:b591f59, author = {Intel 471}, title = {{EtterSilent: the underground’s new favorite maldoc builder}}, date = {2021-04-06}, organization = {Intel 471}, url = {https://intel471.com/blog/ettersilent-maldoc-builder-macro-trickbot-qbot/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-04-06} } EtterSilent: the underground’s new favorite maldoc builder
BazarBackdoor ISFB QakBot TrickBot
2021-03-31Red CanaryRed Canary
@techreport{canary:20210331:2021:cd81f2d, author = {Red Canary}, title = {{2021 Threat Detection Report}}, date = {2021-03-31}, institution = {Red Canary}, url = {https://resource.redcanary.com/rs/003-YRU-314/images/2021-Threat-Detection-Report.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-04-06} } 2021 Threat Detection Report
Shlayer Andromeda Cobalt Strike Dridex Emotet IcedID MimiKatz QakBot TrickBot
2021-03-26Trend MicroTrend Micro
@online{micro:20210326:alleged:ce2115c, author = {Trend Micro}, title = {{Alleged Members of Egregor Ransomware Cartel Arrested}}, date = {2021-03-26}, organization = {Trend Micro}, url = {https://www.trendmicro.com/en_us/research/21/c/egregor-ransomware-cartel-members-arrested.html}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-04-28} } Alleged Members of Egregor Ransomware Cartel Arrested
Egregor QakBot
2021-03-18VinCSSTran Trung Kien
@online{kien:20210318:re021:00caf5b, author = {Tran Trung Kien}, title = {{[RE021] Qakbot analysis – Dangerous malware has been around for more than a decade}}, date = {2021-03-18}, organization = {VinCSS}, url = {https://blog.vincss.net/2021/03/re021-qakbot-dangerous-malware-has-been-around-for-more-than-a-decade.html}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-03-19} } [RE021] Qakbot analysis – Dangerous malware has been around for more than a decade
QakBot
2021-03Group-IBOleg Skulkin, Roman Rezvukhin, Semyon Rogachev
@techreport{skulkin:202103:ransomware:992ca10, author = {Oleg Skulkin and Roman Rezvukhin and Semyon Rogachev}, title = {{Ransomware Uncovered 2020/2021}}, date = {2021-03}, institution = {Group-IB}, url = {https://web.archive.org/web/20210305181115/https://cisoclub.ru/doc/otchet-kompanii-group-ib-ransomware-uncovered-2020-2021/?bp-attachment=group-ib_ransomware_uncovered_2020-2021.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-06-16} } Ransomware Uncovered 2020/2021
RansomEXX BazarBackdoor Buer Clop Conti DoppelPaymer Dridex Egregor IcedID Maze PwndLocker QakBot RansomEXX REvil Ryuk SDBbot TrickBot Zloader
2021-02-28PWC UKPWC UK
@techreport{uk:20210228:cyber:bd780cd, author = {PWC UK}, title = {{Cyber Threats 2020: A Year in Retrospect}}, date = {2021-02-28}, institution = {PWC UK}, url = {https://www.pwc.co.uk/cyber-security/pdf/pwc-cyber-threats-2020-a-year-in-retrospect.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-03-04} } Cyber Threats 2020: A Year in Retrospect
elf.wellmess FlowerPower PowGoop 8.t Dropper Agent.BTZ Agent Tesla Appleseed Ave Maria Bankshot BazarBackdoor BLINDINGCAN Chinoxy Conti Cotx RAT Crimson RAT DUSTMAN Emotet FriedEx FunnyDream Hakbit Mailto Maze METALJACK Nefilim Oblique RAT Pay2Key PlugX QakBot REvil Ryuk StoneDrill StrongPity SUNBURST SUPERNOVA TrickBot TurlaRPC Turla SilentMoon WastedLocker WellMess Winnti ZeroCleare APT10 APT23 APT27 APT31 APT41 BlackTech BRONZE EDGEWOOD Inception Framework MUSTANG PANDA Red Charon Red Nue Sea Turtle Tonto Team
2021-02-24IBMIBM SECURITY X-FORCE
@online{xforce:20210224:xforce:ac9a90e, author = {IBM SECURITY X-FORCE}, title = {{X-Force Threat Intelligence Index 2021}}, date = {2021-02-24}, organization = {IBM}, url = {https://ibm.ent.box.com/s/hs5pcayhbbhjvj8di5sqdpbbd88tsh89}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-03-02} } X-Force Threat Intelligence Index 2021
Emotet QakBot Ramnit REvil TrickBot
2021-02-23CrowdStrikeCrowdStrike
@techreport{crowdstrike:20210223:2021:bf5bc4f, author = {CrowdStrike}, title = {{2021 Global Threat Report}}, date = {2021-02-23}, institution = {CrowdStrike}, url = {https://go.crowdstrike.com/rs/281-OBQ-266/images/Report2021GTR.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-02-25} } 2021 Global Threat Report
RansomEXX Amadey Anchor Avaddon BazarBackdoor Clop Cobalt Strike Conti Cutwail DanaBot DarkSide DoppelPaymer Dridex Egregor Emotet Hakbit IcedID JSOutProx KerrDown LockBit Mailto Maze MedusaLocker Mespinoza Mount Locker NedDnLoader Nemty Pay2Key PlugX Pushdo PwndLocker PyXie QakBot Quasar RAT RagnarLocker Ragnarok RansomEXX REvil Ryuk Sekhmet ShadowPad SmokeLoader Snake SUNBURST SunCrypt TEARDROP TrickBot WastedLocker Winnti Zloader KNOCKOUT SPIDER OUTLAW SPIDER RIDDLE SPIDER SOLAR SPIDER VIKING SPIDER
2021-02-15Twitter (@TheDFIRReport)The DFIR Report
@online{report:20210215:qakbot:f692e9c, author = {The DFIR Report}, title = {{Tweet on Qakbot post infection discovery activity}}, date = {2021-02-15}, organization = {Twitter (@TheDFIRReport)}, url = {https://twitter.com/TheDFIRReport/status/1361331598344478727}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-02-18} } Tweet on Qakbot post infection discovery activity
QakBot
2021-02-02CRONUPGermán Fernández
@online{fernndez:20210202:de:6ff4f3a, author = {Germán Fernández}, title = {{De ataque con Malware a incidente de Ransomware}}, date = {2021-02-02}, organization = {CRONUP}, url = {https://www.cronup.com/post/de-ataque-con-malware-a-incidente-de-ransomware}, language = {Spanish}, urldate = {2021-03-02} } De ataque con Malware a incidente de Ransomware
Avaddon BazarBackdoor Buer Clop Cobalt Strike Conti DanaBot Dharma Dridex Egregor Emotet Empire Downloader FriedEx GootKit IcedID MegaCortex Nemty Phorpiex PwndLocker PyXie QakBot RansomEXX REvil Ryuk SDBbot SmokeLoader TrickBot Zloader
2021-01-19Palo Alto Networks Unit 42Brad Duncan
@online{duncan:20210119:wireshark:be0c831, author = {Brad Duncan}, title = {{Wireshark Tutorial: Examining Emotet Infection Traffic}}, date = {2021-01-19}, organization = {Palo Alto Networks Unit 42}, url = {https://unit42.paloaltonetworks.com/wireshark-tutorial-emotet-infection/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-01-21} } Wireshark Tutorial: Examining Emotet Infection Traffic
Emotet GootKit IcedID QakBot TrickBot
2021-01-19Medium elis531989Eli Salem
@online{salem:20210119:funtastic:42f9250, author = {Eli Salem}, title = {{Funtastic Packers And Where To Find Them}}, date = {2021-01-19}, organization = {Medium elis531989}, url = {https://elis531989.medium.com/funtastic-packers-and-where-to-find-them-41429a7ef9a7}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-01-21} } Funtastic Packers And Where To Find Them
Get2 IcedID QakBot
2021-01-06FBIFBI
@techreport{fbi:20210106:pin:66d55ca, author = {FBI}, title = {{PIN Number 20210106-001: Egregor Ransomware Targets Businesses Worldwide, Attempting to Extort Businesses by Publicly Releasing Exfiltrated Data}}, date = {2021-01-06}, institution = {FBI}, url = {https://assets.documentcloud.org/documents/20444693/fbi-pin-egregor-ransomware-bc-01062021.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-01-11} } PIN Number 20210106-001: Egregor Ransomware Targets Businesses Worldwide, Attempting to Extort Businesses by Publicly Releasing Exfiltrated Data
Egregor QakBot
2021SecureworksSecureWorks
@online{secureworks:2021:threat:5afd502, author = {SecureWorks}, title = {{Threat Profile: GOLD LAGOON}}, date = {2021}, organization = {Secureworks}, url = {http://www.secureworks.com/research/threat-profiles/gold-lagoon}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-05-31} } Threat Profile: GOLD LAGOON
QakBot MALLARD SPIDER
2020-12-15HornetsecurityHornetsecurity Security Lab
@online{lab:20201215:qakbot:9397167, author = {Hornetsecurity Security Lab}, title = {{QakBot reducing its on disk artifacts}}, date = {2020-12-15}, organization = {Hornetsecurity}, url = {https://www.hornetsecurity.com/en/threat-research/qakbot-reducing-its-on-disk-artifacts/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-12-16} } QakBot reducing its on disk artifacts
Egregor PwndLocker QakBot
2020-12-12Medium 0xthreatintel0xthreatintel
@online{0xthreatintel:20201212:reversing:945a5b8, author = {0xthreatintel}, title = {{Reversing QakBot [ TLP: White]}}, date = {2020-12-12}, organization = {Medium 0xthreatintel}, url = {https://0xthreatintel.medium.com/reversing-qakbot-tlp-white-d1b8b37ad8e7}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-12-14} } Reversing QakBot [ TLP: White]
QakBot
2020-12-09FireEyeMitchell Clarke, Tom Hall
@techreport{clarke:20201209:its:c312acc, author = {Mitchell Clarke and Tom Hall}, title = {{It's not FINished The Evolving Maturity in Ransomware Operations (SLIDES)}}, date = {2020-12-09}, institution = {FireEye}, url = {https://i.blackhat.com/eu-20/Wednesday/eu-20-Clarke-Its-Not-FINished-The-Evolving-Maturity-In-Ransomware-Operations-wp.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-12-15} } It's not FINished The Evolving Maturity in Ransomware Operations (SLIDES)
Cobalt Strike DoppelPaymer QakBot REvil
2020-12-09InfoSec Handlers Diary BlogBrad Duncan
@online{duncan:20201209:recent:0992506, author = {Brad Duncan}, title = {{Recent Qakbot (Qbot) activity}}, date = {2020-12-09}, organization = {InfoSec Handlers Diary Blog}, url = {https://isc.sans.edu/diary/rss/26862}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-12-10} } Recent Qakbot (Qbot) activity
Cobalt Strike QakBot
2020-12-03Recorded FutureInsikt Group®
@techreport{group:20201203:egregor:a56f637, author = {Insikt Group®}, title = {{Egregor Ransomware, Used in a String of High-Profile Attacks, Shows Connections to QakBot}}, date = {2020-12-03}, institution = {Recorded Future}, url = {https://go.recordedfuture.com/hubfs/reports/cta-2020-1203.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-12-08} } Egregor Ransomware, Used in a String of High-Profile Attacks, Shows Connections to QakBot
Egregor QakBot
2020-12-02Red Canarytwitter (@redcanary)
@online{redcanary:20201202:increased:5db5dce, author = {twitter (@redcanary)}, title = {{Tweet on increased #Qbot activity delivering Cobalt Strike & #Egregor ransomware}}, date = {2020-12-02}, organization = {Red Canary}, url = {https://twitter.com/redcanary/status/1334224861628039169}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-12-08} } Tweet on increased #Qbot activity delivering Cobalt Strike & #Egregor ransomware
Cobalt Strike Egregor QakBot
2020-12-01Group-IBGroup-IB, Oleg Skulkin, Semyon Rogachev, Roman Rezvukhin
@techreport{groupib:20201201:egregor:37e5698, author = {Group-IB and Oleg Skulkin and Semyon Rogachev and Roman Rezvukhin}, title = {{Egregor ransomware: The legacy of Maze lives on}}, date = {2020-12-01}, institution = {Group-IB}, url = {https://web.archive.org/web/20201207094648/https://go.group-ib.com/rs/689-LRE-818/images/Group-IB_Egregor_Ransomware.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-01-21} } Egregor ransomware: The legacy of Maze lives on
Egregor QakBot
2020-11-30FireEyeMitchell Clarke, Tom Hall
@techreport{clarke:20201130:its:1b6b681, author = {Mitchell Clarke and Tom Hall}, title = {{It's not FINished The Evolving Maturity in Ransomware Operations}}, date = {2020-11-30}, institution = {FireEye}, url = {https://i.blackhat.com/eu-20/Wednesday/eu-20-Clarke-Its-Not-FINished-The-Evolving-Maturity-In-Ransomware-Operations.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-12-14} } It's not FINished The Evolving Maturity in Ransomware Operations
Cobalt Strike DoppelPaymer MimiKatz QakBot REvil
2020-11-27Fiducia & GAD IT AGFrank Boldewin
@techreport{boldewin:20201127:when:9697611, author = {Frank Boldewin}, title = {{When ransomware hits an ATM giant - The Diebold Nixdorf case dissected}}, date = {2020-11-27}, institution = {Fiducia & GAD IT AG}, url = {https://raw.githubusercontent.com/fboldewin/When-ransomware-hits-an-ATM-giant---The-Diebold-Nixdorf-case-dissected/main/When%20ransomware%20hits%20an%20ATM%20giant%20-%20The%20Diebold%20Nixdorf%20case%20dissected%20-%20Group-IB%20CyberCrimeCon2020.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-12-01} } When ransomware hits an ATM giant - The Diebold Nixdorf case dissected
PwndLocker QakBot
2020-11-26CybereasonLior Rochberger, Cybereason Nocturnus
@online{rochberger:20201126:cybereason:8301aeb, author = {Lior Rochberger and Cybereason Nocturnus}, title = {{Cybereason vs. Egregor Ransomware}}, date = {2020-11-26}, organization = {Cybereason}, url = {https://www.cybereason.com/blog/cybereason-vs-egregor-ransomware}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-12-08} } Cybereason vs. Egregor Ransomware
Cobalt Strike Egregor IcedID ISFB QakBot
2020-11-20Group-IBOleg Skulkin, Roman Rezvukhin, Semyon Rogachev
@online{skulkin:20201120:locking:cdb06cf, author = {Oleg Skulkin and Roman Rezvukhin and Semyon Rogachev}, title = {{The Locking Egregor}}, date = {2020-11-20}, organization = {Group-IB}, url = {https://www.group-ib.com/blog/egregor}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-11-23} } The Locking Egregor
Egregor QakBot
2020-11-20ZDNetCatalin Cimpanu
@online{cimpanu:20201120:malware:0b8ff59, author = {Catalin Cimpanu}, title = {{The malware that usually installs ransomware and you need to remove right away}}, date = {2020-11-20}, organization = {ZDNet}, url = {https://www.zdnet.com/article/the-malware-that-usually-installs-ransomware-and-you-need-to-remove-right-away/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-11-23} } The malware that usually installs ransomware and you need to remove right away
Avaddon BazarBackdoor Buer Clop Cobalt Strike Conti DoppelPaymer Dridex Egregor Emotet FriedEx MegaCortex Phorpiex PwndLocker QakBot Ryuk SDBbot TrickBot Zloader
2020-11-12IntrinsecJean Bichet
@online{bichet:20201112:egregor:1ac0eb1, author = {Jean Bichet}, title = {{Egregor – Prolock: Fraternal Twins ?}}, date = {2020-11-12}, organization = {Intrinsec}, url = {https://www.intrinsec.com/egregor-prolock/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-11-23} } Egregor – Prolock: Fraternal Twins ?
Egregor PwndLocker QakBot
2020-10-29CERT-FRCERT-FR
@techreport{certfr:20201029:le:d296223, author = {CERT-FR}, title = {{LE MALWARE-AS-A-SERVICE EMOTET}}, date = {2020-10-29}, institution = {CERT-FR}, url = {https://www.cert.ssi.gouv.fr/uploads/CERTFR-2020-CTI-010.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-11-04} } LE MALWARE-AS-A-SERVICE EMOTET
Dridex Emotet ISFB QakBot
2020-10-14CrowdStrikeThe Falcon Complete Team
@online{team:20201014:duck:d227846, author = {The Falcon Complete Team}, title = {{Duck Hunting with Falcon Complete: Remediating a Fowl Banking Trojan, Part 3}}, date = {2020-10-14}, organization = {CrowdStrike}, url = {https://www.crowdstrike.com/blog/duck-hunting-with-falcon-complete-qakbot-countermeasures/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-11-09} } Duck Hunting with Falcon Complete: Remediating a Fowl Banking Trojan, Part 3
QakBot
2020-10-07CrowdStrikeThe Falcon Complete Team
@online{team:20201007:duck:69360c9, author = {The Falcon Complete Team}, title = {{Duck Hunting with Falcon Complete: Analyzing a Fowl Banking Trojan, Part 2}}, date = {2020-10-07}, organization = {CrowdStrike}, url = {https://www.crowdstrike.com/blog/duck-hunting-with-falcon-complete-qakbot-zip-based-campaign/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-10-12} } Duck Hunting with Falcon Complete: Analyzing a Fowl Banking Trojan, Part 2
QakBot Zloader
2020-10-01CrowdStrikeDylan Barker, Quinten Bowen, Ryan Campbell
@online{barker:20201001:duck:edcc017, author = {Dylan Barker and Quinten Bowen and Ryan Campbell}, title = {{Duck Hunting with Falcon Complete: Analyzing a Fowl Banking Trojan, Part 1}}, date = {2020-10-01}, organization = {CrowdStrike}, url = {https://www.crowdstrike.com/blog/duck-hunting-with-falcon-complete-analyzing-a-fowl-banking-trojan-part-1/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-10-07} } Duck Hunting with Falcon Complete: Analyzing a Fowl Banking Trojan, Part 1
QakBot MALLARD SPIDER
2020-09-29MicrosoftMicrosoft
@techreport{microsoft:20200929:microsoft:6e5d7b0, author = {Microsoft}, title = {{Microsoft Digital Defense Report}}, date = {2020-09-29}, institution = {Microsoft}, url = {https://download.microsoft.com/download/f/8/1/f816b8b6-bee3-41e5-b6cc-e925a5688f61/Microsoft_Digital_Defense_Report_2020_September.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-10-05} } Microsoft Digital Defense Report
Emotet IcedID Mailto Maze QakBot REvil RobinHood TrickBot
2020-09-29PWC UKAndy Auld
@online{auld:20200929:whats:2782a62, author = {Andy Auld}, title = {{What's behind the increase in ransomware attacks this year?}}, date = {2020-09-29}, organization = {PWC UK}, url = {https://www.pwc.co.uk/issues/cyber-security-services/insights/what-is-behind-ransomware-attacks-increase.html}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-05-25} } What's behind the increase in ransomware attacks this year?
DarkSide Avaddon Clop Conti DoppelPaymer Dridex Emotet FriedEx Mailto PwndLocker QakBot REvil Ryuk SMAUG SunCrypt TrickBot WastedLocker
2020-09-10Group-IBOleg Skulkin, Semyon Rogachev
@online{skulkin:20200910:lock:a6f630a, author = {Oleg Skulkin and Semyon Rogachev}, title = {{Lock Like a Pro: Dive in Recent ProLock's Big Game Hunting}}, date = {2020-09-10}, organization = {Group-IB}, url = {https://www.group-ib.com/blog/prolock_evolution}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-09-15} } Lock Like a Pro: Dive in Recent ProLock's Big Game Hunting
PwndLocker QakBot
2020-09-10QuoSec GmbHQuosec Blog
@online{blog:20200910:grap:d2f055d, author = {Quosec Blog}, title = {{grap: Automating QakBot strings decryption}}, date = {2020-09-10}, organization = {QuoSec GmbH}, url = {https://quosecgmbh.github.io/blog/grap_qakbot_strings.html}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-03-22} } grap: Automating QakBot strings decryption
QakBot
2020-09-04QuoSec GmbHQuosec Blog
@online{blog:20200904:navigating:75404a6, author = {Quosec Blog}, title = {{Navigating QakBot samples with grap}}, date = {2020-09-04}, organization = {QuoSec GmbH}, url = {https://quosecgmbh.github.io/blog/grap_qakbot_navigation.html}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-03-22} } Navigating QakBot samples with grap
QakBot
2020-08-27CheckpointAlex Ilgayev
@online{ilgayev:20200827:old:8859e51, author = {Alex Ilgayev}, title = {{An Old Bot’s Nasty New Tricks: Exploring Qbot’s Latest Attack Methods}}, date = {2020-08-27}, organization = {Checkpoint}, url = {https://research.checkpoint.com/2020/exploring-qbots-latest-attack-methods/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-08-31} } An Old Bot’s Nasty New Tricks: Exploring Qbot’s Latest Attack Methods
QakBot
2020-08-20MorphisecArnold Osipov
@online{osipov:20200820:qakbot:a7e14ef, author = {Arnold Osipov}, title = {{QakBot (QBot) Maldoc Campaign Introduces Two New Techniques into Its Arsenal}}, date = {2020-08-20}, organization = {Morphisec}, url = {https://blog.morphisec.com/qakbot-qbot-maldoc-two-new-techniques}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-08-25} } QakBot (QBot) Maldoc Campaign Introduces Two New Techniques into Its Arsenal
QakBot
2020-07-15N1ght-W0lf BlogAbdallah Elshinbary
@online{elshinbary:20200715:deep:9b38d20, author = {Abdallah Elshinbary}, title = {{Deep Analysis of QBot Banking Trojan}}, date = {2020-07-15}, organization = {N1ght-W0lf Blog}, url = {https://n1ght-w0lf.github.io/malware%20analysis/qbot-banking-trojan/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-07-16} } Deep Analysis of QBot Banking Trojan
QakBot
2020-06-24MorphisecArnold Osipov
@online{osipov:20200624:obfuscated:74bfeed, author = {Arnold Osipov}, title = {{Obfuscated VBScript Drops Zloader, Ursnif, Qakbot, Dridex}}, date = {2020-06-24}, organization = {Morphisec}, url = {https://blog.morphisec.com/obfuscated-vbscript-drops-zloader-ursnif-qakbot-dridex}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-06-25} } Obfuscated VBScript Drops Zloader, Ursnif, Qakbot, Dridex
Dridex ISFB QakBot Zloader
2020-06-21Malware and StuffAndreas Klopsch
@online{klopsch:20200621:upnp:f54abe6, author = {Andreas Klopsch}, title = {{UpnP – Messing up Security since years}}, date = {2020-06-21}, organization = {Malware and Stuff}, url = {https://malwareandstuff.com/upnp-messing-up-security-since-years/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-06-22} } UpnP – Messing up Security since years
QakBot
2020-06-16HornetsecuritySecurity Lab
@online{lab:20200616:qakbot:0353100, author = {Security Lab}, title = {{QakBot malspam leading to ProLock: Nothing personal just business}}, date = {2020-06-16}, organization = {Hornetsecurity}, url = {https://www.hornetsecurity.com/en/security-information/qakbot-malspam-leading-to-prolock/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-07-01} } QakBot malspam leading to ProLock: Nothing personal just business
PwndLocker QakBot
2020-06-11F5 LabsDoron Voolf
@online{voolf:20200611:qbot:1bd9fe7, author = {Doron Voolf}, title = {{Qbot Banking Trojan Still Up to Its Old Tricks}}, date = {2020-06-11}, organization = {F5 Labs}, url = {https://www.f5.com/labs/articles/threat-intelligence/qbot-banking-trojan-still-up-to-its-old-tricks}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-06-16} } Qbot Banking Trojan Still Up to Its Old Tricks
QakBot
2020-05-05Malware and StuffAndreas Klopsch
@online{klopsch:20200505:old:84beb5b, author = {Andreas Klopsch}, title = {{An old enemy – Diving into QBot part 3}}, date = {2020-05-05}, organization = {Malware and Stuff}, url = {https://malwareandstuff.com/an-old-enemy-diving-into-qbot-part-3/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-05-05} } An old enemy – Diving into QBot part 3
QakBot
2020-03-30Malware and StuffAndreas Klopsch
@online{klopsch:20200330:old:ed1f6ef, author = {Andreas Klopsch}, title = {{An old enemy – Diving into QBot part 1}}, date = {2020-03-30}, organization = {Malware and Stuff}, url = {https://malwareandstuff.com/an-old-enemy-diving-into-qbot-part-1/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-04-01} } An old enemy – Diving into QBot part 1
QakBot
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 APT23 APT31 APT39 APT40 BlackTech BuhTrap Charming Kitten CLOCKWORK SPIDER DOPPEL SPIDER FIN7 Gamaredon Group GOBLIN PANDA MONTY SPIDER MUSTANG PANDA NARWHAL SPIDER NOCTURNAL SPIDER PINCHY SPIDER SALTY SPIDER SCULLY SPIDER SMOKY SPIDER Thrip VENOM SPIDER VICEROY TIGER
2020-03-03PWC UKPWC UK
@techreport{uk:20200303:cyber:1f1eef0, author = {PWC UK}, title = {{Cyber Threats 2019:A Year in Retrospect}}, date = {2020-03-03}, institution = {PWC UK}, url = {https://www.pwc.co.uk/cyber-security/assets/cyber-threats-2019-retrospect.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-03-03} } Cyber Threats 2019:A Year in Retrospect
KevDroid MESSAGETAP magecart AndroMut Cobalt Strike CobInt Crimson RAT DNSpionage Dridex Dtrack Emotet FlawedAmmyy FlawedGrace FriedEx Gandcrab Get2 GlobeImposter Grateful POS ISFB Kazuar LockerGoga Nokki QakBot Ramnit REvil Rifdoor RokRAT Ryuk shadowhammer ShadowPad Shifu Skipper StoneDrill Stuxnet TrickBot Winnti ZeroCleare APT41 MUSTANG PANDA Sea Turtle
2020-02-19FireEyeFireEye
@online{fireeye:20200219:mtrends:193613a, author = {FireEye}, title = {{M-Trends 2020}}, date = {2020-02-19}, organization = {FireEye}, url = {https://content.fireeye.com/m-trends/rpt-m-trends-2020}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-02-20} } M-Trends 2020
Cobalt Strike Grateful POS LockerGoga QakBot TrickBot
2020-02-13Palo Alto Networks Unit 42Brad Duncan
@online{duncan:20200213:wireshark:3110e30, author = {Brad Duncan}, title = {{Wireshark Tutorial: Examining Qakbot Infections}}, date = {2020-02-13}, organization = {Palo Alto Networks Unit 42}, url = {https://unit42.paloaltonetworks.com/tutorial-qakbot-infection/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-10-05} } Wireshark Tutorial: Examining Qakbot Infections
QakBot
2020-02-10MalwarebytesAdam Kujawa, Wendy Zamora, Jérôme Segura, Thomas Reed, Nathan Collier, Jovi Umawing, Chris Boyd, Pieter Arntz, David Ruiz
@techreport{kujawa:20200210:2020:3fdaf12, author = {Adam Kujawa and Wendy Zamora and Jérôme Segura and Thomas Reed and Nathan Collier and Jovi Umawing and Chris Boyd and Pieter Arntz and David Ruiz}, title = {{2020 State of Malware Report}}, date = {2020-02-10}, institution = {Malwarebytes}, url = {https://resources.malwarebytes.com/files/2020/02/2020_State-of-Malware-Report.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-02-13} } 2020 State of Malware Report
magecart Emotet QakBot REvil Ryuk TrickBot WannaCryptor
2020-01-03Youtube (BSides Belfast)Nick Summerlin, Jorge Rodriguez
@online{summerlin:20200103:demystifying:c0a1a19, author = {Nick Summerlin and Jorge Rodriguez}, title = {{Demystifying QBot Banking Trojan}}, date = {2020-01-03}, organization = {Youtube (BSides Belfast)}, url = {https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iB1psRMtlqg}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-02-21} } Demystifying QBot Banking Trojan
QakBot
2020SecureworksSecureWorks
@online{secureworks:2020:gold:00ad0eb, author = {SecureWorks}, title = {{GOLD LAGOON}}, date = {2020}, organization = {Secureworks}, url = {https://www.secureworks.com/research/threat-profiles/gold-lagoon}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-05-23} } GOLD LAGOON
QakBot
2020University of MaltaSteve Borg
@online{borg:2020:memory:974bf75, author = {Steve Borg}, title = {{Memory Forensics of Qakbot}}, date = {2020}, organization = {University of Malta}, url = {https://www.um.edu.mt/library/oar/handle/123456789/76802}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-06-24} } Memory Forensics of Qakbot
QakBot
2019-12-07SecureworksKevin O’Reilly, Keith Jarvis
@techreport{oreilly:20191207:endtoend:84340da, author = {Kevin O’Reilly and Keith Jarvis}, title = {{End-to-end Botnet Monitoring... Botconf 2019}}, date = {2019-12-07}, institution = {Secureworks}, url = {https://www.botconf.eu/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/B2019-OReilly-Jarvis-End-to-end-Botnet-Monitoring.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-11-08} } End-to-end Botnet Monitoring... Botconf 2019
Emotet ISFB QakBot
2019-11-12Hatching.ioMarkel Picado
@online{picado:20191112:reversing:de8a8b6, author = {Markel Picado}, title = {{Reversing Qakbot}}, date = {2019-11-12}, organization = {Hatching.io}, url = {https://hatching.io/blog/reversing-qakbot}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-01-07} } Reversing Qakbot
QakBot
2019-06-03VaronisDolev Taler, Eric Saraga
@online{taler:20190603:varonis:21ad52e, author = {Dolev Taler and Eric Saraga}, title = {{Varonis Exposes Global Cyber Campaign: C2 Server Actively Compromising Thousands of Victims}}, date = {2019-06-03}, organization = {Varonis}, url = {https://www.varonis.com/blog/varonis-discovers-global-cyber-campaign-qbot/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-01-05} } Varonis Exposes Global Cyber Campaign: C2 Server Actively Compromising Thousands of Victims
QakBot
2019-05-02Cisco TalosAshlee Benge, Nick Randolph
@online{benge:20190502:qakbot:8c34660, author = {Ashlee Benge and Nick Randolph}, title = {{Qakbot levels up with new obfuscation techniques}}, date = {2019-05-02}, organization = {Cisco Talos}, url = {https://blog.talosintelligence.com/2019/05/qakbot-levels-up-with-new-obfuscation.html}, language = {English}, urldate = {2019-10-14} } Qakbot levels up with new obfuscation techniques
QakBot
2018-07-29Vitali Kremez BlogVitali Kremez
@online{kremez:20180729:lets:8f04eed, author = {Vitali Kremez}, title = {{Let's Learn: In-Depth Reversing of Qakbot "qbot" Banker Part 1}}, date = {2018-07-29}, organization = {Vitali Kremez Blog}, url = {https://www.vkremez.com/2018/07/lets-learn-in-depth-reversing-of-qakbot.html}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-01-06} } Let's Learn: In-Depth Reversing of Qakbot "qbot" Banker Part 1
QakBot
2017-11-06MicrosoftMicrosoft Defender ATP Research Team
@online{team:20171106:mitigating:b623a70, author = {Microsoft Defender ATP Research Team}, title = {{Mitigating and eliminating info-stealing Qakbot and Emotet in corporate networks}}, date = {2017-11-06}, organization = {Microsoft}, url = {https://www.microsoft.com/security/blog/2017/11/06/mitigating-and-eliminating-info-stealing-qakbot-and-emotet-in-corporate-networks/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-10-23} } Mitigating and eliminating info-stealing Qakbot and Emotet in corporate networks
Emotet QakBot
2017-06-02SecurityIntelligenceMike Oppenheim, Kevin Zuk, Matan Meir, Limor Kessem
@online{oppenheim:20170602:qakbot:ffff91a, author = {Mike Oppenheim and Kevin Zuk and Matan Meir and Limor Kessem}, title = {{QakBot Banking Trojan Causes Massive Active Directory Lockouts}}, date = {2017-06-02}, organization = {SecurityIntelligence}, url = {https://securityintelligence.com/qakbot-banking-trojan-causes-massive-active-directory-lockouts/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-01-10} } QakBot Banking Trojan Causes Massive Active Directory Lockouts
QakBot
2017-05-23ThreatVectorCylance Threat Research Team
@online{team:20170523:quakbot:3572c02, author = {Cylance Threat Research Team}, title = {{Quakbot}}, date = {2017-05-23}, organization = {ThreatVector}, url = {https://www.cylance.com/en_us/blog/threat-spotlight-the-return-of-qakbot-malware.html}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-01-08} } Quakbot
QakBot
2016-08Intel SecuritySanchit Karve, Guilherme Venere, Mark Olea
@techreport{karve:201608:diving:6f604b3, author = {Sanchit Karve and Guilherme Venere and Mark Olea}, title = {{DIVING INTO PINKSLIPBOT’S LATEST CAMPAIGN}}, date = {2016-08}, institution = {Intel Security}, url = {https://www.virusbulletin.com/uploads/pdf/magazine/2016/VB2016-Karve-etal.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2019-11-27} } DIVING INTO PINKSLIPBOT’S LATEST CAMPAIGN
QakBot
2016-04-28Cisco TalosBen Baker
@online{baker:20160428:research:999032f, author = {Ben Baker}, title = {{Research Spotlight: The Resurgence of Qbot}}, date = {2016-04-28}, organization = {Cisco Talos}, url = {https://blog.talosintelligence.com/2016/04/qbot-on-the-rise.html}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-03-04} } Research Spotlight: The Resurgence of Qbot
QakBot
2016-02-24Johannes Bader BlogJohannes Bader
@online{bader:20160224:dga:735ff10, author = {Johannes Bader}, title = {{The DGA of Qakbot.T}}, date = {2016-02-24}, organization = {Johannes Bader Blog}, url = {https://bin.re/blog/the-dga-of-qakbot/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2023-04-14} } The DGA of Qakbot.T
QakBot
2016BAE SystemsBAE Systems
@techreport{systems:2016:return:52c175d, author = {BAE Systems}, title = {{The Return of Qbot}}, date = {2016}, institution = {BAE Systems}, url = {https://media.scmagazine.com/documents/225/bae_qbot_report_56053.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2019-11-29} } The Return of Qbot
QakBot
2012SymantecNicolas Falliere
@techreport{falliere:2012:w32qakbot:974b5b5, author = {Nicolas Falliere}, title = {{W32.Qakbot in Detail}}, date = {2012}, institution = {Symantec}, url = {http://www.symantec.com/content/en/us/enterprise/media/security_response/whitepapers/w32_qakbot_in_detail.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2019-11-28} } W32.Qakbot in Detail
QakBot
2011-12-11Open Security ResearchMichael G. Spohn.
@online{spohn:20111211:intro:f5eeeaa, author = {Michael G. Spohn.}, title = {{Intro. To Reversing - W32Pinkslipbot}}, date = {2011-12-11}, organization = {Open Security Research}, url = {http://blog.opensecurityresearch.com/2011/12/intro-to-reversing-w32pinkslipbot.html}, language = {English}, urldate = {2023-08-30} } Intro. To Reversing - W32Pinkslipbot
QakBot
2011-05-25Contagio DumpMila Parkour
@online{parkour:20110525:w32qakbot:b814de0, author = {Mila Parkour}, title = {{W32.Qakbot aka W32/Pinkslipbot or infostealer worm}}, date = {2011-05-25}, organization = {Contagio Dump}, url = {http://contagiodump.blogspot.com/2010/11/template.html}, language = {English}, urldate = {2019-11-21} } W32.Qakbot aka W32/Pinkslipbot or infostealer worm
QakBot
2010-10-25RSARSA FraudAction Research Labs
@online{labs:20101025:businesses:684dcbd, author = {RSA FraudAction Research Labs}, title = {{Businesses Beware: Qakbot Spreads like a Worm, Stings like a Trojan}}, date = {2010-10-25}, organization = {RSA}, url = {https://web.archive.org/web/20120206174705/http://blogs.rsa.com/rsafarl/businesses-beware-qakbot-spreads-like-a-worm-stings-like-a-trojan/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2023-08-30} } Businesses Beware: Qakbot Spreads like a Worm, Stings like a Trojan
QakBot
2010-05-11SymantecShunichi Imano
@online{imano:20100511:qakbot:00f96fd, author = {Shunichi Imano}, title = {{Qakbot, Data Thief Unmasked: Part I}}, date = {2010-05-11}, organization = {Symantec}, url = {https://web.archive.org/web/20110909041410/http://www.symantec.com/connect/blogs/qakbot-data-thief-unmasked-part-i}, language = {English}, urldate = {2023-08-30} } Qakbot, Data Thief Unmasked: Part I
QakBot
2010-04-22SymantecPatrick Fitzgerald
@online{fitzgerald:20100422:qakbot:0c164f0, author = {Patrick Fitzgerald}, title = {{Qakbot Steals 2GB of Confidential Data per Week}}, date = {2010-04-22}, organization = {Symantec}, url = {https://web.archive.org/web/20130530033754/http://www.symantec.com/connect/blogs/qakbot-steals-2gb-confidential-data-week}, language = {English}, urldate = {2023-08-30} } Qakbot Steals 2GB of Confidential Data per Week
QakBot
2009-12-22SymantecJohn McDonald, Masaki Suenaga, Takayoshi Nakayama
@online{mcdonald:20091222:qakbot:fb2517b, author = {John McDonald and Masaki Suenaga and Takayoshi Nakayama}, title = {{Qakbot, Data Thief Unmasked: Part II}}, date = {2009-12-22}, organization = {Symantec}, url = {https://web.archive.org/web/20110406012907/http://www.symantec.com/connect/blogs/qakbot-data-thief-unmasked-part-ii}, language = {English}, urldate = {2023-08-30} } Qakbot, Data Thief Unmasked: Part II
QakBot
2009-05-07SymantecAngela Thigpen, Eric Chien
@online{thigpen:20090507:w32qakbot:299b326, author = {Angela Thigpen and Eric Chien}, title = {{W32.Qakbot}}, date = {2009-05-07}, organization = {Symantec}, url = {https://web.archive.org/web/20151026140427/https://www.symantec.com/security_response/writeup.jsp?docid=2009-050707-0639-99}, language = {English}, urldate = {2023-08-30} } W32.Qakbot
QakBot
Yara Rules
[TLP:WHITE] win_qakbot_auto (20230715 | Detects win.qakbot.)
rule win_qakbot_auto {

    meta:
        author = "Felix Bilstein - yara-signator at cocacoding dot com"
        date = "2023-07-11"
        version = "1"
        description = "Detects win.qakbot."
        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.qakbot"
        malpedia_rule_date = "20230705"
        malpedia_hash = "42d0574f4405bd7d2b154d321d345acb18834a41"
        malpedia_version = "20230715"
        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 = { 33c0 7402 ebfa e8???????? }
            // n = 4, score = 15300
            //   33c0                 | xor                 eax, eax
            //   7402                 | je                  4
            //   ebfa                 | jmp                 0xfffffffc
            //   e8????????           |                     

        $sequence_1 = { 7402 ebfa 33c0 7402 }
            // n = 4, score = 15200
            //   7402                 | je                  4
            //   ebfa                 | jmp                 0xfffffffc
            //   33c0                 | xor                 eax, eax
            //   7402                 | je                  4

        $sequence_2 = { 7402 ebfa eb06 33c0 7402 }
            // n = 5, score = 14800
            //   7402                 | je                  4
            //   ebfa                 | jmp                 0xfffffffc
            //   eb06                 | jmp                 8
            //   33c0                 | xor                 eax, eax
            //   7402                 | je                  4

        $sequence_3 = { eb13 e8???????? 33c9 85c0 }
            // n = 4, score = 14700
            //   eb13                 | jmp                 0x15
            //   e8????????           |                     
            //   33c9                 | xor                 ecx, ecx
            //   85c0                 | test                eax, eax

        $sequence_4 = { 50 e8???????? 8b06 47 59 }
            // n = 5, score = 14300
            //   50                   | push                eax
            //   e8????????           |                     
            //   8b06                 | mov                 eax, dword ptr [esi]
            //   47                   | inc                 edi
            //   59                   | pop                 ecx

        $sequence_5 = { 8d45fc 6aff 50 e8???????? }
            // n = 4, score = 14000
            //   8d45fc               | lea                 eax, [ebp - 4]
            //   6aff                 | push                -1
            //   50                   | push                eax
            //   e8????????           |                     

        $sequence_6 = { e8???????? 59 59 33c0 7402 }
            // n = 5, score = 13800
            //   e8????????           |                     
            //   59                   | pop                 ecx
            //   59                   | pop                 ecx
            //   33c0                 | xor                 eax, eax
            //   7402                 | je                  4

        $sequence_7 = { 59 59 6afb e9???????? }
            // n = 4, score = 13700
            //   59                   | pop                 ecx
            //   59                   | pop                 ecx
            //   6afb                 | push                -5
            //   e9????????           |                     

        $sequence_8 = { 50 8d8534f6ffff 6a00 50 }
            // n = 4, score = 13600
            //   50                   | push                eax
            //   8d8534f6ffff         | lea                 eax, [ebp - 0x9cc]
            //   6a00                 | push                0
            //   50                   | push                eax

        $sequence_9 = { 740d 8d45fc 6a00 50 }
            // n = 4, score = 13600
            //   740d                 | je                  0xf
            //   8d45fc               | lea                 eax, [ebp - 4]
            //   6a00                 | push                0
            //   50                   | push                eax

        $sequence_10 = { 8945fc e8???????? 8bf0 8d45fc 50 e8???????? }
            // n = 6, score = 13400
            //   8945fc               | mov                 dword ptr [ebp - 4], eax
            //   e8????????           |                     
            //   8bf0                 | mov                 esi, eax
            //   8d45fc               | lea                 eax, [ebp - 4]
            //   50                   | push                eax
            //   e8????????           |                     

        $sequence_11 = { 33c0 e9???????? 33c0 7402 }
            // n = 4, score = 13200
            //   33c0                 | xor                 eax, eax
            //   e9????????           |                     
            //   33c0                 | xor                 eax, eax
            //   7402                 | je                  4

        $sequence_12 = { 8975f8 8975f0 8975f4 e8???????? }
            // n = 4, score = 13100
            //   8975f8               | mov                 dword ptr [ebp - 8], esi
            //   8975f0               | mov                 dword ptr [ebp - 0x10], esi
            //   8975f4               | mov                 dword ptr [ebp - 0xc], esi
            //   e8????????           |                     

        $sequence_13 = { 7402 ebfa e9???????? 6a00 }
            // n = 4, score = 13000
            //   7402                 | je                  4
            //   ebfa                 | jmp                 0xfffffffc
            //   e9????????           |                     
            //   6a00                 | push                0

        $sequence_14 = { eb0b c644301c00 ff465c 8b465c 83f840 7cf0 }
            // n = 6, score = 12900
            //   eb0b                 | jmp                 0xd
            //   c644301c00           | mov                 byte ptr [eax + esi + 0x1c], 0
            //   ff465c               | inc                 dword ptr [esi + 0x5c]
            //   8b465c               | mov                 eax, dword ptr [esi + 0x5c]
            //   83f840               | cmp                 eax, 0x40
            //   7cf0                 | jl                  0xfffffff2

        $sequence_15 = { c644301c00 ff465c 8b465c 83f838 7cf0 8a461b }
            // n = 6, score = 12900
            //   c644301c00           | mov                 byte ptr [eax + esi + 0x1c], 0
            //   ff465c               | inc                 dword ptr [esi + 0x5c]
            //   8b465c               | mov                 eax, dword ptr [esi + 0x5c]
            //   83f838               | cmp                 eax, 0x38
            //   7cf0                 | jl                  0xfffffff2
            //   8a461b               | mov                 al, byte ptr [esi + 0x1b]

        $sequence_16 = { 837e5c38 7cef eb10 c644301c00 }
            // n = 4, score = 12900
            //   837e5c38             | cmp                 dword ptr [esi + 0x5c], 0x38
            //   7cef                 | jl                  0xfffffff1
            //   eb10                 | jmp                 0x12
            //   c644301c00           | mov                 byte ptr [eax + esi + 0x1c], 0

        $sequence_17 = { e8???????? 8d45f4 6aff 50 }
            // n = 4, score = 12700
            //   e8????????           |                     
            //   8d45f4               | lea                 eax, [ebp - 0xc]
            //   6aff                 | push                -1
            //   50                   | push                eax

        $sequence_18 = { e8???????? 83c410 33c0 7402 }
            // n = 4, score = 12700
            //   e8????????           |                     
            //   83c410               | add                 esp, 0x10
            //   33c0                 | xor                 eax, eax
            //   7402                 | je                  4

        $sequence_19 = { 85c0 750a 33c0 7402 }
            // n = 4, score = 12600
            //   85c0                 | test                eax, eax
            //   750a                 | jne                 0xc
            //   33c0                 | xor                 eax, eax
            //   7402                 | je                  4

        $sequence_20 = { 7507 c7466401000000 83f840 7507 }
            // n = 4, score = 12300
            //   7507                 | jne                 9
            //   c7466401000000       | mov                 dword ptr [esi + 0x64], 1
            //   83f840               | cmp                 eax, 0x40
            //   7507                 | jne                 9

        $sequence_21 = { 837dfc00 750b 33c0 7402 }
            // n = 4, score = 12200
            //   837dfc00             | cmp                 dword ptr [ebp - 4], 0
            //   750b                 | jne                 0xd
            //   33c0                 | xor                 eax, eax
            //   7402                 | je                  4

        $sequence_22 = { c7466001000000 33c0 40 5e }
            // n = 4, score = 11800
            //   c7466001000000       | mov                 dword ptr [esi + 0x60], 1
            //   33c0                 | xor                 eax, eax
            //   40                   | inc                 eax
            //   5e                   | pop                 esi

        $sequence_23 = { 7402 ebfa 837d1000 7408 }
            // n = 4, score = 11500
            //   7402                 | je                  4
            //   ebfa                 | jmp                 0xfffffffc
            //   837d1000             | cmp                 dword ptr [ebp + 0x10], 0
            //   7408                 | je                  0xa

        $sequence_24 = { 80ea80 8855f0 e8???????? 0fb64df7 }
            // n = 4, score = 11500
            //   80ea80               | sub                 dl, 0x80
            //   8855f0               | mov                 byte ptr [ebp - 0x10], dl
            //   e8????????           |                     
            //   0fb64df7             | movzx               ecx, byte ptr [ebp - 9]

        $sequence_25 = { e8???????? 59 85c0 7505 6afe }
            // n = 5, score = 11100
            //   e8????????           |                     
            //   59                   | pop                 ecx
            //   85c0                 | test                eax, eax
            //   7505                 | jne                 7
            //   6afe                 | push                -2

        $sequence_26 = { e8???????? 33c0 c3 55 8bec 51 51 }
            // n = 7, score = 8400
            //   e8????????           |                     
            //   33c0                 | xor                 eax, eax
            //   c3                   | ret                 
            //   55                   | push                ebp
            //   8bec                 | mov                 ebp, esp
            //   51                   | push                ecx
            //   51                   | push                ecx

        $sequence_27 = { 50 ff5508 8bf0 59 }
            // n = 4, score = 6300
            //   50                   | push                eax
            //   ff5508               | call                dword ptr [ebp + 8]
            //   8bf0                 | mov                 esi, eax
            //   59                   | pop                 ecx

        $sequence_28 = { 6a00 58 0f95c0 40 50 }
            // n = 5, score = 5800
            //   6a00                 | push                0
            //   58                   | pop                 eax
            //   0f95c0               | setne               al
            //   40                   | inc                 eax
            //   50                   | push                eax

        $sequence_29 = { 85c0 750c 57 ff15???????? 6afe }
            // n = 5, score = 5200
            //   85c0                 | test                eax, eax
            //   750c                 | jne                 0xe
            //   57                   | push                edi
            //   ff15????????         |                     
            //   6afe                 | push                -2

        $sequence_30 = { c3 33c9 3d80000000 0f94c1 }
            // n = 4, score = 5200
            //   c3                   | ret                 
            //   33c9                 | xor                 ecx, ecx
            //   3d80000000           | cmp                 eax, 0x80
            //   0f94c1               | sete                cl

        $sequence_31 = { 57 ff15???????? 33c0 85f6 0f94c0 }
            // n = 5, score = 5200
            //   57                   | push                edi
            //   ff15????????         |                     
            //   33c0                 | xor                 eax, eax
            //   85f6                 | test                esi, esi
            //   0f94c0               | sete                al

        $sequence_32 = { 6a02 ff15???????? 8bf8 83c8ff }
            // n = 4, score = 5000
            //   6a02                 | push                2
            //   ff15????????         |                     
            //   8bf8                 | mov                 edi, eax
            //   83c8ff               | or                  eax, 0xffffffff

        $sequence_33 = { 5e 33c0 c9 c3 55 8bec }
            // n = 6, score = 4800
            //   5e                   | pop                 esi
            //   33c0                 | xor                 eax, eax
            //   c9                   | leave               
            //   c3                   | ret                 
            //   55                   | push                ebp
            //   8bec                 | mov                 ebp, esp

        $sequence_34 = { 8a442421 a801 7540 eb00 668b442422 }
            // n = 5, score = 100
            //   8a442421             | mov                 al, byte ptr [esp + 0x21]
            //   a801                 | test                al, 1
            //   7540                 | jne                 0x42
            //   eb00                 | jmp                 2
            //   668b442422           | mov                 ax, word ptr [esp + 0x22]

        $sequence_35 = { 31c9 8b4078 89c2 8b742448 01c6 8b7c2448 8b440720 }
            // n = 7, score = 100
            //   31c9                 | xor                 ecx, ecx
            //   8b4078               | mov                 eax, dword ptr [eax + 0x78]
            //   89c2                 | mov                 edx, eax
            //   8b742448             | mov                 esi, dword ptr [esp + 0x48]
            //   01c6                 | add                 esi, eax
            //   8b7c2448             | mov                 edi, dword ptr [esp + 0x48]
            //   8b440720             | mov                 eax, dword ptr [edi + eax + 0x20]

        $sequence_36 = { 81c622be8b8f 01f2 8b75dc 01d6 8975d0 ebb3 31c0 }
            // n = 7, score = 100
            //   81c622be8b8f         | add                 esi, 0x8f8bbe22
            //   01f2                 | add                 edx, esi
            //   8b75dc               | mov                 esi, dword ptr [ebp - 0x24]
            //   01d6                 | add                 esi, edx
            //   8975d0               | mov                 dword ptr [ebp - 0x30], esi
            //   ebb3                 | jmp                 0xffffffb5
            //   31c0                 | xor                 eax, eax

        $sequence_37 = { 8b44240c 83c0f8 668b4c241e 66894c243e }
            // n = 4, score = 100
            //   8b44240c             | mov                 eax, dword ptr [esp + 0xc]
            //   83c0f8               | add                 eax, -8
            //   668b4c241e           | mov                 cx, word ptr [esp + 0x1e]
            //   66894c243e           | mov                 word ptr [esp + 0x3e], cx

        $sequence_38 = { 8b4c2414 890c24 89442404 e8???????? 8b442414 890424 e8???????? }
            // n = 7, score = 100
            //   8b4c2414             | mov                 ecx, dword ptr [esp + 0x14]
            //   890c24               | mov                 dword ptr [esp], ecx
            //   89442404             | mov                 dword ptr [esp + 4], eax
            //   e8????????           |                     
            //   8b442414             | mov                 eax, dword ptr [esp + 0x14]
            //   890424               | mov                 dword ptr [esp], eax
            //   e8????????           |                     

        $sequence_39 = { c7403ce0000000 8b442478 8944244c 8b44247c 89442448 }
            // n = 5, score = 100
            //   c7403ce0000000       | mov                 dword ptr [eax + 0x3c], 0xe0
            //   8b442478             | mov                 eax, dword ptr [esp + 0x78]
            //   8944244c             | mov                 dword ptr [esp + 0x4c], eax
            //   8b44247c             | mov                 eax, dword ptr [esp + 0x7c]
            //   89442448             | mov                 dword ptr [esp + 0x48], eax

        $sequence_40 = { 8945b8 8955cc 74bf e9???????? }
            // n = 4, score = 100
            //   8945b8               | mov                 dword ptr [ebp - 0x48], eax
            //   8955cc               | mov                 dword ptr [ebp - 0x34], edx
            //   74bf                 | je                  0xffffffc1
            //   e9????????           |                     

        $sequence_41 = { e9???????? 8b442470 b901000000 8b942480000000 83fa00 }
            // n = 5, score = 100
            //   e9????????           |                     
            //   8b442470             | mov                 eax, dword ptr [esp + 0x70]
            //   b901000000           | mov                 ecx, 1
            //   8b942480000000       | mov                 edx, dword ptr [esp + 0x80]
            //   83fa00               | cmp                 edx, 0

    condition:
        7 of them and filesize < 1168384
}
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