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win.spyeye (Back to overview)

SpyEye


SpyEye is a malware targeting both Microsoft Windows browsers and Apple iOS Safari. Originated in Russia, it was available in dark forums for $500+ claiming to be the "The Next Zeus Malware". It performed many functionalities typical from bankers trojan such as keyloggers, auto-fill credit card modules, email backups, config files (encrypted), http access, Pop3 grabbers and FTP grabbers. SpyEye allowed hackers to steal money from online bank accounts and initiate transactions even while valid users are logged into their bank account.

References
2021-05-07Department of JusticeOffice of Public Affairs
@online{affairs:20210507:four:8efdc7e, author = {Office of Public Affairs}, title = {{Four Individuals Plead Guilty to RICO Conspiracy Involving “Bulletproof Hosting” for Cybercriminals}}, date = {2021-05-07}, organization = {Department of Justice}, url = {https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/four-individuals-plead-guilty-rico-conspiracy-involving-bulletproof-hosting-cybercriminals}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-05-11} } Four Individuals Plead Guilty to RICO Conspiracy Involving “Bulletproof Hosting” for Cybercriminals
Citadel SpyEye Zeus
2021-03-31KasperskyKaspersky
@online{kaspersky:20210331:financial:3371aa0, author = {Kaspersky}, title = {{Financial Cyberthreats in 2020}}, date = {2021-03-31}, organization = {Kaspersky}, url = {https://securelist.com/financial-cyberthreats-in-2020/101638/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-04-06} } Financial Cyberthreats in 2020
BetaBot DanaBot Emotet Gozi Ramnit RTM SpyEye TrickBot Zeus
2020-08-09F5 LabsRemi Cohen, Debbie Walkowski
@online{cohen:20200809:banking:8718999, author = {Remi Cohen and Debbie Walkowski}, title = {{Banking Trojans: A Reference Guide to the Malware Family Tree}}, date = {2020-08-09}, organization = {F5 Labs}, url = {https://www.f5.com/labs/articles/education/banking-trojans-a-reference-guide-to-the-malware-family-tree}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-06-29} } Banking Trojans: A Reference Guide to the Malware Family Tree
BackSwap Carberp Citadel DanaBot Dridex Dyre Emotet Gozi Kronos PandaBanker Ramnit Shylock SpyEye Tinba TrickBot Vawtrak Zeus
2017-09-15MicrosoftMicrosoft
@online{microsoft:20170915:trojanwin32spyeye:c1c6062, author = {Microsoft}, title = {{Trojan:Win32/Spyeye}}, date = {2017-09-15}, organization = {Microsoft}, url = {https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/wdsi/threats/malware-encyclopedia-description?Name=Trojan%3AWin32%2FSpyeye}, language = {English}, urldate = {2019-11-24} } Trojan:Win32/Spyeye
SpyEye
2012-01-04PCWorldJeremy Kirk
@online{kirk:20120104:spyeye:3ecb013, author = {Jeremy Kirk}, title = {{SpyEye Malware Borrows Zeus Trick to Mask Fraud}}, date = {2012-01-04}, organization = {PCWorld}, url = {https://www.pcworld.com/article/247252/spyeye_malware_borrows_zeus_trick_to_mask_fraud.html}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-01-08} } SpyEye Malware Borrows Zeus Trick to Mask Fraud
SpyEye
2011-07-26ComputerworldJeremy Kirk
@online{kirk:20110726:spyeye:a7ad044, author = {Jeremy Kirk}, title = {{SpyEye Trojan defeating online banking defenses}}, date = {2011-07-26}, organization = {Computerworld}, url = {https://www.computerworld.com/article/2509482/spyeye-trojan-defeating-online-banking-defenses.html}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-01-13} } SpyEye Trojan defeating online banking defenses
SpyEye
2011-04-26Brian Krebs
@online{krebs:20110426:spyeye:b9e984e, author = {Brian Krebs}, title = {{SpyEye Targets Opera, Google Chrome Users}}, date = {2011-04-26}, url = {https://krebsonsecurity.com/2011/04/spyeye-targets-opera-google-chrome-users/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-01-08} } SpyEye Targets Opera, Google Chrome Users
SpyEye
2010-09-17KrebsOnSecurityBrian Krebs
@online{krebs:20100917:spyeye:92d9e7f, author = {Brian Krebs}, title = {{SpyEye Botnet’s Bogus Billing Feature}}, date = {2010-09-17}, organization = {KrebsOnSecurity}, url = {https://krebsonsecurity.com/2010/09/spyeye-botnets-bogus-billing-feature/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2019-10-15} } SpyEye Botnet’s Bogus Billing Feature
SpyEye
2010-06-15SANSHarshit Nayyar
@online{nayyar:20100615:clash:8d2f45c, author = {Harshit Nayyar}, title = {{Clash of the Titans: ZeuS v SpyEye}}, date = {2010-06-15}, organization = {SANS}, url = {https://www.sans.org/reading-room/whitepapers/malicious/clash-titans-zeus-spyeye-33393}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-01-09} } Clash of the Titans: ZeuS v SpyEye
SpyEye
2010-04-01KrebsOnSecurityBrian Krebs
@online{krebs:20100401:spyeye:d557888, author = {Brian Krebs}, title = {{SpyEye vs. ZeuS Rivalry}}, date = {2010-04-01}, organization = {KrebsOnSecurity}, url = {https://krebsonsecurity.com/2010/04/spyeye-vs-zeus-rivalry/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2019-11-28} } SpyEye vs. ZeuS Rivalry
SpyEye
2010-02-19MalwareIntelligenceJorge Mieres
@online{mieres:20100219:spyeye:244807f, author = {Jorge Mieres}, title = {{SpyEye Bot (Part two). Conversations with the creator of crimeware}}, date = {2010-02-19}, organization = {MalwareIntelligence}, url = {http://malwareint.blogspot.com/2010/02/spyeye-bot-part-two-conversations-with.html}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-01-13} } SpyEye Bot (Part two). Conversations with the creator of crimeware
SpyEye
2010-02-04SymantecPeter Coogan
@online{coogan:20100204:spyeye:5c54efe, author = {Peter Coogan}, title = {{SpyEye Bot versus Zeus Bot}}, date = {2010-02-04}, organization = {Symantec}, url = {https://www.symantec.com/connect/blogs/spyeye-bot-versus-zeus-bot}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-01-06} } SpyEye Bot versus Zeus Bot
SpyEye
Yara Rules
[TLP:WHITE] win_spyeye_auto (20220411 | Detects win.spyeye.)
rule win_spyeye_auto {

    meta:
        author = "Felix Bilstein - yara-signator at cocacoding dot com"
        date = "2022-04-08"
        version = "1"
        description = "Detects win.spyeye."
        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.spyeye"
        malpedia_rule_date = "20220405"
        malpedia_hash = "ecd38294bd47d5589be5cd5490dc8bb4804afc2a"
        malpedia_version = "20220411"
        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 = { 81fbffffff7f 7509 56 57 e8???????? 8bd8 3bde }
            // n = 7, score = 700
            //   81fbffffff7f         | cmp                 ebx, 0x7fffffff
            //   7509                 | jne                 0xb
            //   56                   | push                esi
            //   57                   | push                edi
            //   e8????????           |                     
            //   8bd8                 | mov                 ebx, eax
            //   3bde                 | cmp                 ebx, esi

        $sequence_1 = { ff7508 33db 897df8 e8???????? }
            // n = 4, score = 700
            //   ff7508               | push                dword ptr [ebp + 8]
            //   33db                 | xor                 ebx, ebx
            //   897df8               | mov                 dword ptr [ebp - 8], edi
            //   e8????????           |                     

        $sequence_2 = { 7426 56 8965fc ff7514 ff7510 }
            // n = 5, score = 700
            //   7426                 | je                  0x28
            //   56                   | push                esi
            //   8965fc               | mov                 dword ptr [ebp - 4], esp
            //   ff7514               | push                dword ptr [ebp + 0x14]
            //   ff7510               | push                dword ptr [ebp + 0x10]

        $sequence_3 = { 8b65fc c9 c21c00 55 8bec 51 }
            // n = 6, score = 700
            //   8b65fc               | mov                 esp, dword ptr [ebp - 4]
            //   c9                   | leave               
            //   c21c00               | ret                 0x1c
            //   55                   | push                ebp
            //   8bec                 | mov                 ebp, esp
            //   51                   | push                ecx

        $sequence_4 = { 6889000000 ff7508 33db 897df8 }
            // n = 4, score = 700
            //   6889000000           | push                0x89
            //   ff7508               | push                dword ptr [ebp + 8]
            //   33db                 | xor                 ebx, ebx
            //   897df8               | mov                 dword ptr [ebp - 8], edi

        $sequence_5 = { e8???????? 85c0 7454 57 56 6a03 57 }
            // n = 7, score = 700
            //   e8????????           |                     
            //   85c0                 | test                eax, eax
            //   7454                 | je                  0x56
            //   57                   | push                edi
            //   56                   | push                esi
            //   6a03                 | push                3
            //   57                   | push                edi

        $sequence_6 = { c9 c21000 55 8bec 51 6871c517ae }
            // n = 6, score = 700
            //   c9                   | leave               
            //   c21000               | ret                 0x10
            //   55                   | push                ebp
            //   8bec                 | mov                 ebp, esp
            //   51                   | push                ecx
            //   6871c517ae           | push                0xae17c571

        $sequence_7 = { 56 6880000000 6a04 56 6a07 6800000040 57 }
            // n = 7, score = 700
            //   56                   | push                esi
            //   6880000000           | push                0x80
            //   6a04                 | push                4
            //   56                   | push                esi
            //   6a07                 | push                7
            //   6800000040           | push                0x40000000
            //   57                   | push                edi

        $sequence_8 = { 8d45e0 50 53 e8???????? 85c0 7407 c745f801000000 }
            // n = 7, score = 700
            //   8d45e0               | lea                 eax, dword ptr [ebp - 0x20]
            //   50                   | push                eax
            //   53                   | push                ebx
            //   e8????????           |                     
            //   85c0                 | test                eax, eax
            //   7407                 | je                  9
            //   c745f801000000       | mov                 dword ptr [ebp - 8], 1

        $sequence_9 = { 8965fc ff7510 ff750c ff7508 }
            // n = 4, score = 700
            //   8965fc               | mov                 dword ptr [ebp - 4], esp
            //   ff7510               | push                dword ptr [ebp + 0x10]
            //   ff750c               | push                dword ptr [ebp + 0xc]
            //   ff7508               | push                dword ptr [ebp + 8]

    condition:
        7 of them and filesize < 741376
}
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