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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 (20220808 | Detects win.spyeye.)
rule win_spyeye_auto {

    meta:
        author = "Felix Bilstein - yara-signator at cocacoding dot com"
        date = "2022-08-05"
        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 = "20220805"
        malpedia_hash = "6ec06c64bcfdbeda64eff021c766b4ce34542b71"
        malpedia_version = "20220808"
        malpedia_license = "CC BY-SA 4.0"
        malpedia_sharing = "TLP:WHITE"

    /* DISCLAIMER
     * The strings used in this rule have been automatically selected from the
     * disassembly of memory dumps and unpacked files, using YARA-Signator.
     * The code and documentation is published here:
     * https://github.com/fxb-cocacoding/yara-signator
     * As Malpedia is used as data source, please note that for a given
     * number of families, only single samples are documented.
     * This likely impacts the degree of generalization these rules will offer.
     * Take the described generation method also into consideration when you
     * apply the rules in your use cases and assign them confidence levels.
     */


    strings:
        $sequence_0 = { 397dfc 740e 837dfcff 7408 ff75fc e8???????? 3bdf }
            // n = 7, score = 700
            //   397dfc               | cmp                 dword ptr [ebp - 4], edi
            //   740e                 | je                  0x10
            //   837dfcff             | cmp                 dword ptr [ebp - 4], -1
            //   7408                 | je                  0xa
            //   ff75fc               | push                dword ptr [ebp - 4]
            //   e8????????           |                     
            //   3bdf                 | cmp                 ebx, edi

        $sequence_1 = { 56 6880000000 6a02 eb08 56 }
            // n = 5, score = 700
            //   56                   | push                esi
            //   6880000000           | push                0x80
            //   6a02                 | push                2
            //   eb08                 | jmp                 0xa
            //   56                   | push                esi

        $sequence_2 = { c20800 55 8bec 51 683ae048ef }
            // n = 5, score = 700
            //   c20800               | ret                 8
            //   55                   | push                ebp
            //   8bec                 | mov                 ebp, esp
            //   51                   | push                ecx
            //   683ae048ef           | push                0xef48e03a

        $sequence_3 = { 56 57 33ff 57 be80000000 56 }
            // n = 6, score = 700
            //   56                   | push                esi
            //   57                   | push                edi
            //   33ff                 | xor                 edi, edi
            //   57                   | push                edi
            //   be80000000           | mov                 esi, 0x80
            //   56                   | push                esi

        $sequence_4 = { 740e 837dfcff 7408 ff75fc }
            // n = 4, score = 700
            //   740e                 | je                  0x10
            //   837dfcff             | cmp                 dword ptr [ebp - 4], -1
            //   7408                 | je                  0xa
            //   ff75fc               | push                dword ptr [ebp - 4]

        $sequence_5 = { 53 56 57 8b7d08 57 e8???????? 83f8ff }
            // n = 7, score = 700
            //   53                   | push                ebx
            //   56                   | push                esi
            //   57                   | push                edi
            //   8b7d08               | mov                 edi, dword ptr [ebp + 8]
            //   57                   | push                edi
            //   e8????????           |                     
            //   83f8ff               | cmp                 eax, -1

        $sequence_6 = { 6800000002 6a03 57 6a01 56 ff750c e8???????? }
            // n = 7, score = 700
            //   6800000002           | push                0x2000000
            //   6a03                 | push                3
            //   57                   | push                edi
            //   6a01                 | push                1
            //   56                   | push                esi
            //   ff750c               | push                dword ptr [ebp + 0xc]
            //   e8????????           |                     

        $sequence_7 = { ff7510 ff750c ff7508 ffd0 83c410 8bf0 }
            // n = 6, score = 700
            //   ff7510               | push                dword ptr [ebp + 0x10]
            //   ff750c               | push                dword ptr [ebp + 0xc]
            //   ff7508               | push                dword ptr [ebp + 8]
            //   ffd0                 | call                eax
            //   83c410               | add                 esp, 0x10
            //   8bf0                 | mov                 esi, eax

        $sequence_8 = { eb08 56 6880000000 6a04 56 }
            // n = 5, score = 700
            //   eb08                 | jmp                 0xa
            //   56                   | push                esi
            //   6880000000           | push                0x80
            //   6a04                 | push                4
            //   56                   | push                esi

        $sequence_9 = { 03c3 50 e8???????? 832600 59 59 8bc7 }
            // n = 7, score = 700
            //   03c3                 | add                 eax, ebx
            //   50                   | push                eax
            //   e8????????           |                     
            //   832600               | and                 dword ptr [esi], 0
            //   59                   | pop                 ecx
            //   59                   | pop                 ecx
            //   8bc7                 | mov                 eax, edi

    condition:
        7 of them and filesize < 741376
}
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