Category: Exploit Kit

“Despicable” Malvertising Campaign Redirects to RIG EK at 188.225.77.106, Drops Chthonic Banking Trojan.

Read about the Despicable (aka Despicable .ME) malvertising campaign HERE. This infection chain resulted from me visiting a website that streams sporting events. Below is a partial and edited image of the malvertising chain being filtered in Wireshark: The host is redirected to adrunnr.com, which then redirects to done.witchcraftcash.com. done.witchcraftcash.com then redirects the host to the ...

“Despicable” Malvertising Campaign

Myself and a couple other coworkers stumbled across a malvertising campaign that I’ve playfully dubbed “Despicable” for its heavy use of the .ME TLD. So far, I haven’t found any public documentation about this campaign. Having said that, I wouldn’t be surprised if it was currently on other people’s radars. Background into the campaign Research ...

Seamless Malvertising Campaign Drops Ramnit from RIG EK at 80.93.187.194

Shout-out to thlnk3r‏ for giving me the referer! Using the referer qstoo.voluumtrk[.]com redirected my host to the Seamless gate at 193.124.89.196: The Seamless gate returns a “302 Found” that points to the RIG exploit kit landing page at 80.93.187.194: The Ramnit malware payload was dropped in %Temp% and then copied to %AppData% in the folder mykemfpi: There ...

HookAds Malvertising Campaign Leads to RIG EK at 194.87.93.114 and Drops Dreambot

IOCs HTTP Traffic: Decoy site [hidden] – GET /popunder.php – Redirects to remainland.info 80.77.82.41 – remainland.info – GET /banners/uaps – Pre-landing page 194.87.93.114 – RIG EK 144.168.45.144 – GET /images/[removed]/.avi 144.168.45.144 – GET /tor/t32.dll – Tor module 35.166.90.180 – ipinfo.io – GET /ip – Checks your public IP address DNS Queries: resolver1.opendns.com myip.opendns.com Traffic: Hashes: SHA256: 732637809542bf1e174249104d2b1c88dc79da20862318a749accc052638b8f1 File name: ...

RoughTed Malvertising Operation Leads to “RELST” Domains and RIG EK.

On 06/03/17 I stumbled across a malvertising chain that led to RIG exploit kit. What was unusual about this malvertising chain is that it was also leading to a lot of social engineering scams. After some research I have discovered that it could be related to the “RoughTed” malvertising campaign. You can read more about ...

Seamless Campaign Still Redirecting to RIG EK and Dropping Ramnit. Follow-up Malware Dropped on the System is Smoke Loader (aka Dofoil & Sharik).

IOCs HTTP Traffic: 193.124.201.22 – GET /lol3.php 81.177.141.140 – need.aqadim.com – RIG EK (1st Run) VirusTotal report on 81.177.141.140 81.177.141.202 – RIG EK (direct IP used instead of subdomain) VirusTotal report on 81.177.141.202 118.127.42.199 – www[.]elitelockservice[.]com[.]au – GET /wp-content/themes/twentythirteen/RIG1.exe – Smoke Loader (2nd run) DNS Queries: atw82ye63ymdp.com – 188.93.211.166 (1st Run) hdyejdn638ir8.com – 134.0.117.8 (2nd ...

HookAds Campaign Leads to RIG EK at 188.227.74.169 and 5.200.52.203, Drops Dreambot

IOCs HTTP Traffic: Decoy site – GET /popunder.php 80.77.82.41 – goverheast.info – GET /banners/uaps? 80.77.82.41 – recenties.info – GET /banners/uaps? (second run) 188.227.74.169 – set.acceleratehealthcaretransformation.com – RIG EK VirusTotal report on 188.227.74.169 (shows full URLs) 5.200.52.203 – set.accumen.info – RIG EK (second run) VirusTotal report on 5.200.52.203 (shows full URLs) 144.168.45.144 – GET /images/[removed]/.avi 144.168.45.144 – ...

HookAds Malvertising Campaign Leads to RIG EK at 185.154.53.33, Drops LatentBot

IOCs Network Traffic: 80.77.82.41 – nairolonia.info – Pre-landing page 185.154.53.33 – post.divakarshenoy.com – RIG EK VirusTotal report showing URLs resolving to 185.154.53.33 23.249.162.164 – GET /Base64 encoded URI string 23.249.162.164 – GET /yor8Vzpo75Y9b1f1pri/[random numbers].zip – LatentBot modules 23.249.162.164 – POST /web/?ACTION=HELLO 23.249.162.164 – POST /web/?ACTION=START&ID=[32 alphanumeric character ID] 23.249.162.164 – POST /web/?ID=[32 alphanumeric character ID] 23.249.162.164 – ...

Seamless Malvertising Campaign Leads to RIG EK at 185.154.53.33 and Drops Ramnit

IOCs HTTP Traffic: 185.31.160.55 – GET /flow339.php – Seamless campaign redirector 185.154.53.33 – new.cloudarchieve.com – RIG EK VirusTotal report showing the full RIG EK URLs resolving to that IP address. DNS Queries: doisafjsnbjesfbejfbkjsej88.com notalyyj.com – 185.118.66.84 bheabfdfug.com – 185.156.179.126 sinjydtrv.com fbtsotbs.com fkqrjsghoradylfslg.com aofmfaoc.com – 34.194.213.50 ctiprlgcxftdsaiqvk.com mrthpcokvjc.com wgwuhauaqcrx.com – 87.106.190.153 npcvnorvyhelagx.com – 87.106.190.153 Post-infection traffic ...

RIG Exploit Kit at 185.154.53.7 Drops Pony, Downloads Philadelphia Ransomware.

IOCs HTTP Traffic: 160.153.131.96 – serene.rushpcb.co.uk – GET /usde.php 185.154.53.7 – add.venicebeachsurflodge.com – RIG exploit kit VirusTotal report showing URLs resolving to that IP 89.45.67.99 – POST /ppp/gate.php – Pony callback traffic 86.106.93.17 – GET /degate/de.exe – Philadelphia ransomware 86.106.93.17 – GET /de/de.php? – Philadelphia ransomware callback traffic Hashes: SHA256: 19f765ddf0242a6676e9eb2fb28f8095211ab1edad15025c3532f662de3aa954 File name: serene.rushpcb.co.ukusde.php.txt SHA256: ...