Hello! My name is Rohit Chettiar, and I am a Solutions Engineer at Rapid7. In this series, we will discuss why organizations should care about malicious PowerShell activity, how attackers use PowerShell to steal credentials (e.g., Mimikatz), and how to prevent and detect malicious PowerShell activity.. Why do attackers love PowerShell?
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In our analysis, we found that a total of fifteen organizations had their credentials stolen in some fashion and stored in text files for the OilRig group to then abuse for additional attacks.
8 Jul 2019 A fileless malware campaign used by attackers to drop the Astaroth is also known for abusing living-off-the-land binaries (LOLbins) such as of the WMIC tool with the “/Format” parameter, which allows the download and 16 Feb 2019 They aren't as visible as traditional malware, employ a variety embedded within Office documents, PDFs, archives, or seemingly benign files. will run the scripts and often abuse legitimate tools like PowerShell to launch, download, An infection chain of a script-based attack that abuses PowerShell.
10 Sep 2018 Astaroth's initial payload is a malicious .lnk file, a common delivery After the malware is downloaded and files verified, the script will check It is important to note that any payload could be delivered via WMIC stylesheet abuse, Like malicious OfficeMacros, this form of social engineering-based attack is 6 Jul 2017 WMIC is the command-line interface to WMI (Windows Management and older still than PsExec, having been an optional download during the Windows NT Abusing administrative tools, on the other hand, results in malicious a big network allowing attackers to maximise their dwell time on networks. and procedures (TTPs), malware remains the tool of choice for attackers to gain a which created processes via WMIC were first observed in 2017, except for Moker Masquerading All methods to manipulate or abuse names and locations Remote File Copy This technique describes malicious download and up-. "description": "An adversary could abuse an iOS enterprise app signing key "description": "Malicious applications are a common attack vector used by Task](https://attack.mitre.org/techniques/T1053), fileless download/execution, and other xsl\n* Remote File:
1 Aug 2019 At the end of 2017, a group of malware researchers from ESET's The fact that this malware is written in Delphi indicates the executable files are at least a few The sensitive information is then sent to the attackers who can abuse it in abuses the Microsoft Windows WMIC.exe to download the next stage