VenomRAT – Malware analysis
Venomrat Malware. – The Swascan Cyber Research Team has tracked and analysed a RAT called VenomRat.
The malware in question is named Venom Software or VenomRAT, a remote access Trojan (RAT) currently on sale on various forums on the darkweb but also available on websites accessible via a simple Google search. The sale price ranges from $550 to $75.
VenomRAT can attack Windows XP, 7, 8, 8.1 and 10 operating systems.
Like all RATs, VenomRat also grants a Criminal Hacker direct access to the infected system. Venomrat has the functionality of :
- files in .doc, .docx, .txt and .log format
- Steal cryptocurrency wallets
- browser data: automatic compilations, browser cookies, credit card details, account access and password and FileZilla FTP (File Transfer Protocol) data.
- keylogging. records the keystrokes
- Obfuscation: : makes itself anonymous in Windows Task Manager.
- Video-recording: itcan record videos via the Webcam of the infected device
- Execute and install:allows the installation and execution of software.
This last feature effectively exposes the victim and the network on which the infected device is located to possible wave attacks that could encrypt the entire corporate network.
VenomRat Threat Summary
|Family||Trojan, password-stealing virus, banking malware, spyware.|
ALYac:Backdoor.MSIL.Quasar.gen , Backdoor.MSIL.Quasar.gen
Avira (no cloud): HEUR / AGEN.1123483 , TR / Kryptik.ffalg
BitDefender :Gen: Heur.MSIL.Krypt.6, Trojan.GenericKD.44118579
DrWeb : BackDoor.QuasarNET.1
ESET-NOD32 : Una variante di MSIL / Agent.AIA, MSIL / Kryptik.YGJ
Kaspersky: HEUR: Trojan-Spy.MSIL.HiveMon.gen, HEUR: Trojan-Spy.MSIL.Quasar.gen
Malwarebytes :Backdoor.Venom, Trojan.MalPack.MSIL
Rising :Exploit.Uacbypass! 1.C6DD (CLASSIC)
Tencent:Msil.Trojan-spy.Hivemon.Dvfu, Trojan.Gen.2, Msil.Trojan-spy.Quasar.Swkq
TrendMicro :TROJ_GEN.R054C0GJO20, TrojanSpy.MSIL.QUASAR.ERSUSK620
|Process Name||Processo senza nome. Identificabile se è presente un Task senza nome nel TaskManager di Windows|
|Symptoms||Non ci sono sintomi evidenti.|
|Distribution||Social engineering , RDP ,…|
VenomRat: Attack Vectors
As previously indicated, the attack vectors used by VenomRat are:
- Social Engineering
- Exposed RDP
The Social Engineering techniques adopted by VenomRat are Phishing, Smishing together with credential Stuffing and Account Take Over through compromised credentials.
In order to protect yourself in an effective way we recommend:
Threat Intelligence: allows you to identify the presence of public and semi-public information related to your company: Domain Threat Intelligence and Cyber Threat Intelligence.
Risk Analysis of the External Perimeter: Allows the identification of any criticalities and vulnerabilities at the level of web applications, exposed IPs and active ports and services. The reference services are Network Scan, Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing.
Venom Rat: IoC
VEnom RAT IoC: