Truebot

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Truebot is a highly potent malware used by the threat actor group CL0P, which has been linked to various malicious activities aimed at exploiting and damaging computer systems. It can infiltrate systems through suspicious downloads, emails, or websites, often unbeknownst to the user. Once embedded, Truebot can perform multiple operations such as downloading additional modules, loading shell code, side-loading DLLs, and taking screenshots to collect sensitive data. Notably, after its use, the CL0P actors make sure to delete any traces of the Truebot malware, making it even more challenging to detect and counteract. The malware was notably identified by Microsoft in late 2022 as part of a complex and interconnected malware ecosystem, with connections to other malware families like SocGholish, Cobalt Strike, IcedID, BumbleBee, and Raspberry Robin. The latter has been recognized as a precursor to Truebot among others. This intricate network of malware indicates a sophisticated and multi-pronged approach to cyber threats that requires robust and comprehensive security measures. According to trusted third parties, an MD5 Hash: 6164e9d297d29aa8682971259da06848 linked to Truebot campaigns (UNC4509) has been flagged by numerous security vendors. This hash is downloaded from a specific URL and represents a significant threat. In the case of another threat actor group, TA505, Truebot has been used to download other harmful software such as FlawedGrace or Cobalt Strike beacons, further demonstrating its versatility and utility within the cybercrime landscape.
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Clop
7
Clop is a notorious malware, short for malicious software, that is designed to exploit and damage computer systems. It infiltrates systems through suspicious downloads, emails, or websites, often without the user's knowledge. Once inside, Clop can steal personal information, disrupt operations, or h
FlawedGrace
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FlawedGrace is a notorious malware, a remote access trojan (RAT), that has been used extensively in cyberattacks. It was first brought to light in June 2023 when The DFIR Report revealed its use in Truebot operations. In these operations, following the successful download of a malicious file, Truebo
TA505
3
TA505, also known as Cl0p Ransomware Gang and Lace Tempest, is a highly active and sophisticated cybercriminal group. The group has been associated with various high-profile cyber-attacks, demonstrating adaptability through a multi-vector approach to their operations. In June 2023, the U.S. Cybersec
Pikabot
1
PikaBot is a harmful malware that emerged in 2023, designed to exploit and damage computer systems. It infiltrates systems through dubious downloads, emails, or websites, often undetected by the user. Once inside a system, PikaBot can pilfer personal information, disrupt operations, or even ransom d
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Associated Malware
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IDTypeVotesProfile Description
truebot malwareUnspecified
8
Truebot malware is a malicious software that infiltrates computer systems, often without the user's knowledge, to exploit and damage the device. It was primarily delivered by cyber threat actors via malicious phishing email attachments, but newer versions observed in 2023 also gained initial access
Raspberry RobinUnspecified
3
Raspberry Robin is a sophisticated malware known for its ability to exploit vulnerabilities in computer systems. Functionally, it acts as a downloader, retrieving the Raspberry Robin DLL from the web and storing it locally, while evading detection by adding exceptions to antivirus scanning. It uses
Cobalt Strike BeaconUnspecified
2
Cobalt Strike Beacon is a type of malware known for its harmful capabilities, including stealing personal information, disrupting operations, and potentially holding data hostage for ransom. The malware has been loaded by HUI Loader through various files such as mpc.tmp, dlp.ini, vmtools.ini, and an
Silence DownloaderUnspecified
2
None
IcedIDUnspecified
2
IcedID is a type of malware, or malicious software, designed to exploit and harm computer systems. It can infiltrate systems through suspicious downloads, emails, or websites, often without the user's knowledge. Once inside, IcedID can steal personal information, disrupt operations, or even hold dat
BumblebeeUnspecified
2
Bumblebee is a type of malware that has been linked to ITG23, a cybercriminal group known for its use of crypters such as Emotet, IcedID, Qakbot, Bumblebee, and Gozi. Distributed via phishing campaigns or compromised websites, Bumblebee enables the delivery and execution of further payloads. The sam
Truebot BotnetUnspecified
1
None
SdbotUnspecified
1
SDBot is a malicious software, or malware, that has been leveraged by threat actors known as TA505 and CL0P to exploit vulnerabilities in computer systems. It is used as a backdoor to enable the execution of commands and functions in the compromised computer, often without the user's knowledge. The
QakBotUnspecified
1
Qakbot, also known as QBot, is a versatile piece of malware capable of executing several malicious activities such as brute-forcing, web injects, and loading other types of malware. It's often used to steal credentials and gather information, with the cybercriminal group Black Basta being one notabl
DiceloaderUnspecified
1
Diceloader is a type of malware, short for malicious software, that is designed to infiltrate and damage computer systems. It can infect systems through various means such as suspicious downloads, emails, or websites, often without the user's knowledge. Once inside a system, it can steal personal in
LockbitUnspecified
1
LockBit is a type of malware, specifically ransomware, that infiltrates systems to steal data or disrupt operations, often demanding ransom in return for the release of the compromised data. Notable incidents include the LockBit ransomware gang claiming to have stolen and subsequently leaking data f
SocgholishUnspecified
1
SocGholish is a harmful malware known for its deceptive methods of infection, often impersonating legitimate browser updates to distribute Remote Access Trojans. This malicious software infiltrates systems through suspicious downloads, emails, or websites, typically without the user's knowledge. Onc
Associated Threat Actors
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IDTypeVotesProfile Description
Evil CorpUnspecified
2
Evil Corp, a threat actor group based in Russia, has been identified as a significant cybercrime entity responsible for the execution of malicious actions. The alleged leader of this group is Maksim Yakubets, who is notably associated with Dridex malware operations. The U.S. Treasury imposed sanctio
Lace TempestUnspecified
2
Lace Tempest, a threat actor known for executing actions with malicious intent, has been identified as the orchestrator behind a series of cyber attacks exploiting a zero-day vulnerability in SysAid. The exploit was first brought to light by SysAid and further detailed in a blog post on TuxCare. Thi
Bl00dyUnspecified
2
Bl00dy is a threat actor known for its malicious activities in the cyber world. The group, along with another threat actor called Black Basta, have recently been identified as exploiting bugs in ConnectWise ScreenConnect, a popular remote management tool. This exploitation has led to a significant i
FIN7Unspecified
1
FIN7, a known threat actor in the cybersecurity world, has been recognized for its malicious activities against various entities. This group, which could be an individual, a private company, or part of a government body, is notorious for executing actions with harmful intent. One notable instance of
cl0p groupUnspecified
1
The Cl0p group, a threat actor in the cybersecurity landscape, has been responsible for a significant surge in ransomware attacks. This group notably exploited a previously unknown SQL injection (SQLi) vulnerability in MOVEit's file-transfer application to steal data from companies. In 2023, they br
ShadowsyndicateUnspecified
1
ShadowSyndicate, a threat actor that emerged in 2019, has been implicated in multiple ransomware operations according to cybersecurity firm Group-IB. The group is known for its affiliations with various ransomware groups and programs, and has been involved in several ransomware projects such as JSWO
Silence Cybercrime GroupUnspecified
1
The Silence cybercrime group, a threat actor predominantly Russian-speaking, has been associated with significant cybersecurity threats. This entity is known for its malicious activities, including the use of TrueBot, a malware downloader. Since December 2022, this malware has been co-opted by anoth
fin11Unspecified
1
FIN11, a threat actor group also known as Lace Tempest or TA505, has been linked to the development and deployment of Cl0p ransomware. This malicious software is believed to be a variant of another ransomware, CryptoMix, and is typically used by FIN11 to encrypt files on a victim's network after ste
Graceful SpiderUnspecified
1
Graceful Spider, also known as TA505, is a threat actor recognized for its malicious cyber activities. This entity has been identified by the cybersecurity industry as the driving force behind various targeted campaigns with harmful intent. The group could be a single individual, a private organizat
Associated Vulnerabilities
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IDTypeVotesProfile Description
CVE-2022-31199Unspecified
5
CVE-2022-31199 is a critical remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability discovered in Netwrix Auditor, a widely-used software for on-premises and cloud-based IT system auditing. This flaw in the software's design or implementation allows cyber threat actors to exploit it and gain unauthorized access
CVE-2022-3199Unspecified
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None
CVE-2023-27350Unspecified
1
CVE-2023-27350 is a significant software vulnerability discovered in PaperCut NG/MF, a popular print management software. This flaw in software design or implementation allows attackers to bypass authentication and execute code with system privileges, posing a serious threat to both server and inter
Source Document References
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SourceCreatedAtTitle
BankInfoSecurity
3 months ago
Raspberry Robin Morphs, Now Spreads via Windows Script Files
Flashpoint
a year ago
No title
CERT-EU
10 months ago
ShadowSyndicate: A New Cybercrime Group Linked to 7 Ransomware Families
CERT-EU
10 months ago
Clop at the top – but for how long? | #hacking | #cybersecurity | #infosec | #comptia | #pentest | #ransomware | National Cyber Security Consulting
CERT-EU
10 months ago
Clop at the top – but for how long?
CERT-EU
10 months ago
Celerium-NACo Cybersecurity Pilot Program Helps County Governments Detect, Disrupt, and Deter Compromise Activity
CERT-EU
10 months ago
3 Malware Loaders Detected in 80% of Attacks: Security Firm
CERT-EU
a year ago
These 3 loaders were behind 80% of intrusions this year
CERT-EU
a year ago
Anomali Cyber Watch: Lancefly APT Adopts Alternatives to Phishing, BPFdoor Removed Hardcoded Indicators, FBI Ordered Russian Malware to Self-Destruct
CERT-EU
a year ago
Cl0p in Your Network? Here's How to Find Out
CERT-EU
a year ago
Tracing Truebot’s Roots through a DNS Deep Dive
CERT-EU
a year ago
SafeBreach Coverage for US-CERT Alert (AA23-158A) – CVE-2023-3462 MOVEit Vulnerability
Securityaffairs
a year ago
Russian cybercrime group behind exploitation of PaperCut flaws
CERT-EU
a year ago
Top Malware Trends of May: Cofense Phishing Defense Center (PDC)
CERT-EU
a year ago
Microsoft Confirms PaperCut Servers Used to Deliver LockBit and Cl0p Ransomware
InfoSecurity-magazine
a year ago
Microsoft Blames Clop Affiliate for PaperCut Attacks
CERT-EU
a year ago
Truebot Hackers Exploiting Netwrix Auditor Flaw: CISA, FBI Alert
CERT-EU
a year ago
Attacks on PaperCut servers tied to Clop, LockBit ransomware groups | #ransomware | #cybercrime – National Cyber Security Consulting
Securityaffairs
a year ago
Experts released PoC for actively exploited PaperCut flaw
CERT-EU
a year ago
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly in Cybersecurity – Week 17 | #hacking | #cybersecurity | #infosec | #comptia | #pentest | #ransomware – National Cyber Security Consulting