Rig Exploit Kit via EiTest campaign delivers Mole ransomware

NOTES:

  • Today I captured traffic from the Rig Exploit Kit (EK) which delivered Mole  ransomware via the EITEST campaign.
  • Files on the infected host were encrypted and the file extensions were changed to .MOLE
  • Thanks to @nao_sec for tweeting information on compromised site

I have added a zipped pcap file for your analysis. The password for the zipped pcap is infected all lowercase.

PCAP file of the infection traffic:
2017-04-28-Rig-EK-pcap.zip

 

ASSOCIATED DOMAINS AND IP ADDRESSES:

  • www.1tajrobe.com – COMPROMISED SITE
  • 188.225.73.230 – add.thebestofwichitadirectory.com – RIG EK LANDING PAGE
  • 194.165.16.140 – POST /p/info-static.php – MOLE RANSOMWARE CHECK-IN

ASSOCIATED EMAILS FOR RANSOM PAYMENT:

EMAIL: Lorentzen@writeme.com
EMAIL: lorentzen@india.com

 

IMAGES AND DETAILS OF INFECTION CHAIN:

Shown above: Network traffic  associated with the Rig exploit and the delivery of MOLE ransomware

 

Shown above: Injected script found on index page of compromised site associated with the EiTest campaign which redirects visitors to the Rig EK landing page – Web page source code can be found by right clicking on web page and selecting “View source”

 

Shown above: Encrypted files with the .MOLE file extension

 

Shown above: INSTRUCTION_FOR_HELPING_FILE_RECOVERY.TXT ransom note and payment instruction associated with MOLE ransomware

 

MALICIOUS PAYLOAD ASSOCIATED WITH RIG EXPLOIT: