Sandworm Team

Sandworm Team is a destructive Russian-based threat group attributed to Russian GRU Unit 74455 by the United States Department of Justice and United Kingdom National Cyber Security Centre. Sandworm Team's most notable activity include the 2015 and 2016 attacks on Ukrainian electrical companies and 2017's NotPetya attacks. Sandworm Team has been active since at least 2009.

Other names for this threat

Black Energy, Black Energy (Group), ELECTRUM, Iron Viking, Quedagh, Sandworm, Telebots, TEMP.Noble, VOODOO BEAR

This is a collection of rules based on the presence of indicators of compromise publicly reported as associated with this malicious actor.

Description

This detection identifies a request to resolve a domain publicly known to be associated with this specific malicious actor. Please be aware that malicious actors will often use compromised legitimate websites for malicious purposes.

Recommendation

The alert may be related to normal web browsing activity by the end user. Review the alert in question. If necessary, rebuild the host from a known, good source and have the user change their password.

Description

This detection identifies the execution of a file with a hash publicly known to be associated with this specific malicious actor. Please be aware that malicious actors will often use common System Administration tools for malicious purposes.

Recommendation

Review the alert in question. If necessary, rebuild the host from a known, good source and have the user change their password.

Description

This detection identifies a request to a domain publicly known to be associated with this specific malicious actor. Please be aware that malicious actors will often compromise legitimate websites to use for malicious purposes.

Recommendation

The alert may be related to normal web browsing activity by the end user. Review the alert in question. If necessary, rebuild the host from a known, good source and have the user change their password.