Threat Signal Report
LilithBot Sold as Malware-as-a-Service (MaaS)
FortiGuard Labs is aware of a report that the LilithBot malware is being sold as Malware-as-a-Service (MaaS) by a group called "Eternity". LilithBot is a multi-functional malware that can act as infostealer, cryptominer and clipper. The Eternity group is said to sell other malware types such as ransomware.
Why is this Significant?
This is significant as LilithBot is multi-functional and is sold as Malware-as-a-Service. This means that LilithBot provides various buyers the instant ability to control infected machines for malicious purposes.
What is LilithBot ?
LilithBot is a malware variant that is being sold by the Eternity group and has built-in functionalities that contain the following:
- Infostealer that collects pictures and information from browsers. It also uploads collected information to its C2 servers.
- Cryptominer that mines Monero (XMR) cryptocurrency.
- Clipper that monitors a user's clipboard and replaces user's crypto addresses with the attacker's addresses.
What is the Eternity Group?
According to reports, Eternity is a cybercriminal group that sells various malware including LilithBot and ransomware as a combined Malware-as-a-Service on Tor. Bitcoins and various altcoins such as Monero and Ethereum are reportedly accepted as payment for usage.
What is the Status of Protection?
FortiGuard Labs provides the following AV coverage for LilithBot malware:
All reported network IOCs are blocked by the WebFiltering client.
Traffic Light Protocol
|Color||When Should it Be used?||How may it be shared?|
TLP: REDNot for disclosure, restricted to participants only.
|Sources may use TLP:RED when information cannot be effectively acted upon by additional parties, and could lead to impacts on a party's privacy, reputation, or operations if misused.||Recipients may not share TLP:RED information with any parties outside of the specific exchange, meeting, or conversation in which it was originally disclosed. In the context of a meeting, for example, TLP:RED information is limited to those present at the meeting. In most circumstances, TLP:RED should be exchanged verbally or in person.|
TLP: AMBERLimited disclosure, restricted to participants’ organizations.
|Sources may use TLP:AMBER when information requires support to be effectively acted upon, yet carries risks to privacy, reputation, or operations if shared outside of the organizations involved.||Recipients may only share TLP:AMBER information with members of their own organization, and with clients or customers who need to know the information to protect themselves or prevent further harm. Sources are at liberty to specify additional intended limits of the sharing: these must be adhered to.|
TLP: GREENLimited disclosure, restricted to the community.
|Sources may use TLP:GREEN when information is useful for the awareness of all participating organizations as well as with peers within the broader community or sector.||Recipients may share TLP:GREEN information with peers and partner organizations within their sector or community, but not via publicly accessible channels. Information in this category can be circulated widely within a particular community. TLP:GREEN information may not be released outside of the community.|
TLP: WHITEDisclosure is not limited.
|Sources may use TLP:WHITE when information carries minimal or no foreseeable risk of misuse, in accordance with applicable rules and procedures for public release.||Subject to standard copyright rules, TLP:WHITE information may be distributed without restriction.|