Trojan.Sofacy.APT

Short bio

Trojan.Sofacy.APT is Malwarebytes’ detection name for a Trojan that is used by the group known as APT28 or Sofacy.

Type and source of infection

Trojan.Sofacy.APT is a Trojan that is used in highly targeted attacks.
Trojan.Sofacy.APT gathers information about the affected system and sends it to a C2 server.

Protection

Malwarebytes protects users from Trojan.Sofacy.APT by using real-time protection.

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Home remediation

Malwarebytes can detect and remove Trojan.Sofacy.APT without further user interaction.

  1. Please download Malwarebytes to your desktop.
  2. Double-click MBSetup.exe and follow the prompts to install the program.
  3. When your Malwarebytes for Windows installation completes, the program opens to the Welcome to Malwarebytes screen.
  4. Click on the Get started button.
  5. Click Scan to start a Threat Scan.
  6. Click Quarantine to remove the found threats.
  7. Reboot the system if prompted to complete the removal process.

Business remediation

How to remove Trojan.Sofacy.APT with the Malwarebytes Nebula console

You can use the Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Nebula console to scan endpoints.

endpoint menu

Nebula endpoint tasks menu

Choose the Scan + Quarantine option. Afterwards you can check the Detections page to see which threats were found.

Nebula detections

On the Quarantine page you can see which threats were quarantined and restore them if necessary.

Nebula Quarantaine

IOCs

C2 Domain:
updaterweb.com

SHA-256 hash:
ae0bc3358fef0ca2a103e694aa556f55a3fed4e98ba57d16f5ae7ad4ad583698

Files:
%TEMP%\fvjoik.dll
%LOCALAPPDATA%\microsoft\terminalserverclient\termsrvclt.dll

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