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Tracing Truebot’s Roots through a DNS Deep Dive

It’s a must for threat actors to cover their tracks, and Truebot does just that.

Distributed via a Traffic Distribution System (TDS), a Truebot intrusion began with several page redirects that ended with dropping a Master Boot Record (MBR) killer wiper onto a victim’s computer. The final payload? The users’ data got exfiltrated to a remote server and erased from the source. Worse, while some victims were prompted to reboot, the more unfortunate were left with inoperable systems.1

Jumping off a published list of IoCs (three domains and five IP addresses, to be exact),2 the TIP researchers found:

  • Three IP addresses that hosted the domains identified as IoCs, two of which were detected as malicious
  • A publicly viewable registrant email address in the historical WHOIS record of a domain tagged as an IoC
  • More than 7,000 domains that shared one IoC’s registrant email address, four of which were detected as malware hosts
  • 200+ domains hosted on the same dedicated IP addresses some of the IoCs resolved to

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