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  • A new Rust-based malware called Fickle Stealer has emerged, targeting sensitive information through multiple attack vectors. Fortinet FortiGuard Labs reports that Fickle malware is distributed via four main methods: VBA dropper, VBA downloader, link downloader, and executable downloader. Some of these methods utilize a PowerShell script to bypass User Account Control (UAC) and deploy the…

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  • Jun 20, 2024NewsroomThreat Intelligence / Cybercrime

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  • User Account Control (UAC) is one of the security measures introduced by Microsoft to prevent malicious software from executing without the user’s knowledge. However, modern malware has found effective ways to bypass this barrier and ensure silent deployment on the host device. Here are three methods commonly found in malware samples uploaded to ANY.RUN’s public…

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  • Bypassing UAC

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    Published in · 7 min read · 2 days ago As the gatekeeper between users and potentially dangerous system modifications, User Account Control (UAC) serves as a strong defender, acting as a barrier between users and potentially damaging system changes. However, like every security solution, it is not immune to exploitation.

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  • May 08, 2024NewsroomEncryption / Information Stealer

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  • by do son · February 24, 2024 UAC-BOF-Bonanza This repository serves as a collection of public UAC bypass techniques that have been weaponized as BOFs. A single module that integrates all techniques has been provided to use the BOFs via the Havoc C2 Framework. An extension.json file has also been provided for each bypass technique for…

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  • The new Agent for Windows v3.1 now includes MFA protection for Windows UAC (User Account Control) prompts. When a user tries to perform an action that requires administrative privileges, such as allowing an app to make changes to the device, the UAC prompt now requires the user to authenticate with MFA in addition to providing…

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  • Disable Windows Defender Privilege tokens are permissions given by the system to a process. For example, if a process has a “SeShutdownPrivilege” token, then it has the right to turn off your computer.​If your program does not have this token, it will not be able to perform this action.

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  • Stinger CIA Vault7 leak describes Stinger as a Privilege Escalation module in the “Fine Dining” toolset. Stinger is a “UAC bypass that obtains the token from an auto-elevated process, modifies it, and reuses it to execute as administrator”. This is an implementation of Stinger, including debugging routines and additional tradecraft for NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM rights.

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  • This POC is inspired by James Forshaw (@tiraniddo) shared at BlackHat USA 2022 titled “Taking Kerberos To The Next Level ” topic, he shared a Demo of abusing Kerberos tickets to achieve UAC bypass. By adding a KERB-AD-RESTRICTION-ENTRY to the service ticket, but filling in a fake MachineID, we can easily bypass UAC and gain…

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  • Jul 25, 2023THNMalware / Cyber Threat The financially motivated threat actors behind the Casbaneiro banking malware family have been observed making use of a User Account Control (UAC) bypass technique to gain full administrative privileges on a machine, a sign that the threat actor is evolving their tactics to avoid detection and execute malicious code…

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