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S0336 NanoCore

NanoCore is a modular remote access tool developed in .NET that can be used to spy on victims and steal information. It has been used by threat actors since 2013.1234

Item Value
ID S0336
Associated Names
Version 1.1
Created 29 January 2019
Last Modified 30 March 2020
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Techniques Used

Domain ID Name Use
enterprise T1123 Audio Capture NanoCore can capture audio feeds from the system.13
enterprise T1547 Boot or Logon Autostart Execution -
enterprise T1547.001 Registry Run Keys / Startup Folder NanoCore creates a RunOnce key in the Registry to execute its VBS scripts each time the user logs on to the machine.2
enterprise T1059 Command and Scripting Interpreter -
enterprise T1059.003 Windows Command Shell NanoCore can open a remote command-line interface and execute commands.3 NanoCore uses JavaScript files.2
enterprise T1059.005 Visual Basic NanoCore uses VBS files.2
enterprise T1573 Encrypted Channel -
enterprise T1573.001 Symmetric Cryptography NanoCore uses DES to encrypt the C2 traffic.3
enterprise T1562 Impair Defenses -
enterprise T1562.001 Disable or Modify Tools NanoCore can modify the victim’s anti-virus.13
enterprise T1562.004 Disable or Modify System Firewall NanoCore can modify the victim’s firewall.13
enterprise T1105 Ingress Tool Transfer NanoCore has the capability to download and activate additional modules for execution.13
enterprise T1056 Input Capture -
enterprise T1056.001 Keylogging NanoCore can perform keylogging on the victim’s machine.3
enterprise T1112 Modify Registry NanoCore has the capability to edit the Registry.13
enterprise T1027 Obfuscated Files or Information NanoCore’s plugins were obfuscated with Eazfuscater.NET 3.3.3
enterprise T1016 System Network Configuration Discovery NanoCore gathers the IP address from the victim’s machine.1
enterprise T1125 Video Capture NanoCore can access the victim’s webcam and capture data.13

Groups That Use This Software

ID Name References
G0043 Group5 5
G0064 APT33 6
G0083 SilverTerrier 7
G0078 Gorgon Group 4