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T1082 System Information Discovery

An adversary may attempt to get detailed information about the operating system and hardware, including version, patches, hotfixes, service packs, and architecture. Adversaries may use the information from System Information Discovery during automated discovery to shape follow-on behaviors, including whether or not the adversary fully infects the target and/or attempts specific actions.

Tools such as Systeminfo can be used to gather detailed system information. If running with privileged access, a breakdown of system data can be gathered through the systemsetup configuration tool on macOS. As an example, adversaries with user-level access can execute the df -aH command to obtain currently mounted disks and associated freely available space. Adversaries may also leverage a Network Device CLI on network devices to gather detailed system information.6 System Information Discovery combined with information gathered from other forms of discovery and reconnaissance can drive payload development and concealment.54

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) cloud providers such as AWS, GCP, and Azure allow access to instance and virtual machine information via APIs. Successful authenticated API calls can return data such as the operating system platform and status of a particular instance or the model view of a virtual machine.123

Item Value
ID T1082
Tactics TA0007
Platforms IaaS, Linux, Network, Windows, macOS
Version 2.4
Created 31 May 2017
Last Modified 20 April 2022

Procedure Examples

ID Name Description
S0065 4H RAT 4H RAT sends an OS version identifier in its beacons.174
G0018 admin@338 admin@338 actors used the following commands after exploiting a machine with LOWBALL malware to obtain information about the OS: ver >> %temp%\download systeminfo >> %temp%\download263
S0045 ADVSTORESHELL ADVSTORESHELL can run Systeminfo to gather information about the victim.4849
S0331 Agent Tesla Agent Tesla can collect the system’s computer name and also has the capability to collect information on the processor, memory, OS, and video card from the system.899091
S0504 Anchor Anchor can determine the hostname and linux version on a compromised host.146
S0584 AppleJeus AppleJeus has collected the victim host information after infection.313
S0622 AppleSeed AppleSeed can identify the OS version of a targeted system.219
G0026 APT18 APT18 can collect system information from the victim’s machine.347
G0073 APT19 APT19 collected system architecture information. APT19 used an HTTP malware variant and a Port 22 malware variant to gather the hostname and CPU information from the victim’s machine.345346
G0016 APT29 APT29 used fsutil to check available free space before executing actions that might create large files on disk.373
G0022 APT3 APT3 has a tool that can obtain information about the local system.206374
G0050 APT32 APT32 has collected the OS version and computer name from victims. One of the group’s backdoors can also query the Windows Registry to gather system information, and another macOS backdoor performs a fingerprint of the machine on its first connection to the C&C server. APT32 executed shellcode to identify the name of the infected host.320321322323
G0067 APT37 APT37 collects the computer name, the BIOS model, and execution path.342
G0082 APT38 APT38 has attempted to get detailed information about a compromised host, including the operating system, version, patches, hotfixes, and service packs.372
G0143 Aquatic Panda Aquatic Panda has used native OS commands to understand privilege levels and system details.341
S0456 Aria-body Aria-body has the ability to identify the hostname, computer name, Windows version, processor speed, machine GUID, and disk information on a compromised host.180
S0373 Astaroth Astaroth collects the machine name and keyboard language from the system. 306307
S0438 Attor Attor monitors the free disk space on the system.187
S0473 Avenger Avenger has the ability to identify the host volume ID and the OS architecture on a compromised host.18
S0344 Azorult Azorult can collect the machine information, system architecture, the OS version, computer name, Windows product name, the number of CPU cores, video card information, and the system language.126127
S0638 Babuk Babuk can enumerate disk volumes, get disk information, and query service status.71
S0414 BabyShark BabyShark has executed the ver command.268
S0475 BackConfig BackConfig has the ability to gather the victim’s computer name.317
S0093 Backdoor.Oldrea Backdoor.Oldrea collects information about the OS and computer name.242243
S0031 BACKSPACE During its initial execution, BACKSPACE extracts operating system information from the infected host.128
S0245 BADCALL BADCALL collects the computer name and host name on the compromised system.167
S0642 BADFLICK BADFLICK has captured victim computer name, memory space, and CPU details.125
S0337 BadPatch BadPatch collects the OS system, OS version, MAC address, and the computer name from the victim’s machine.152
S0234 Bandook Bandook can collect information about the drives available on the system.88
S0239 Bankshot Bankshot gathers system information, network addresses, disk type, disk free space, and the operation system version.3132
S0534 Bazar Bazar can fingerprint architecture, computer name, and OS version on the compromised host. Bazar can also check if the Russian language is installed on the infected machine and terminate if it is found.104105
S0017 BISCUIT BISCUIT has a command to collect the processor type, operation system, computer name, uptime, and whether the system is a laptop or PC.271
S0268 Bisonal Bisonal has used commands and API calls to gather system information.181183182
S0089 BlackEnergy BlackEnergy has used Systeminfo to gather the OS version, as well as information on the system configuration, BIOS, the motherboard, and the processor.217218
S0564 BlackMould BlackMould can enumerate local drives on a compromised host.157
S0520 BLINDINGCAN BLINDINGCAN has collected from a victim machine the system name, processor information, OS version, and disk information, including type and free space available.227
G0108 Blue Mockingbird Blue Mockingbird has collected hardware details for the victim’s system, including CPU and memory information.365
S0657 BLUELIGHT BLUELIGHT has collected the computer name and OS version from victim machines.184
S0486 Bonadan Bonadan has discovered the OS version, CPU model, and RAM size of the system it has been installed on.92
S0635 BoomBox BoomBox can enumerate the hostname, domain, and IP of a compromised host.53
S0252 Brave Prince Brave Prince collects hard drive content and system configuration information.24
S0043 BUBBLEWRAP BUBBLEWRAP collects system information, including the operating system version and hostname.263
S0471 build_downer build_downer has the ability to send system volume information to C2.18
S0482 Bundlore Bundlore will enumerate the macOS version to determine which follow-on behaviors to execute using /usr/bin/sw_vers -productVersion.2464
S0693 CaddyWiper CaddyWiper can use DsRoleGetPrimaryDomainInformation to determine the role of the infected machine. CaddyWiper can also halt execution if the compromised host is identified as a domain controller.7778
S0454 Cadelspy Cadelspy has the ability to discover information about the compromised host.179
S0351 Cannon Cannon can gather system information from the victim’s machine such as the OS version, machine name, and drive information.161162
S0484 Carberp Carberp has collected the operating system version from the infected system.52
S0348 Cardinal RAT Cardinal RAT can collect the hostname, Microsoft Windows version, and processor architecture from a victim machine.118
S0462 CARROTBAT CARROTBAT has the ability to determine the operating system of the compromised host and whether Windows is being run with x86 or x64 architecture.269244
S0572 Caterpillar WebShell Caterpillar WebShell has a module to gather information from the compromrised asset, including the computer version, computer name, IIS version, and more.274
S0631 Chaes Chaes has collected system information, including the machine name and OS version.287
S0674 CharmPower CharmPower can enumerate the OS version and computer name on a targeted system.29
S0144 ChChes ChChes collects the victim hostname, window resolution, and Microsoft Windows version.258250
G0114 Chimera Chimera has used fsutil fsinfo drives, systeminfo, and vssadmin list shadows for system information including shadow volumes and drive information.354
S0667 Chrommme Chrommme has the ability to list drives.102
S0660 Clambling Clambling can discover the hostname, computer name, and Windows version of a targeted machine.288289
S0106 cmd cmd can be used to find information about the operating system.11
S0244 Comnie Comnie collects the hostname of the victim machine.109
G0142 Confucius Confucius has used a file stealer that can examine system drives, including those other than the C drive.371
S0137 CORESHELL CORESHELL collects hostname, volume serial number and OS version data from the victim and sends the information to its C2 server.166
S0046 CozyCar A system info module in CozyCar gathers information on the victim host’s configuration.293
S0488 CrackMapExec CrackMapExec can enumerate the system drives and associated system name.14
S0115 Crimson Crimson contains a command to collect the victim PC name, disk drive information, and operating system.177178
S0625 Cuba Cuba can enumerate local drives, disk type, and disk free space.46
S0687 Cyclops Blink Cyclops Blink has the ability to query device information.117
S0334 DarkComet DarkComet can collect the computer name, RAM used, and operating system version from the victim’s machine.237238
G0012 Darkhotel Darkhotel has collected the hostname, OS version, service pack version, and the processor architecture from the victim’s machine.351352
S0673 DarkWatchman DarkWatchman can collect the OS version, system architecture, uptime, and computer name.94
S0616 DEATHRANSOM DEATHRANSOM can enumerate logical drives on a target system.72
S0354 Denis Denis collects OS information and the computer name from the victim’s machine.280281
S0021 Derusbi Derusbi gathers the name of the local host, version of GNU Compiler Collection (GCC), and the system information about the CPU, machine, and operating system.224
S0659 Diavol Diavol can collect the computer name and OS version from the system.296
S0472 down_new down_new has the ability to identify the system volume information of a compromised host.18
S0186 DownPaper DownPaper collects the victim host name and serial number, and then sends the information to the C2 server.165
S0384 Dridex Dridex has collected the computer name and OS architecture information from the system.241
S0547 DropBook DropBook has checked for the presence of Arabic language in the infected machine’s settings.259
S0567 Dtrack Dtrack can collect the victim’s computer name, hostname and adapter information to create a unique identifier.5859
S0062 DustySky DustySky extracts basic information about the operating system.273
S0024 Dyre Dyre has the ability to identify the computer name, OS version, and hardware configuration on a compromised host.234
S0554 Egregor Egregor can perform a language check of the infected system and can query the CPU information (cupid).308309
S0081 Elise Elise executes systeminfo after initial communication is made to the remote server.107
S0082 Emissary Emissary has the capability to execute ver and systeminfo commands.74
S0363 Empire Empire can enumerate host system information like OS, architecture, applied patches, and more.7
S0634 EnvyScout EnvyScout can determine whether the ISO payload was received by a Windows or iOS device.53
S0091 Epic Epic collects the OS version, hardware information, computer name, available system memory status, disk space information, and system and user language settings.35
S0568 EVILNUM EVILNUM can obtain the computer name from the victim’s system.73
S0569 Explosive Explosive has collected the computer name from the infected host.245
S0181 FALLCHILL FALLCHILL can collect operating system (OS) version information, processor information, system name, and information about installed disks from the victim.158
S0512 FatDuke FatDuke can collect the user name, Windows version, computer name, and available space on discs from a compromised host.205
S0171 Felismus Felismus collects the system information, including hostname and OS version, and sends it to the C2 server.124
S0267 FELIXROOT FELIXROOT collects the victim’s computer name, processor architecture, OS version, volume serial number, and system type.297298
S0679 Ferocious Ferocious can use GET.WORKSPACE in Microsoft Excel to determine the OS version of the compromised host.129
S0355 Final1stspy Final1stspy obtains victim Microsoft Windows version information and CPU architecture.134
S0182 FinFisher FinFisher checks if the victim OS is 32 or 64-bit.195196
S0381 FlawedAmmyy FlawedAmmyy beacons out the victim operating system and computer name during the initial infection.96
G0101 Frankenstein Frankenstein has enumerated hosts, looking for the system’s machine name.355
S0410 Fysbis Fysbis has used the command ls /etc
G0047 Gamaredon Group A Gamaredon Group file stealer can gather the victim’s computer name and drive serial numbers to send to a C2 server.328329330
S0666 Gelsemium Gelsemium can determine the operating system and whether a targeted machine has a 32 or 64 bit architecture.102
S0460 Get2 Get2 has the ability to identify the computer name and Windows version of an infected host.19
S0032 gh0st RAT gh0st RAT has gathered system architecture, processor, OS configuration, and installed hardware information.108
S0249 Gold Dragon Gold Dragon collects endpoint information using the systeminfo command.24
S0493 GoldenSpy GoldenSpy has gathered operating system information.121
S0531 Grandoreiro Grandoreiro can collect the computer name and OS version from a compromised host.252
S0237 GravityRAT GravityRAT collects the MAC address, computer name, and CPU information.248
S0690 Green Lambert Green Lambert can use uname to identify the operating system name, version, and processor type.135136
S0417 GRIFFON GRIFFON has used a reconnaissance module that can be used to retrieve information about a victim’s computer, including the resolution of the workstation .286
S0632 GrimAgent GrimAgent can collect the OS, and build version on a compromised host.276
S0151 HALFBAKED HALFBAKED can obtain information about the OS, processor, and BIOS.110
S0214 HAPPYWORK can collect system information, including computer name, system manufacturer, IsDebuggerPresent state, and execution path.54
S0391 HAWKBALL HAWKBALL can collect the OS version, architecture information, and computer name.133
S0617 HELLOKITTY HELLOKITTY can enumerate logical drives on a target system.72
S0697 HermeticWiper HermeticWiper can determine the OS version, bitness, and enumerate physical drives on a targeted host.38393736
G0126 Higaisa Higaisa collected the system volume serial number, GUID, and computer name.368369
S0601 Hildegard Hildegard has collected the host’s OS, CPU, and memory information.120
G0072 Honeybee Honeybee gathers computer name and information using the systeminfo command.327
S0376 HOPLIGHT HOPLIGHT has been observed collecting victim machine information like OS version, drivers, volume information and more.278
S0431 HotCroissant HotCroissant has the ability to determine if the current user is an administrator, Windows product name, processor name, screen resolution, and physical RAM of the infected host.215
S0203 Hydraq Hydraq creates a backdoor through which remote attackers can retrieve information such as computer name, OS version, processor speed, memory size, and CPU speed.220
S0483 IcedID IcedID has the ability to identify the computer name and OS version on a compromised host.22
G0100 Inception Inception has used a reconnaissance module to gather information about the operating system and hardware on the infected host.326
S0604 Industroyer Industroyer collects the victim machine’s Windows GUID.103
S0259 InnaputRAT InnaputRAT gathers volume drive information and system information.147
S0260 InvisiMole InvisiMole can gather information on the mapped drives, OS version, computer name, DEP policy, memory size, and system volume serial number.148149
S0015 Ixeshe Ixeshe collects the computer name of the victim’s system during the initial infection.301
S0044 JHUHUGIT JHUHUGIT obtains a build identifier as well as victim hard drive information from Windows registry key HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Disk\Enum. Another JHUHUGIT variant gathers the victim storage volume serial number and the storage device name.8586
S0201 JPIN JPIN can obtain system information such as OS version and disk space.44
S0283 jRAT jRAT collects information about the OS (version, build type, install date) as well as system up-time upon receiving a connection from a backdoor.130
S0215 KARAE KARAE can collect system information.54
S0088 Kasidet Kasidet has the ability to obtain a victim’s system name and operating system version.204
S0265 Kazuar Kazuar gathers information on the system and local drives.292
G0004 Ke3chang Ke3chang performs operating system information discovery using systeminfo and has used implants to identify the system language and computer name.375376210
S0585 Kerrdown Kerrdown has the ability to determine if the compromised host is running a 32 or 64 bit OS architecture.160
S0487 Kessel Kessel has collected the system architecture, OS version, and MAC address information.92
S0387 KeyBoy KeyBoy can gather extended system information, such as information about the operating system, disks, and memory.261262
S0271 KEYMARBLE KEYMARBLE has the capability to collect the computer name, language settings, the OS version, CPU information, disk devices, and time elapsed since system start.175
S0526 KGH_SPY KGH_SPY can collect drive information from a compromised host.116
S0607 KillDisk KillDisk retrieves the hard disk name by calling the CreateFileA to \.\PHYSICALDRIVE0 API.164
G0094 Kimsuky Kimsuky has enumerated drives, OS type, OS version, and other information using a script or the “systeminfo” command.367366
S0250 Koadic Koadic can obtain the OS version and build, computer name, and processor architecture from a compromised host.10
S0641 Kobalos Kobalos can record the hostname and kernel version of the target machine.163
S0669 KOCTOPUS KOCTOPUS has checked the OS version using wmic.exe and the find command.10
S0156 KOMPROGO KOMPROGO is capable of retrieving information about the infected system.41
S0356 KONNI KONNI can gather the OS version, architecture information, connected drives, hostname, RAM size, and disk space information from the victim’s machine and has used cmd /c systeminfo command to get a snapshot of the current system state of the target machine.265266267
S0236 Kwampirs Kwampirs collects OS version information such as registered owner details, manufacturer details, processor type, available storage, installed patches, hostname, version info, system date, and other system information by using the commands systeminfo, net config workstation, hostname, ver, set, and date /t.216
G0032 Lazarus Group Several Lazarus Group malware families collect information on the type and version of the victim OS, as well as the victim computer name and CPU information. A Destover-like variant used by Lazarus Group also collects disk space information and sends it to its C2 server.331332333334119335
S0395 LightNeuron LightNeuron gathers the victim computer name using the Win32 API call GetComputerName.151
S0211 Linfo Linfo creates a backdoor through which remote attackers can retrieve system information.214
S0513 LiteDuke LiteDuke can enumerate the CPUID and BIOS version on a compromised system.205
S0680 LitePower LitePower has the ability to list local drives and enumerate the OS architecture.129
S0681 Lizar Lizar can collect the computer name from the machine,.131
S0447 Lokibot Lokibot has the ability to discover the computer name and Windows product name/version.112
S0451 LoudMiner LoudMiner has monitored CPU usage.207
S0532 Lucifer Lucifer can collect the computer name, system architecture, default language, and processor frequency of a compromised host.100
S0409 Machete Machete collects the hostname of the target computer.26
G0059 Magic Hound Magic Hound malware has used a PowerShell command to check the victim system architecture to determine if it is an x64 machine. Other malware has obtained the OS version, UUID, and computer/host name to send to the C2 server.357
S0652 MarkiRAT MarkiRAT can obtain the computer name from a compromised host.153
S0449 Maze Maze has checked the language of the infected system using the “GetUSerDefaultUILanguage” function.42
S0455 Metamorfo Metamorfo has collected the hostname and operating system version from the compromised host.231232233
S0688 Meteor Meteor has the ability to discover the hostname of a compromised host.27
S0339 Micropsia Micropsia gathers the hostname and OS version from the victim’s machine.172173
S0051 MiniDuke MiniDuke can gather the hostname on a compromised machine.205
S0280 MirageFox MirageFox can collect CPU and architecture information from the victim’s machine.229
S0084 Mis-Type The initial beacon packet for Mis-Type contains the operating system version and file system of the victim.61
S0083 Misdat The initial beacon packet for Misdat contains the operating system version of the victim.61
S0079 MobileOrder MobileOrder has a command to upload to its C2 server victim mobile device information, including IMEI, IMSI, SIM card serial number, phone number, Android version, and other information.115
S0553 MoleNet MoleNet can collect information about the about the system.259
S0149 MoonWind MoonWind can obtain the victim hostname, Windows version, RAM amount, number of drives, and screen resolution.62
S0284 More_eggs More_eggs has the capability to gather the OS version and computer name.282283
G0069 MuddyWater MuddyWater has used malware that can collect the victim’s OS version and machine name.358359360361
S0233 MURKYTOP MURKYTOP has the capability to retrieve information about the OS.256
G0129 Mustang Panda Mustang Panda has gathered system information using systeminfo.353
S0205 Naid Naid collects a unique identifier (UID) from a compromised host.51
S0228 NanHaiShu NanHaiShu can gather the victim computer name and serial number.47
S0247 NavRAT NavRAT uses systeminfo on a victim’s machine.236
S0272 NDiskMonitor NDiskMonitor obtains the victim computer name and encrypts the information to send over its C2 channel.226
S0630 Nebulae Nebulae can discover logical drive information including the drive type, free space, and volume information.310
S0691 Neoichor Neoichor can collect the OS version and computer name from a compromised host.210
S0457 Netwalker Netwalker can determine the system architecture it is running on to choose which version of the DLL to use.209
S0198 NETWIRE NETWIRE can discover and collect victim system information.275
S0385 njRAT njRAT enumerates the victim operating system and computer name during the initial infection.28
S0353 NOKKI NOKKI can gather information on drives and the operating system on the victim’s machine.253
S0644 ObliqueRAT ObliqueRAT has the ability to check for blocklisted computer names on infected endpoints.272
S0346 OceanSalt OceanSalt can collect the computer name from the system.230
S0340 Octopus Octopus can collect system drive information, the computer name, the size of the disk, OS version, and OS architecture information.114
G0049 OilRig OilRig has run hostname and systeminfo on a victim.362363364249
S0439 Okrum Okrum can collect computer name, locale information, and information about the OS and architecture.223
S0264 OopsIE OopsIE checks for information on the CPU fan, temperature, mouse, hard disk, and motherboard as part of its anti-VM checks.295
G0116 Operation Wocao Operation Wocao has discovered the local disks attached to the system and their hardware information including manufacturer and model, as well as the OS versions of systems connected to a targeted network.356
S0229 Orz Orz can gather the victim OS version and whether it is 64 or 32 bit.47
S0165 OSInfo OSInfo discovers information about the infected machine.206
S0402 OSX/Shlayer OSX/Shlayer collects the IOPlatformUUID, session UID, and the OS version using the command sw_vers -productVersion.302303
S0352 OSX_OCEANLOTUS.D OSX_OCEANLOTUS.D collects processor information, memory information, computer name, hardware UUID, serial number, and operating system version. OSX_OCEANLOTUS.D has used the ioreg command to gather some of this information.2122134
S0208 Pasam Pasam creates a backdoor through which remote attackers can retrieve information such as hostname and free disk space.260
G0040 Patchwork Patchwork collected the victim computer name, OS version, and architecture type and sent the information to its C2 server. Patchwork also enumerated all available drives on the victim’s machine.319226
S0556 Pay2Key Pay2Key has the ability to gather the hostname of the victim machine.222
S0587 Penquin Penquin can report the file system type and disk space of a compromised host to C2.40
S0048 PinchDuke PinchDuke gathers system configuration information.291
S0501 PipeMon PipeMon can collect and send OS version and computer name as a part of its C2 beacon.30
S0124 Pisloader Pisloader has a command to collect victim system information, including the system name and OS version.93
S0254 PLAINTEE PLAINTEE collects general system enumeration data about the infected machine and checks the OS version.159
S0428 PoetRAT PoetRAT has the ability to gather information about the compromised host.150
S0453 Pony Pony has collected the Service Pack, language, and region information to send to the C2.95
S0216 POORAIM POORAIM can identify system information, including battery status.54
S0378 PoshC2 PoshC2 contains modules, such as Get-ComputerInfo, for enumerating common system information.12
S0139 PowerDuke PowerDuke has commands to get information about the victim’s name, build, version, serial number, and memory usage.294
S0441 PowerShower PowerShower has collected system information on the infected host.270
S0223 POWERSTATS POWERSTATS can retrieve OS name/architecture and computer/domain name information from compromised hosts.279132
S0184 POWRUNER POWRUNER may collect information about the system by running hostname and systeminfo on a victim.79
S0113 Prikormka A module in Prikormka collects information from the victim about Windows OS version, computer name, battery info, and physical memory.64
S0238 Proxysvc Proxysvc collects the OS version, country name, MAC address, computer name, physical memory statistics, and volume information for all drives on the system.119
S0196 PUNCHBUGGY PUNCHBUGGY can gather system information such as computer names.228
S0192 Pupy Pupy can grab a system’s information including the OS version, architecture, etc.16
S0650 QakBot QakBot can collect system information including the OS version and domain on a compromised host.197198199
S0262 QuasarRAT QuasarRAT has a command to gather system information from the victim’s machine.13
S0458 Ramsay Ramsay can detect system information–including disk names, total space, and remaining space–to create a hardware profile GUID which acts as a system identifier for operators.7576
S0241 RATANKBA RATANKBA gathers information about the OS architecture, OS name, and OS version/Service pack.8283
S0662 RCSession RCSession can gather system information from a compromised host.20
S0172 Reaver Reaver collects system information from the victim, including CPU speed, computer name, volume serial number, ANSI code page, OEM code page identifier for the OS, Microsoft Windows version, and memory information.314
S0153 RedLeaves RedLeaves can gather extended system information including the hostname, OS version number, platform, memory information, time elapsed since system startup, and CPU information.250251
S0125 Remsec Remsec can obtain the OS version information, computer name, processor architecture, machine role, and OS edition.50
S0379 Revenge RAT Revenge RAT collects the CPU information, OS information, and system language.305
S0496 REvil REvil can identify the username, machine name, system language, keyboard layout, OS version, and system drive information on a compromised host.139140141142142143144145
S0433 Rifdoor Rifdoor has the ability to identify the Windows version on the compromised host.193
S0448 Rising Sun Rising Sun can detect the computer name, operating system, and other native system information.23
G0106 Rocke Rocke has used uname -m to collect the name and information about the infected system’s kernel.340
S0270 RogueRobin RogueRobin gathers BIOS versions and manufacturers, the number of CPU cores, the total physical memory, and the computer name.299
S0240 ROKRAT ROKRAT can gather the hostname and the OS version to ensure it doesn’t run on a Windows XP or Windows Server 2003 systems.656667686970
S0148 RTM RTM can obtain the computer name, OS version, and default language identifier.122
S0253 RunningRAT RunningRAT gathers the OS version, logical drives information, processor information, and volume information.24
S0446 Ryuk Ryuk has called GetLogicalDrives to emumerate all mounted drives, and GetDriveTypeW to determine the drive type.99
S0085 S-Type The initial beacon packet for S-Type contains the operating system version and file system of the victim.61
G0034 Sandworm Team Sandworm Team used a backdoor to enumerate information about the infected system’s operating system.343344
S0461 SDBbot SDBbot has the ability to identify the OS version, country code, and computer name.19
S0382 ServHelper ServHelper will attempt to enumerate Windows version and system architecture.194
S0596 ShadowPad ShadowPad has discovered system information including memory status, CPU frequency, OS versions, and volume serial numbers.264
S0140 Shamoon Shamoon obtains the victim’s operating system version and keyboard layout and sends the information to the C2 server.5556
S0546 SharpStage SharpStage has checked the system settings to see if Arabic is the configured language.63
S0450 SHARPSTATS SHARPSTATS has the ability to identify the IP address, machine name, and OS of the compromised host.132
S0445 ShimRatReporter ShimRatReporter gathered the operating system name and specific Windows version of an infected machine.9
S0217 SHUTTERSPEED SHUTTERSPEED can collect system information.54
S0610 SideTwist SideTwist can collect the computer name of a targeted system.249
G0121 Sidewinder Sidewinder has used tools to collect the computer name, OS version, installed hotfixes, as well as information regarding the memory and processor on a compromised host.324325
S0692 SILENTTRINITY SILENTTRINITY can collect information related to a compromised host, including OS version and a list of drives.15
S0468 Skidmap Skidmap has the ability to check whether the infected system’s OS is Debian or RHEL/CentOS to determine which cryptocurrency miner it should use.290
S0533 SLOTHFULMEDIA SLOTHFULMEDIA has collected system name, OS version, adapter information, memory usage, and disk information from a victim machine.315
S0218 SLOWDRIFT SLOWDRIFT collects and sends system information to its C2.54
S0649 SMOKEDHAM SMOKEDHAM has used the systeminfo command on a compromised host.25
S0627 SodaMaster SodaMaster can enumerate the host name and OS version on a target system.137
S0615 SombRAT SombRAT can execute getinfo to enumerate the computer name and OS version of a compromised system.34
S0516 SoreFang SoreFang can collect the hostname, operating system configuration, product ID, and disk space on victim machines by executing Systeminfo.111
S0157 SOUNDBITE SOUNDBITE is capable of gathering system information.41
G0054 Sowbug Sowbug obtained OS version and hardware configuration from a victim.348
S0543 Spark Spark can collect the hostname, keyboard layout, and language from the system.60
S0374 SpeakUp SpeakUp uses the cat /proc/cpuinfo
S0646 SpicyOmelette SpicyOmelette can identify the system name of a compromised host.176
S0058 SslMM SslMM sends information to its hard-coded C2, including OS version, service pack information, processor speed, system name, and OS install date.154
G0038 Stealth Falcon Stealth Falcon malware gathers system information via WMI, including the system directory, build number, serial number, version, manufacturer, model, and total physical memory.339
S0380 StoneDrill StoneDrill has the capability to discover the system OS, Windows version, architecture and environment.45
S0142 StreamEx StreamEx has the ability to enumerate system information.138
S0491 StrongPity StrongPity can identify the hard disk volume serial number on a compromised host.17
S0603 Stuxnet Stuxnet collects system information including computer and domain names, OS version, and S7P paths.33
S0559 SUNBURST SUNBURST collected hostname, OS version, and device uptime.155156
S0242 SynAck SynAck gathers computer names, OS version info, and also checks installed keyboard layouts to estimate if it has been launched from a certain list of countries.255
S0060 Sys10 Sys10 collects the computer name, OS versioning information, and OS install date and sends the information to the C2.154
S0464 SYSCON SYSCON has the ability to use Systeminfo to identify system information.244
S0096 Systeminfo Systeminfo can be used to gather information about the operating system.8
S0663 SysUpdate SysUpdate can determine whether a system has a 32 bit or 64 bit architecture.277
S0098 T9000 T9000 gathers and beacons the operating system build number and CPU Architecture (32-bit/64-bit) during installation.284
S0586 TAINTEDSCRIBE TAINTEDSCRIBE can use DriveList to retrieve drive information.254
S0467 TajMahal TajMahal has the ability to identify hardware information, the computer name, and OS information on an infected host.225
G0139 TeamTNT TeamTNT has searched for system version and architecture information.338
S0665 ThreatNeedle ThreatNeedle can collect system profile information from a compromised host.200
S0678 Torisma Torisma can use GetlogicalDrives to get a bitmask of all drives available on a compromised system. It can also use GetDriveType to determine if a new drive is a CD-ROM drive.57
S0266 TrickBot TrickBot gathers the OS version, machine name, CPU type, amount of RAM available, and UEFI/BIOS firmware information from the victim’s machine.168169170171
S0094 Trojan.Karagany Trojan.Karagany can capture information regarding the victim’s OS, security, and hardware configuration.84
G0081 Tropic Trooper Tropic Trooper has detected a target system’s OS version and system volume information.87337
S0647 Turian Turian can retrieve system information including OS version, memory usage, local hostname, and system adapter information.285
G0010 Turla Turla surveys a system upon check-in to discover operating system configuration details using the systeminfo and set commands.349350
S0199 TURNEDUP TURNEDUP is capable of gathering system information.300
S0263 TYPEFRAME TYPEFRAME can gather the disk volume information.106
S0130 Unknown Logger Unknown Logger can obtain information about the victim computer name, physical memory, country, and date.80
S0275 UPPERCUT UPPERCUT has the capability to gather the system’s hostname and OS version.208
S0386 Ursnif Ursnif has used Systeminfo to gather system information.304
S0476 Valak Valak can determine the Windows version and computer name on a compromised host.239240
S0257 VERMIN VERMIN collects the OS name, machine name, and architecture information.113
S0180 Volgmer Volgmer can gather system information, the computer name, OS version, drive and serial information from the victim’s machine.201202203
S0670 WarzoneRAT WarzoneRAT can collect compromised host information, including OS version, PC name, RAM size, and CPU details.235
S0514 WellMess WellMess can identify the computer name of a compromised host.185186
S0689 WhisperGate WhisperGate has the ability to enumerate fixed logical drives on a targeted system.21
G0124 Windigo Windigo has used a script to detect which Linux distribution and version is currently installed on the system.92
S0155 WINDSHIELD WINDSHIELD can gather the victim computer name.41
G0112 Windshift Windshift has used malware to identify the computer name of a compromised host.318
S0219 WINERACK WINERACK can gather information about the host.54
S0176 Wingbird Wingbird checks the victim OS version after executing to determine where to drop files based on whether the victim is 32-bit or 64-bit.312
S0059 WinMM WinMM collects the system name, OS version including service pack, and system install date and sends the information to the C2 server.154
S0141 Winnti for Windows Winnti for Windows can determine if the OS on a compromised host is newer than Windows XP.316
G0102 Wizard Spider Wizard Spider has used “systeminfo” and similar commands to acquire detailed configuration information of a victim machine.336
S0161 XAgentOSX XAgentOSX contains the getInstalledAPP function to run ls -la /Applications to gather what applications are installed.311
S0658 XCSSET XCSSET identifies the macOS version and uses ioreg to determine serial number.257
S0388 YAHOYAH YAHOYAH checks for the system’s Windows OS version and hostname.87
S0248 yty yty gathers the computer name, the serial number of the main disk volume, CPU information, Microsoft Windows version, and runs the command systeminfo.123
S0251 Zebrocy Zebrocy collects the OS version, computer name and serial number for the storage volume C:. Zebrocy also runs the systeminfo command to gather system information. 188161189162190191192
S0230 ZeroT ZeroT gathers the victim’s computer name, Windows version, and system language, and then sends it to its C2 server.211
S0330 Zeus Panda Zeus Panda collects the OS version, system architecture, computer name, product ID, install date, and information on the keyboard mapping to determine the language used on the system.9798
G0128 ZIRCONIUM ZIRCONIUM has used a tool to capture the processor architecture of a compromised host in order to register it with C2.370
S0086 ZLib ZLib has the ability to enumerate system information.61
S0672 Zox Zox can enumerate attached drives.247
S0350 zwShell zwShell can obtain the victim PC name and OS version.81
S0412 ZxShell ZxShell can collect the local hostname, operating system details, CPU speed, and total physical memory.221


ID Data Source Data Component
DS0017 Command Command Execution
DS0009 Process OS API Execution


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