This analytic identifies XMRIG coinminer driver installation on the system. The XMRIG driver name by default is
WinRing0x64.sys. This cpu miner is an open source project that is commonly abused by adversaries to infect and mine bitcoin.
- Type: TTP
- Product: Splunk Enterprise, Splunk Enterprise Security, Splunk Cloud
- Datamodel: Endpoint
- Last Updated: 2021-04-29
- Author: Teoderick Contreras, Splunk
- ID: 90080fa6-a8df-11eb-91e4-acde48001122
|T1543.003||Windows Service||Persistence, Privilege Escalation|
|T1543||Create or Modify System Process||Persistence, Privilege Escalation|
`sysmon` EventCode=6 Signature="Noriyuki MIYAZAKI" OR ImageLoaded= "*\\WinRing0x64.sys" | stats min(_time) as firstTime max(_time) as lastTime count by Computer ImageLoaded Hashes IMPHASH Signature Signed | `security_content_ctime(firstTime)` | `security_content_ctime(lastTime)` | `xmrig_driver_loaded_filter`
Associated Analytic Story
How To Implement
To successfully implement this search, you need to be ingesting logs with the driver loaded and Signature from your endpoints. If you are using Sysmon, you must have at least version 6.0.4 of the Sysmon TA.
Kill Chain Phase
Known False Positives
False positives should be limited.
|80.0||80||100||A driver $ImageLoaded$ related to xmrig crytominer loaded in host $Computer$|
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