5. Windows Log Analysis: Determine Compromised System¶
Determine Attacker Technique
The attacks don't stop!
Can you help identify the IP address of the malware-infected system using these Zeek logs?
For hints on achieving this objective, please visit the Laboratory and talk with Sparkle Redberry.
After completing Xmas Cheer laser Challenge and talk to Sparkle Redberry , He will give you hints which will help you with this objective:
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Unzip Zeek logs file.
elfu-zeeklogs/ELFU/index.htmlfile in your browser.
Beaconfrom top menu to search for signs of beaconing behavior in and out of the network:
You can see that we have one system that has almost a perfect score for beacon. Also we have 7660 different connections that are being made that is a lot of almost a perfect beacon.
Score Source Destination Connections 0.998 192.168.134.130 126.96.36.199 7660
We can also look at longer connection you can the same source ip address at the top with longest connection duration.
Source Destination DstPort:Protocol:Service Duration 192.168.134.130 188.8.131.52 443:tcp:-, 443:tcp:ssl 1035.9001
The IP address of the malware-infected system is
Congratulations! You have completed the Network Log Analysis: Determine Compromised System challenge! 🎉
🎓 What you've learned¶
- Using RITA framework for network traffic analysis.
- Signs of beaconing behavior in and out of the network.