Roaming Mantis IoCs and Artifacts May Be Lurking in Your Phone | WhoisXML API

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Have You Seen These Roaming Mantis Connected Artifacts Wandering into Your Phone?

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Roaming Mantis may have stolen the credentials or infected the devices of hundreds of thousands of people. The threat group did that through a smishing campaign targeting Android and iOS users. According to SEKOIA-IO,1 more than 90,000 unique IP addresses have requested XLoader from Roaming Mantis’s command-and-control (C&C) servers as of mid-July 2022.

WhoisXML API researchers analyzed and expanded the list of indicators of compromise (IoCs) to uncover more possible Roaming Mantis domains. Below are some of our findings.

  • We found 7,000+ connected domains sharing the same historic WHOIS details as one of the domain IoCs.
  • We also detected 1,100+ connected domains resolving to the IP addresses tagged as IoCs.
  • About 24% of the artifacts actively resolved to IP addresses, with several domains hosting news, gambling, adult, download, and login pages.
  • Dozens of artifacts have been flagged as malicious by different malware engines.
  • Several IP addresses on the IoC list continue to resolve to domain names.

Download a sample of the threat research materials now, or contact us to access the complete set of research materials.

  • [1] https://blog.sekoia.io/ongoing-roaming-mantis-smishing-campaign-targeting-france/
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