httpclient is malware used by Putter Panda. It is a simple tool that provides a limited range of functionality, suggesting it is likely used as a second-stage or supplementary/backup tool. [1]

ID: S0068
Platforms: Windows
Version: 1.1
Created: 31 May 2017
Last Modified: 30 March 2020

Techniques Used

Domain ID Name Use
Enterprise T1071 .001 Application Layer Protocol: Web Protocols

httpclient uses HTTP for command and control.[1]

Enterprise T1059 .003 Command and Scripting Interpreter: Windows Command Shell

httpclient opens cmd.exe on the victim.[1]

Enterprise T1573 .001 Encrypted Channel: Symmetric Cryptography

httpclient encrypts C2 content with XOR using a single byte, 0x12.[1]

Groups That Use This Software

ID Name References
G0024 Putter Panda