2022W27 Weekly report => 04/07 2K22 - 10/07 2K22 MalSpam campaigns targeting Italy

Malware spread through the campaigns: AgentTesla, Emotet, FormBook, Ursnif

Weekly report by TG Soft's C.R.A.M concerning Italian malspam campaigns.

Below the details of the campaigns massively spread during the week from July 04 to
July 10, 2022.

In the monitored week, global campaigns increased compared to the previous week, constant those targeting Italian users.

Malspam sending, to spread the Emotet malware, continued throughout the week.

The week was characterized by Password Stealers of the Families:
AgentTesla, FormBook and Ursnif.

The blue bar indicates the total number of campaigns monitored in Italy in each week, while the red bar concerns campaigns written in Italian (targeting Italy).

We monitored 110 campaigns this week, 10 of which used Italian as their language.

In order to understand how the various weeks are divided, below is a small table showing the breakdown of the periods considered:

from to
Week_24 13/06 19/06
Week_25 20/05 26/06
Week_26 27/06 03/07
Week_27 04/07 10/07

During the week, the highest peak of campaigns was found on Tuesday, July 05, with 28 different campaigns. The maximum peak of 4 campaigns, regarding the Italy target, was found on Thursday, July 07, as is highlighted by the chart below:

The majority of the executable samples featured this week were developed in MSIL (C#) and covered 58.88% of the malware sent via e-mail. In second place are Delphi with 8.41%.
11.21% of the distributed samples are Office documents (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

In the picture below we can see the various types of languages with which malware is developed:

In the following graph we see the distribution of the various types of languages divided by day:

 In this graph you can see the malware families that were spread with target Italy (written in Italian) in the week:

The Italian campaigns analyzed by TG Soft's C.R.A.M. were grouped according to macro categories, obtained from the subject of the email message used for malware distribution (malspam). Below we see the subjects used in the various campaigns divided by day and type of malware.

AgentTesla -
spread through a campaign themed "Invoices".

spread through a campaign themed "Quotations".

spread through a campaign themed "Shipping".
spread through a campaign themed "Offers".

spread through two campaigns, the first themed "Orders" and the second themed "Requests".
spread through a campaign themed "Requests".
spread through a campaign themed "Invoices".

spread through a campaign themed "Orders".

In the past week, the massive sending of MalSpam emails, to spread the Emotet malware, continued throughout the week.
The Malspam emails contain a ZIP file with password including an Excel file.
Below we see the number of unique hashes for monitored attachments on different days of the week:

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Check out the May/June campaigns

We invite you to check out the May/June reports to stay up-to-date on the malspam campaigns circulating in Italy:

27/06/2022 => Weekly report of Italian Malspam campaigns from June 27, 2022 to July 03, 2022
20/06/2022 => Weekly report of Italian Malspam campaigns from June 20, 2022 to June 26, 2022
13/06/2022 => Weekly report of Italian Malspam campaigns from June 13, 2022 to June 19, 2022
06/06/2022 => Weekly report of Italian Malspam campaigns from June 06, 2022 to June 12, 2022

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