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 Aug 22 to Aug 28, 2022.
In the monitored week, global campaigns increased compared to the previous week; those targeting Italian users declined sharply.
The week was characterized by Password Stealers of the Families: FormBook and NanoCore.
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 69 campaigns this week, 2 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:
During the week, the highest peak of campaigns was found on Wednesday, August 24, with 21 different campaigns. On Friday, August 26, the maximum peak of 2 campaigns was found for the Italy target, as is evidenced by the chart below:
The majority of the executable samples featured this week were developed in MSIL (C#) and covered 77.95% of the malware sent via e-mail. In second place is Delphi with 7.35%.
2.94% 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, extracted from the subject of the email message exploited for malware distribution (malspam). Below we see the subjects used in the various campaigns divided by day and type of malware.
FormBook - spread through a campaign themed "Payments".
NanoCore - spread through a campaign themed "Payments".
In the past week, the massive sending of MalSpam emails for the spread of the Emotet malware, was not detected.
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