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 Sept 5 to Sept 11, 2022.
In the monitored week, global campaigns increased sharply from the previous week, with those targeting Italian users increasing sharply.
The week was characterized by Password Stealers of the Families: AgentTesla, Ave_Maria, NanoCore, QakBot and RAT Vjw0rm.
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 68 campaigns this week, 7 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 maximum peak of campaigns was found on Tuesday, September 05, with 21 different campaigns. On Friday, September 09, the maximum peak of 3 campaigns was found for the Italy target, as is highlighted by the graph below:
The majority of the executable samples featured this week were developed in MSIL (C#) and covered 69.12% of the malware sent via e-mail. In second place are Scripts (JS, VBS, PS, etc.) with 14.71%.
1.47% 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.
Vjw0rm - spread through a campaign themed "Shipping".
AgentTesla - spread through a campaign themed "Orders".
Ave_Maria - spread through a campaign themed "Pickups".
NanoCore - spread through a campaign themed "Pickups".
AgentTesla - spread through two campaigns themed "Orders".
QakBot - spread through a campaign themed "Various".
In the past week, the massive sending of MalSpam emails for the spread of the Emotet malware, was not detected.
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