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 Jan 09 to Jan 15, 2023.
Global campaigns increased in the monitored week compared to the previous week, with those targeting Italian users also increasing.
The week was characterized by Password Stealers of the Families: FormBook, PureLogs and Ursnif.
The week did not see the massive distribution of Malspam due to the spread of the Emotet malware.
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 41 campaigns this week, 6 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 Thursday, January 12 with 12 different campaigns. The maximum peak of 2 campaigns for the Italy target was found on Wednesday, January 11, as is highlighted by the graph below:
In the following chart we see the malware families that were spread globally for each day in the week:
Instead, in this graph we see the distribution based on malware family. In the past week, 8 different families were detected:
The majority of the executable samples featured this week are Win32s covering 46.34% of the malware sent via e-mail. In second place are MSILs (C#) with 31.71%.
12.20% of the samples are Office documents.
In the picture below we can see the various types of languages used in malware development:
In the following graph we see the distribution of the various types of languages divided by day:
In this graph we 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 exploited for malware distribution (malspam). Below we see the subjects used in the various campaigns divided by day and type of malware.
PureLogs - spread through a campaign themed "Invoices".
Ursnif - spread through a campaign themed "Revenue Agency".
FormBook - spread through a campaign themed "Reservations".
Ursnif - spread through a campaign themed "Courier BRT".
Ursnif - veicolato tramite una campagna la a tema "Revenue Agency".
FormBook - veicolato tramite una campagna la a tema "Shipments".
In the past week, the massive sending of MalSpam emails to spread the Emotet malware was not detected
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