Weekly report by TG Soft's CRAM concerning Italian malspam campaigns.
Below the details of the campaigns massively spread during the week fromJanuary 1 to January 7, 2024.
In the monitored week, global campaigns are steady at a low rate due to the Christmas holidays, only one campaign targeting Italian users.
The week was characterized by the Remcos family's Password Stealer.
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 3 campaigns during the week, 1 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 peak of global campaigns was found on Wednesday, January 03 with 2 different campaigns. The peak of campaigns written in Italian was found on the same day with 1 campaign, as highlighted by the graph below:
In the following chart we see the malware families spread globally for each day in the week:
Instead in this graph we see the distribution based on malware family. In the past week, 2 different families were detected:
66.67% of the analyzed samples are Scripts (JS, VBS, WSF, etc.).
Executable samples that featured this week are MSILs (C#) covering 33.33% of malware sent via e-mail.
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, composed of 1 family:
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.
Remcos - 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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Check out the December campaigns
We invite you to check out the December 2023 reports, to stay up-to-date oabout the malspam campaigns circulating in Italy.
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