2024W11 Weekly report => 11/03 2K24 - 17/03 2K24 MalSpam campaigns targeting Italy

Malware spread through the campaigns: AgentTesla, FormBook, Remcos

Weekly report by TG Soft's CRAM concerning Italian malspam campaigns.

Below the details of the campaigns massively spread during the week from
March 11 to March 17, 2024.

In the week monitored, both global campaigns and the ones written in Italian increased compared to the previous week.

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

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 during the week, 8 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_08 19/02 25/02
Week_09 26/02 03/03
Week_10 04/03 10/03
Week_11 11/03 17/03

During the week, the peak in global campaigns was found on Wednesday, March 13 with 15 different campaigns per day. The peak of campaigns written in Italian was found on Tuesday 12 with 3 campaigns per day, 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 3 different families were detected:

This week's featured samples are MSIL (C#) executables, which cover 39.02% of malware sent via e-mail.
In second place of executable files, with 14.63%, are Delphi.
Office documents (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) account for 24.39% of the samples.

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 3 different families:

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 "Shipping".

FormBook spread through two campaigns, the first themed "Shippingand the second themed "Various".
spread through a campaign themed "Requests".

FormBook spread through a campaign themed "Shipping".
spread through a campaign themed "Orders".

Remcos spread through a campaign themed "Orders".

AgentTesla 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 February/March campaigns

We invite you to check out the February/March 2024 reports, to stay up-to-date oabout the malspam campaigns circulating in Italy.

04/03/2024 => Weekly report of Italian MalSpam campaigns from March 04, 2024 to March 10, 2024
26/02/2024 => Weekly report of Italian MalSpam campaigns from February 26, 2024 to March 03, 2024
19/02/2024 => Weekly report of Italian MalSpam campaigns from February 19, 2024 to February 25, 2024
12/02/2024 => Weekly report of Italian MalSpam campaigns from February 12, 2024 to February 18, 2024


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