2024W14 Weekly report => 01/04 2K24 - 07/04 2K24 MalSpam campaigns targeting Italy

Malware spread through the campaigns: AgentTesla

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

Below the details of the campaigns massively spread during the week from April
1 to April 7, 2024.

In the week monitored both global campaigns and campaigns written in Italian declined
compared to the previous week.

The week was characterized by the Password Stealer of the AgentTesla family.

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 25 campaigns during the week, 5 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_11 11/03 17/03
Week_12 18/03 24/03
Week_13 25/03 31/03
Week_14 01/04 07/04

During the week, the peak in global campaigns was found on Wednesday, April 3, with 7 different campaigns per day. The peak of campaigns written in Italian was found on the same day with 2 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 4 different families were detected:

This week's featured samples are MSIL (C#) executables, which cover 60% of the malware sent via e-mail.
 Tied with 12% are Delphi and AutoITs.
 Scripts (JavaScript, VBScript, Powershell, etc.) account for 16% 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 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. 

AgentTesla spread through a campaign themed "Orders".

AgentTesla - spread through a campaign themed "Payments".

AgentTesla spread through two campaigns, themed "Reservations" and the second themed "Orders".

AgentTesla spread through a campaign themed "Orders".

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 March campaigns

We invite you to check out the March 2024 month reports to stay up-to-date on the malspam campaigns circulating in Italy:

25/03/2024 => Weekly report of Italian MalSpam campaigns from March 25, 2024 to March 31, 2024
18/03/2024 => Weekly report of Italian MalSpam campaigns from March 18, 2024 to March 24, 2024
11/03/2024 => Weekly report of Italian MalSpam campaigns from March 11, 2024 to March 17, 2024
04/03/2024 => Weekly report of Italian MalSpam campaigns from March 04, 2024 to March 10, 2024

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