2024W16 Weekly report => 15/04 2K24 - 21/04 2K24 MalSpam campaigns targeting Italy

Malware spread through the campaigns: AgentTesla, FormBook, Remcos, SnakeLogger

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

Below the details of the campaigns massively spread during the week from April
15 to April 21, 2024.

In the monitored week, global campaigns increased compared to the previous week; campaigns written in Italian declined.

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

The blue bar indicates the total number of campaigns monitored in Italy in each week, while the red bar concerns campaigns written in Italian (and targeting Italy).

We monitored 40 campaigns during the week, 10 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_13 25/03 31/03
Week_14 01/04 07/04
Week_15 08/04 14/04
Week_16 15/04 21/04

During the week, the peak of global campaigns was found on Monday, April 15, Tuesday, April 16 and Friday, April 19 with 9 different campaigns per day. The peak of campaigns written in Italian was found on Friday, April 19 with 4 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 5 different families were detected:

This week's featured samples are MSIL (C#) executables, which cover 27.50% of malware sent via email.
 Scripts (JavaScript, VBScript, Powershell, etc.) account for 30% of the samples.

In the figure below we can see the various types of language used to develop malware:

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 spread during the week with target Italy (written in Italian) and composed of 4 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.

AgentTesla spread through a campaign themed "Payments".
Remcos spread through a campaign themed "Payments".

AgentTesla spread through a campaign themed "Orders".

AgentTesla spread through two campaigns, the first themed "Offersand second themed "Orders".

AgentTesla - spread through a campaign themed "Payments".
FormBook spread through a campaign themed "Orders".
Remcos spread through a campaign themed "Invoices".
SnakeLogger - spread through a campaign themed "Orders".

AgentTesla spread through a campaign themed "Shipping".

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/April campaigns

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

08/04/2024 =>Weekly report of Italian MalSpam campaigns from April 08, 2024 to April 14, 2024
01/04/2024 => Weekly report of Italian MalSpam campaigns from April 01, 2024 to April 07, 2024
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

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