2024W24 Weekly report => 10/06 2K24 - 16/06 2K24 MalSpam campaigns targeting Italy

Malware spread through the campaigns: Adwind, AgentTesla, FormBook

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

Below the details of the campaigns massively spread during the week from
June 10 to June 16, 2024.

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

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

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 48 campaigns during the week, 9 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_21 20/05 26/05
Week_22 27/05 02/06
Week_23 03/06 09/06
Week_24 10/06 16/06

During the week, the peak of global campaigns was found on Monday, June 10 with 14 different campaigns per day. The peak of campaigns written in Italian was found on June 13 with 3 campaigns, 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 7 different families were detected:

This week's featured samples are MSIL (C#) executables, which cover 43.75% of malware sent via e-mail.
In second place are executibles files in Delphi with 12.50%.
Office files (Word, Excel, etc.) account for 10.42%.

In the picture 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 we can see the malware families spread during the week with target Italy (written in Italian) and 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

AgentTesla spread through two campaigns, both themed "Payments".

Adwind - spread through a campaign themed "Invoices".
Formbook - spread through a campaign themed "Shipping".

AgentTesla spread through a campaign themed "Requests".
FormBook - spread through two campaigns, the first themed "Payments" and the second themed "Purchases".

AgentTesla spread through a campaign themed "Various".
FormBook - 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 May/June campaigns

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

03/06/2024 => Weekly report of Italian MalSpam campaigns from June 03, 2024 to June 09, 2024
27/05/2024 => Weekly report of Italian MalSpam campaigns from May 27, 2024 to June 02, 2024
20/05/2024 => Weekly report of Italian MalSpam campaigns from May 20, 2024 to May 26, 2024
13/05/2024 => Weekly report of Italian MalSpam campaigns from May 13, 2024 to May 19, 2024

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