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Wednesday, 25 August 2010

Evil network: Sagade Ltd / ATECH-SAGADE AS6851 (85.234.190.0/23)

I've mentioned Sagade Ltd before, it's a totally Black Hat Latvian network that should be blocked on sight. Google's Safe Browsing diagnostic for this range is fairly damning:

Has this site acted as an intermediary resulting in further distribution of malware?

    Over the past 90 days, 85.234.190.0 appeared to function as an intermediary for the infection of 476 site(s) including lekarnar.com/, mysofa.es/, audiofile.org.ua/.

Has this site hosted malware?

    Yes, this site has hosted malicious software over the past 90 days. It infected 1999 domain(s), including audiofile.org.ua/, votailprof.it/, capinaremos.com/.
There's very little point playing whack-a-mole with these Latvian IP addresses. It's probably worth null-routing the entire country until some government agency that isn't being paid off by Russian organised criminals sorts the mess out. There's a list of major Latvian IP address allocations here- unless you do business in the Baltic states, then blocking all of them will probably do no harm.

Domains in the IP address range 85.234.190.0 - 85.234.191.255 are:
Marre.in
Monre.in
Sdaya.in
Dnsdnsprovider.com
Respw.info
Tonew.info
Wbypa.info
Celebsalon.net
Celebsvideos.net
Soltberger.net
Sumerki-saga.com
Zatmenie-saga.com
Bestgoogleanalytics.com
Bestgenerics.org
Dhag.org
Autoseon7.com
Auou.info
Premiaa.com
Tdyeah.com
Oeema.info
Oeeme.info
Toptrep.biz
Staticdnsdns.com
Aaasphereezine.com
Aopsompamspn.com
Hsudsasodams.com
Ieksmanskasdk.com
Mopsdiamsas.com
Alert-system.net
Ffgde.com
Gdlka.com
Khhfg.com
Nnmty.com
Ppolr.com
Rcchr.com
Rrtyu.com
Rttye.com
Trrre.com
Uyyty.com
Ccdfr.com
Ffeeq.com
Kklou.com
Kkuyt.com
Oouty.com
Ppuut.com
Ppyur.com
Ttyww.com
Wrraa.com
Yyrew.com
Bbhty.com
Ggbdb.com
Rggsd.com
Rihdd.com
Rrryu.com
Bbgtr.com
Kjhtr.com
Wrrrt.com
Mylote.com
Tube-free-online.com
Adminka.org
Bbcxq.com
Bnfgd.com
Cbdfr.com
Dettt.com
Fggpr.com
Ggffr.com
Hhyyr.com
Ssmmb.com
Trdvr.com
Darkseo.org
Dbsoft.in
Domainpc.in
Exinfo.in
Lightdebug.in
Microsoft-security-center.com
Mxinfo.in
Statreview.in
Uimode.in
Unport.in
Bestdomainforus.info
Bestvido.info
Bluffycrob.info
Domain-for-email-us.info
Domain-for-gain-us.info
Domain-for-lease-us.info
Domain-for-us.info
Domainfordollarsus.info
Domainforemailus.info
Domainforgainus.info
Domainforleaseus.info
Domainforus.info
Domainforusblog.info
Domainforusnow.info
Domainforusonline.info
Domainforusshop.info
Domainforussite.info
Domainforusstore.info
Domainforustoday.info
Fffvideo.info
Freedomainforus.info
Freevido.info
Microoplata.info
Moplata.info
Mydomainforus.info
Myvido.info
Newdomainforus.info
Newvido.info
Stupid-domain-for-us.info
Stupiddomainforus.info
Thebluffycrob.info
Thedomainforus.info
Thefffvideo.info
Vi-do.info
Vidonow.info
Vidoonline.info

The Walking Dead on FXUK

Holy moley.. the FX TV channel in the UK certainly runs some intersting shows (Dexter, Breaking Bad, Better Off Ted). This latest one coming in the Autumn is about.. zombies! Yeah, it looks a bit like a 28 Days Later / Mad Max mashup, but it has Egg from This Life in at and Gale Anne Hurd is ivolved.

Check out the trailer (possibly works in the UK only) or read more here. More information about the show and the graphic novel can be found here.

Oh yes, in the US it's showing on AMC which has a decent photo gallery and other stuff here.

Evil network: Latnet Serviss Ltd (latnet.lv) AS2588 (159.148.117.0/24)

Latvia is definitely becoming a problem when it comes to black hat hosting. The 159.148.117.0/24 range (159.148.117.0 - 159.148.117.255) is another malicious block, forming part of AS2588 belonging to Latnet (similar to microlines.lv). At a rough calculation, roughly half the IP address ranges I am currently blocking are based in Latvia.

This bunch of domains is a mix of fake pharma sites, browser exploits, illegal downloads and possibly some hijacked domains. In any case, there is nothing of use here and either blocking the entire IP range, or the list below is probably a good idea.

There's a more detailed file with MyWOT ratings and IP addresses to download here.

Bitssit.com
Solid-pay-gate.com
Bombastats.com
1001meds.info
101doctors.info
101health.info
11doctors.info
333tabs.info
5meds.info
911drugs.info
99pharmacy.info
99pills.info
Abouttabs.info
Actualdrugs.info
Actualtabs.info
Addhealth.info
Addpills.info
Advancedsoft.in
Allpills.info
Anyhealth.info
Anymeds.info
Anytabs.info
Atlanticdrugs.info
Atlantictabs.info
Bestwesthost.info
Bluedoctor.info
Buycheapnow3.info
Buyfdatabs.info
Buygeneric1.info
Buyld.info
Buyonline5.info
Buytramadol5.info
Buytramadolf.info
Buytramadolk.info
Buytramadolp.info
Buytramadolt.info
Buytramadoly.info
Buyxanax1.info
Buyxanaxk.info
Cheap2tramadol.info
Cheaponline2.info
Cheaprt.info
Cheaptramadolh.info
Cheaptramadoli.info
Cheaptramadolss.info
Cheaptramadolw.info
Cheaptramadolz.info
Cheapxanaxz.info
Doctor01.info
Doctorarea.info
Doctordaily.info
Doctorgiant.info
Doctorjones.info
Dogoal.in
Drugs01.info
Drugs12.info
Drugsapple.info
Drugsbasket.info
Drugsblue.info
Drugscenter.info
Drugsclub.info
Drugscompany.info
Drugsdaily.info
Drugsfast.info
Drugsgood.info
Drugslife.info
Drugsreview.info
Drugstoree.info
Fasttabs.info
Fdapillsonline.info
Fulink.in
Fustat.in
Generictramadolb.info
Generictramadolc.info
Generictramadoln.info
Generictramadolr.info
Generictramadolv.info
Genericxanaxn.info
Getonlinehealth.info
Getonlinemeds.info
Haycorn.info
Health911.info
Healthbasket.info
Healthblue.info
Healthgreat.info
Healthlabel.info
Kinghealth.info
Kingpills.info
Knownmeds.info
Knowntabs.info
Labeldrugs.info
Labelhealth.info
Meds01.info
Meds333.info
Meds4him.info
Medsapple.info
Medsarea.info
Medsdaily.info
Medsexpress.info
Medsguard.info
Medshealth.info
Medslife.info
Medslocate.info
Medssearch.info
Mmlist.in
Mmsoft.in
Moderndrugs.info
Modernpills.info
Mxstat.in
Needsdoctor.info
Olstat.in
Online01.info
Onlinecasinosbestusa.info
Onlineow.info
Ordercheapnow6.info
Orderoj.info
Orderonline4.info
Ordertramadold.info
Ordertramadole.info
Ordertramadolj.info
Ordertramadolo.info
Ordertramadolx.info
Orderxanaxx.info
Owndoctor.info
Pacificdoctor.info
Pills007.info
Pills01.info
Pills4him.info
Pills4men.info
Pillsaccept.info
Pillsarea.info
Pillsblue.info
Pillscontrol.info
Pillsdaily.info
Pillsfast.info
Pillsgood.info
Pillslabel.info
Pillslife.info
Pillslocate.info
Pillsoffice.info
Pillsreview.info
Pillssearch.info
Pillstoday.info
Pillsworld.info
Realtabs.info
Rx999.info
Safedoctor.info
Searchtabs.info
Sermyagino.info
Ssmode.in
Ssnews.in
Tabs01.info
Tabs4him.info
Tabs5.info
Tabsaccept.info
Tabsapple.info
Tabsarea.info
Tabscenter.info
Tabsclub.info
Tabscompany.info
Tabscontrol.info
Tabsdaily.info
Tabsexpress.info
Tabsguard.info
Tabsguide.info
Tabslife.info
Tabsoffice.info
Tabspills.info
Tabsreview.info
Tabssearch.info
Tabsworld.info
Todaypills.info
Todaytabs.info
Tramadolonline7.info
Tramadolonlinea.info
Tramadolonlineg.info
Tramadolonlinel.info
Tramadolonlineq.info
Tramadolonlineu.info
Tramadoltramadol1.info
Tramadoltramadol10.info
Tramadoltramadol2.info
Tramadoltramadol3.info
Tramadoltramadol4.info
Tramadoltramadol5.info
Tramadoltramadol6.info
Tramadoltramadol7.info
Tramadoltramadol8.info
Tramadoltramadol9.info
Uiplus.in
Usaapharm.info
Usausaonlinecasinossuper.info
Xanaxonlinee.info
Xanaxonlinel.info
Pupseg.net
Pupseg.org
Pixelstatservice.com
Mybesttubeporn.com
Rowfirst.com
Java-9update.com
Update-00server.com
Hqll.ru
Xacz.ru
Aloa.asia
Vniz.asia
Bbls.ru
Vaseagruzitkorm.com
Vaseajretikru.com
Ewacx.com
Yacver.com
Security-defencing.com
Mypctech.net
1200kb.net
Banfieldsbest.com
Btp-tags.com
Doit-4-u.com
In-ta.net
Media-share.org
Mwcdirect.com
Pixel-pie.com
Planetsoldat.com
Sainser.com
Wnizip.com
Thebestporn.in
Cormoupo.info
Zombie-world.org
Alterparadigma.net
Brickplayer.ru
Chilauter.ru
Compromendes.com
Moretds.org
Danjg.com
Aftui.in
Ammew.info
Armrm.in
Aspow.info
Clasd.in
Coerw.info
Demim.in
Diasw.info
Diaui.in
Expew.info
Eynew.info
Gatui.in
Harui.in
Highw.info
Homow.in
Jenyx.in
Jusui.in
Katre.in
Lisni.in
Manui.in
Marsw.in
Marui.in
Micre.in
Neigw.info
Ningl.in
Nitan.in
Nvenc.in
Nvene.in
Nvild.in
Nvill.in
Pockw.info
Praaw.info
Pulpm.in
Racew.info
Recei.in
Recky.in
Recto.in
Regaw.info
Rendm.in
Sepsd.in
Slovw.in
Socyx.in
Stpsd.in
Synre.in
Thiui.in
Torsw.in
Uianh.in
Volnv.in
Yxiac.in
California-ns.com

UPDATE 2014-06-25:  It's been a long time since I wrote this, and it looks like the block was cleaned up some time ago and now contains some Latvian government sites.

Tuesday, 24 August 2010

north-europ.com job offer scam

This is a fraudulent job offer originating from an IP address in Vietnam, with a ridiculous salary for doing next to nothing:

Hello message

We are in a hurry to offer you position in the building Company.
In few words our Company provides huge circle of building services like
building, landscaping, interior and exterior design of premises, houses etc.

We offer you:
- career growth
- flexible working day
- minimal requirements to become the part of our team

Job description:
- type of work: part time position
- the place to work: your home office
- territory of work: you area(city)
- salary: 60.000 euro per year + percents of transactions
- principle of work: work with clients/partners getting tasks online

If you are interested please respond with the C.V. or minimal contact data to the e-mail: Allison@north-europ.com


Attention!
We are interested in cooperation to the people who live in Europe.
north-europ.com uses Google to handle its mail and doesn't have a website. The WHOIS details have a very familiar email address of lapatasker@earthling.net.

    Aleksandr Lapatau
    Email: lapatasker@earthling.net
    Organization: Private person
    Address: Lenina, 34, 8
    City: Minsk
    State: Minskaya
    ZIP: 456123
    Country: BY
    Phone: +375.172427204

Infrastructure is in various locations around Russia. Avoid.

There's more to this than meets the eye..

This is a straightforward money mule pitch, so nothing very interesting in the message itself..

From: james roberts <jamesroberts02@sify.com>
Reply-to: james.roberts@sify.com
Date: 24 August 2010 13:13
subject: JOB OFFER:APPLY IF YOU ARE INTERESTED.
   

  Hello,
      
        My name is JAMES ROBERTS , a designer also the Manager of JAMES ROBERTS FABRIC and Consultant live and work here in United Kingdom,will you like to work online from home and get paid without affecting your present job?
          
        Actually I need a representative who can be working for the company as online book-keeper. We make lots of supplies to some of our clients in the USA/CANADA/EUROPE, for which I do come to USA/CANADA/EUROPE to receive payment and have it cashed after I supply them raw materials. It’s always too expensive and stressful for me to come down and receive such payment twice in a month so I therefore decided to contact you.
      
        I am willing to  pay you 10% for every payment receive by you from our clients who makes payment through you.   Please note you don't have to be a book keeper to apply for the job.
      
        Kindly get back to me as soon as possible if you are interested in this job offer with your details:
      
        FULL NAMES...................
        ADDRESS ..................
        STATE..................
        ZIPCODE................
        COUNTRY................
        PHONE NUMBER(S)........
        GENDER.................
        AGE....................
        OCCUPATION.............
          
        Yours Faithfully,
     
        JAMES ROBERTS

But the headers tell an interesting story..

Received: from mail.pna.ps ([213.244.123.84])
    by ********** with esmtp (Exim 4.69)
    id 1Onsd0-0004Yt-Jc
    for **********; Tue, 24 Aug 2010 13:29:22 +0100
Received: from User (unknown [60.18.167.17])
    by mail.pna.ps (Postfix) with ESMTPA id ED6A94476F;
    Tue, 24 Aug 2010 15:12:09 +0300 (IDT)

You can only really trust the last hop before it hits your mail server (in truth, not always then either). That IP is 213.244.123.84 which is indeed mail.pna.ps.

So what the heck is .ps? Well, it turns out to be the TLD for Palestine, and the PNA is the Palestinian National Authority, with servers that look to be based in Ramallah on the West Bank.  So, it looks like the PNA mail servers are either insecure or compromised.

Did you even know that Palestine had a TLD of its own? I didn't.. so I guess this spam has tought me something!

Friday, 13 August 2010

Weird scam mashup makes little sense

This is a weird mashup of an FBI scare scam and a lottery scam, spelling out very clearly that it is really an advanced fee fraud. It makes no sense.. why would the FBI be informing you that you had won the lottery in the UK anyway? Bin it.

From: Federal Bureau Of Investigation <soundsit@btconnect.com>
Date: 2010/8/13
Subject: *Alert*
To:




FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION
Anti-Terrorist and International Fraud Division
601 4th Street NW, Washington, DC 20535

Attn: Beneficiary

RE: AUTHETICATED LOTTERY WINNINGS

This is to officially inform you that it has come to our notice and we have thoroughly completed an Investigation with the help of our Intelligence Monitoring Network System that you legally won the sum of $850,000.00 US Dollars from a Lottery Organization in the United Kingdom. During our investigation we discovered that your e-mail won the Lottery from an online balloting system and we have authorized this winning to be authentic and paid to you via a Certified Cashier's Check. Normally, it will take up to 15 business days for an International Check to be cashed by your local bank. We have successfully come to an agreement with this organization on your behalf that funds are to be drawn from a registered bank within the United States of America so as to enable you cash the check instantly without any delay, henceforth the stated amount of $850,000.00 US Dollars has been deposited with Chase Manhattan Bank.

We have completed this investigation and you are hereby approved to receive the winning prize as we have verified the entire transaction to be Legitimate, Safe and 100% risk free of scams and frauds of any nature, due to the fact that the funds have been deposited at Chase Manhattan Bank you will be required to settle the following bills directly to the lottery claims agent in-charge of this transaction whom is located at the liaison office of the Lottery Organization in Washington, DC. According to our records, you are required to pay for the following:

(1) Deposit Fee's (Fee's paid by the organization for the deposit into Chase Manhattan Bank)
(2) Cashier's Check Conversion Fee (Fee for converting the EFT into a Certified Cashier's Check)
(3) Shipping Fee's (The charge for shipping the Cashier's Check to your nominated destination)

The total amount is $349.99 (Three Hundred & Fourty Nine United States Dollars & Ninety Nine Cents). We have tried our possible best to have the lottery organization deduct the $349.99 from your lottery winning but the funds have already been deposited at Chase Manhattan Bank and cannot be accessed by anyone apart from you the winner. Therefore you will be required to pay the needed funds to your lotto claims Agent in-charge of this transaction. The payment will NOT reflect at the Chase Manhattan Bank with the given transaction code (US8976-003) until you have covered the processing fees needed.

In order to proceed with this transaction, Click Here (ericaclain@gala.net) to contact your claims agent Mrs. Erica Molin .You may be required to call her for verbal verification and e-mail her with the following informations:

FULL NAME:
LOCAL ADDRESS (INCLUDING CITY/STATE/ZIPCODE):
AGE/GENDER/OCCUPATION:
CONTACT PHONE NUMBERS (CELL & HOME):

You will also be required to request details on how to pay up the required $349.99 in order to immediately ship your prize of $850,000.00 USD via Certified Cashier's Check drawn from Chase Manhattan Bank, Also include the following transaction code in order for her to immediately identify this transaction: US8976-003. This letter will serve as proof that the Federal Bureau Of Investigation is authorizing you to pay the required $349.99 ONLY to your claims agent via the information in which she shall send to you upon your request, if you do not receive your winning prize of $850,000.00 US Dollars we shall be held responsible for the loss and this shall invite a penalty of $3,000 which will be made PAYABLE ONLY by you (The Winner).

Robert Anderson, Jr.
Special Agent in Charge

NOTE: In order to ensure your check gets delivered to you ASAP, you are advised to immediately contact Mrs. Erica Molin (ericaclain@gala.net) via contact information provided above and make the required payment of $349.99 to information in which she will provide you.

Thursday, 12 August 2010

"Spam King Leo Kuvayev Jailed on Child Sex Charges"

A spammer.. and a kiddy fiddler (allegedly), notable Russian spammer Leo Kuvayev has been jailed on remand on charges of raping 50 children. I hear that Russian prisons are not very nice..

More at Krebs on Security.

Battle.Net / WOW Phish domains

I don't play World of Warcraft of Starcraft..but lots of people do and Blizzard accounts (used for playing the game online) are often a target for phishers. Why? Well, these accounts can be resold and are worth real money.

This post at the Sunbelt software blog caught my eye.. but knowing that fake WOW / Blizzard sites don't tend to travel alone I did some digging and came up with a whole batch of them on neighbouring IPs.

58.64.158.233
Ba11ile.net
Baititle.net
Eu-batile.net
Eu-battlie.net

58.64.158.238
Barittle.net
Bartiile.net
Bartlie.net
Bartllie.net
Barttirle.net
Barttle.net
Blizzte.net
Eu-de-battle.net
Bliizte.net
Blrttle.net
Battrlie.net
Bartzle.net
Battiale.net
Barttlie.net

58.64.158.240
Usbatt1ee.net

58.64.158.244
De-bartle.net

Registrant details are:
  Name           : Ji XiaoWei
  Organization   : Ji XiaoWei
  Address        : LiShui Dengtalu 25
  City           : LiShui
  Province/State : Zhejiang
  Country        : CN
  Postal Code    : 323700
  Phone Number   : 86-0578-7245132
  Fax            : 86-0578-7245132
  Email          : qnpv@163.com

These are all fake, so avoid

Saturday, 7 August 2010

"Your Free Money with Grants 4 CD Set At Absolutely No Cost From Robert Allen"

I quite enjoy this spammy crap I get from Robert Allen, in all its breathless uselessness, from a company that only rates a D+ from the BBB.

Hello Conrad,
One day we must talk about where you got your mailing list from.
It’s Robert Allen checking in with some MAJOR NEWS for you!
Major news? You've discovered you have some horrible terminal disease that causes you to die through continuous pustulant eruptions? No? Shame.
I am very excited to announce an amazing new program that reveals how anyone can quickly and easily get FREE MONEY from the Government.
What, you want me to become a failed bank?
No technical jargon or complicated procedures, simple, straight forward advice and methods on how to locate the free money that you are entitled to.
Which government is this exactly?
Best of all, you can get your own copy of this hot, new course for free.
Why do I feel that there will be a catch?
Read on … because this is exciting!
This must be a definition of "exciting" that I wasn't previously aware of.
My friend and colleague Rex Hudson just put the finishing touches on his brand new, “FREE MONEY with GRANTS” audio training course, and I’ve convinced him to give you, a free copy of this info packed 4 disc audio library!
How did that go? "Rex, I'd really like to send a free copy of this training course to Conrad!" "Oh Robert, I'm not really sure I want to do that!" "Oh come on Rex, he's a great guy!" "Oh alright then Robert".
Over the course of his long and varied investment career, Rex has held SEC licenses for Stock, Bond, Insurance, Options and Commodities.   As an MBA and the VP of Investments for a National Bank he also held a Municipal Bond Principle License and operated as a Registered Investment Advisor.  As the investment manager Rex held discretionary investment authority on over $850 Million in assets.  The bottom line is Rex knows money!
He's a stockbroker and banker, basically. But now he works for the "Enlightened Wealth Institute" as "Vice President of Training" which is a bit of an interesting career move.
Now you can have a chance to learn from the master – and get his best, proven techniques for getting FREE MONEY from the GOVERNMENT.
I did say he was a banker.
Rex’s FREE MONEY with GRANTS is your one stop source for BILLIONS of dollars that is ready, available, and waiting to be claimed! This easy to listen and easy to follow 4 disc audio program tells you exactly what to do to find your share of this FREE MONEY.
Dollars? Can I have pounds instead?
FREE MONEY with GRANTS audio program contains simple plan for putting
cash in your hands. And this is FREE MONEY THAT YOU NEVER HAVE TO
PAY BACK!
Champagne does taste so much better when it has been paid for by the taxpayer.
Find out how to get free money grants from Uncle Sam!
Find out how to get free money grants from private foundations!
Find out how to borrow money with government guarantees!
Discover the huge opportunity in selling to the government!
I don't have an Uncle Sam. Wait, Robert.. you didn't think I was American did you?
These are some of the best kept secrets of our government – and now you will know there are BILLIONS OF DOLLARS sitting, waiting to be claimed. And MILLIONS of people are eligible to receive free money from the government.
Honestly, no.. I don't think these are the best kept secrets of the US Government. I mean, they probably even have leaflets and stuff.
The FREE MONEY WITH GRANTS audio program is your ultimate guide to getting your share of free money from the government.
You can keep shouting FREE MONEY WITH GRANTS all you like but you are still not going to convince me. Actually, I'm starting to get a headache now.
Rex’s “FREE MONEY with GRANTS” quick cash program could easily retail $69.95,
but in true “Nothing Down” fashion, I’ve arranged for you to get this fantastic new 4 CD audio training course for FREE … not even shipping and handling!
Nearly seventy dollars? Well, you can put whatver price on it you like.. it doesn't mean that it will sell. Look at the bidding wars going on for these items.. oh wait, they're not even shifting for 99 cents. And by "nothing down" I guess you mean that I don't have to pay anything NOW for them.. but what about later?
All you have to do is dial toll free 1-888-384-4047 RIGHT NOW and let me know where to ship your course! That’s it … it’s as simple as that!
Please ship it firmly up your own backside.
I am very excited about Rex’s “FREE MONEY with GRANTS” 4 CD audio training
program and I look forward to sending you your FREE COPY!
Massive Success,
Wicked!
Robert Allen
P.S. Don’t Wait! Call toll free 1-888-384-4047 RIGHT NOW. This offer is NOT going to last forever. Rex is only allowing us to give away a very limited number of these hot courses. So act now so you don’t miss out! Get your copy today!
I'll pass if it's OK with you.
Please note that product prices and availability are limited time offers and are subject to change.  We respect your privacy.  To remove yourself from this mailing list, click http://www.ewimail.com/unsubscribe.aspx or reply to this message with “unsubscribe” as the subject line or write us at Enlightened Wealth Institute, LC, 5072 N 300 W Provo, UT 84604
But apparently you don't respect my intelligence by sending me this crap.

Friday, 6 August 2010

Evil network: MAXHOSTING Services / GlobalNET Bosnia (AS42560 / 77.78.239.0/23)

Back in May they were called Maximus Hosting Services but I guess it's always embarrassing  when you're not number on in Google for your own name.. so now this outfit from Russia appears to be calling itself MAXHOSTING SERVICES. Note that it looks like there are several Russian businesses of a very similar name, presumably most of which are legitimate.

inetnum:        77.78.239.0 - 77.78.240.255
netname:        MAXHOSTING-SERVICES
remarks: ### in case of abuse please contact: godaccs@gmail.com  ###
descr:          MAXHOSTING-SERVICES
country:        MD
admin-c:        VM3351-RIPE
tech-c:         VM3351-RIPE
status:         ASSIGNED PA
mnt-by:         BA-GLOBALNET
source:         RIPE # Filtered

person:         Vadim Makarenko
address:        Leningradskaya 28 kv 26, Bendery, Moldova
e-mail:         godaccs@gmail.com
phone:          +373-680-45324
nic-hdl:        VM3351-RIPE
source:         RIPE # Filtered

route:          77.78.192.0/18
descr:          GlobalNET Bosnia
origin:         AS42560
mnt-by:         BA-GLOBALNET
source:         RIPE # Filtered

It looks like it is working closely with GlobalNET Bosnia.. which is kind of weird because Russia doesn't exactly have a shortage of dodgy web hosts. GlobalNET operate AS42560 77.78.192.0/18, MAXHOSTING appear to have rented out half of that to give 77.78.224.0/19 i.e. 77.78.224.0 - 77.78.255.255. The other half of the GlobalNET range is mostly legitimate apart from an apparent Stelivo phishing site on 77.78.192.140 called justadultchat.co.uk

Anway,  77.78.224.0/19 is a real sewer consisting of fake job sites, phishing, hacking sites, fake escrow sites, illegal downloads, malware and other nasty stuff. According to ratings from the WOT API it is mostly toxic rubbish, and even the sites with "good" rankings are involved in something illegal.

77.78.224.0/19 is certainly worth blocking, and/or the domains listed below. If you want the IP addresses and the WOT ratings in a handy form then you can download them from here, else there's a list of the currently dodgy domains below:

Clairvoyantcss.info
Honstrategy.info
2iii.org
Divambee35.net
Eagen85.net
Forceclub-us.com
Forceclub-us.net
Janoodle6.net
Zabil.in
King-invest.org
Search-static.org
Vostokgear.org
Francecore.com
Genreystick.com
Grand-vitaro-club.com
Odistanyachts.com
Statxonline.com
Xsbot.net
Planopetroleumteam.com
Acunetxweb.net
Dottasink.net
Nowisisdudescars.com
Onlineisdudescars.com
Whereisdudescars.com
Zettapetta.net
Google-server09.info
Google-server10.info
Google-server11.info
Google-server12.info
Google-server14.info
Google-server29.info
Google-server31.info
Google-server41.info
Google-server42.info
Google-server43.info
Jhuiuhxfgxhlfkjhjth.info
Jhuiuhxfgxhtfkjhjth.info
Jhuluhxfgxhlfkjhjth.info
Top-teen-porn.info
Kalashmalash.org
Pro100-soft.net
Ruslan7777.com
Hyporesist.com
Vstils.ru
Clickwebanalitick.com
Hotporncatalog.com
Ns3emeringo.com
Thevipbuyconterst.com
Youngirlsactions.com
Kingdol.com
Pcf-osow.com
Utorrentde.com
Homesiteuk.com
Firmar.org
Sabadel4444z.org
Superlayout.org
Ceberm.com
Ceberm.net
Ceberm.org
Ceberz.net
Ceberz.org
Ceterz.biz
Bestviewbar.net
Thestatserver.com
Donservers.ru
Checkege.ru
Friendsparty.org
Otvetege.ru
Sdalege.ru
1host4me.ru
Stylysxvk.ru
Vkxstile.ru
1-aa.com
222-abbb.com
Caucasus-a.com
Altdmnfrsh.com
Suphazgdman.com
Free-pac.net
Ebay-sc.com
Albums-onlinenow.info
Albums-onlines.info
Albums-photo.info
Dwnld0020.com
Fotodownloads.info
Myfotoalbums.info
Photo-downloadsonline.info
Photo-downloadssite.info
Spmfb2299.com
Thefotoalbums.info
Thefotodownloads.info
Videophotodownloads.info
Hosting-backup.org
Darksiti.net
Ditdum.com
Onlinejbanking.com
Asmatrin.com
Mvk.net.ru
Mynewspages.com
Newsdownloads.cn
Nvk.net.ru
Rsite.net.ru
Supercarsinfo.net
Vkhost.net.ru
Webvk.net.ru
Sec-stats.org
Eu-analytics.com
Statistics-of-world.org
Google-stat.org
Auto-russo-trah.com
Sed-machinery.com
55echosend.com
66kooum.com
Avilantup.com
Bytrin.com
Club-world-auto.org
Erityng.com
Govenablog.org
Grebtiklop.com
Hercegovinablog.org
Horsebloggovena.org
Horseblogovena.org
Horsegovena.org
Janesblog.org
Nikranox.org
Roxenda.com
Zrefkilops.com
18trucero.org
29topiccat.org
42bubbletag.org
52chatshare.org
53cogilith.org
59trilia.org
62pixonoodle.org
70eanu.org
7jetdrive.org
81wordfly.org
84chatterworks.org
90snapset.org
92dynalith.org
94brainworks.org
96chatterfeed.org
Divambee35.org
Eagen85.org
Edgepath61.org
Leenoodle20.org
Linkbuzz76.org
Myjam19.org
Myzoom84.org
Photopath49.org
Pixomia65.org
Shuffleshots22.org
Toppulse32.org
Wikimbo94.org
Yonu9.org
Zalith76.org
Zoodeo10.org
Gerero.info
Adrevbillst.com
Ellennommists.com
Hasterulits.com
Hellopattern.com
Jungle-team.com
Letstrywithme.com
Newbraga.cn
Newporto.cn
Quarittle.com
Rettinasl.com
Signnowonline.net
Thecargotime.com
Theleoideas.com
Thewrongroad.com
Topshowcar.com
Tryfindithere.com
Eiueuiuewi.com
Connectionsupport.org
Helpsupport.biz
Belgrad-noc.org
Avalonassistants.com
Bettertasks.com
Blogsonline.info
Bongblogs.net
Bonglove.net
Eblognow.info
Freeeblog.info
Freespeechblog.info
Freetravelblog.info
Freeymail.info
Kmails.info
Love4net.net
Mailsblog.info
Mailsstore.info
Myeblog.info
Newblogs.info
Sendingmail.info
Smails.info
Smileonline.info
Themails.info
Theymail.info
Adjustedresults.com
Resultscache.com
Deutschenoote.com
Pootervom.com
Gl-transport.com
N-transport.com
Hilary-blog.net
Jacksonstatue.com
Allhdmovies.com
Office-direct.org
Office-exchange.biz
Office-exchange.info
Mybisiness.org
Onlinerentalparadise.com
Kernet.name
Lizazebrova.name
Mksdjhfu.com
Mlhsgdhh.com
Myasjhaa.com
Escrow-ento.com
Shop-n-ship.net
Arbeit-vitrea.com
Careers-at-lexor.com
Careers-at-stendal.com
Careers-at-vitrea.com
Careers-stendal.com
Europe-stendal.com
Hallway-careers.com
Hallway-group-careers.com
Hallway-group-jobs.com
Hallway-jobs.com
Hallway-news.com
Hallway-today.com
Immobilie-vitrea.com
Jobs-at-hallway-group.com
Jobs-at-lexor.com
Jobs-at-stendal.com
Jobs-at-stendalgroup.com
Jobs-lexor.com
Jobs-stendal.com
Karrieren-immobilie-vitrea.com
Karrieren-vitrea.com
Lexor-careers.com
Lexor-consulting.com
Lexor-jobs.com
Lexorsl.com
Lexor-sl.com
Lexor-sl-careers.com
Lexor-sl-consulting.com
News-stendal.com
Stendal-applications.com
Stendalcareers.com
Stendal-careers-now.com
Stendal-careers-today.com
Stendal-consulting.com
Stendal-consulting-group.com
Stendaljobs.com
Stendal-news.com
Stendaltoday.com
Stendal-today.com
Vitrea-arbeit.com
Vitrea-deutchland.eu
Vitrea-estate.eu
Vitreaestate-agent.com
Vitrea-estate-agents.com
Vitreaestatecareers.com
Vitreaestate-europe.com
Vitrea-immobilie.com
Vitrea-immobilie-karrieren.com
Vitreajobs.com
Vitrea-karrieren.com
Vitreanews.com
Vitrea-today.com
Vitrea-uk.com
Careers-at-duolux.com
Careers-at-feonix.com
Careers-at-trilane.com
Careers-kivox.com
Careers-tekset.com
Careers-trilane.com
Duoluxcareers.com
Duolux-careers.com
Duoluxconsulting.com
Duolux-consulting.com
Duoluxjobs.com
Duolux-jobs.com
Feonixcareers.com
Feonix-careers.com
Feonixconsulting.com
Feonix-consulting.com
Feonixjob.com
Feonixjobs.com
Feonix-jobs.com
Job-at-duolux.com
Job-at-feonix.com
Jobs-at-trilane.com
Jobs-kivox.com
Jobs-tekset.com
Jobstrilane.com
Kivox-careers.com
Kivox-company.com
Kivox-consulting.com
Kivox-jobs.com
Kivox-today.com
Tekset-careers.com
Tekset-consulting.com
Tekset-jobs.com
Tekset-news.com
Trilanecareers.com
Trilane-careers.com
Trilaneconsulting.com
Trilane-consulting.com
Trilane-jobs.com
Work-at-duolux.com
Work-at-tekset.com
Cancun-rx.com
Ebaysquaretrade.com
Com-id82115326.net
Dragporno.ru
Megaru.com
Nafani.net
Pop-banner.ru
Watchporno.ru
Xlivetv.ru
Qzzb.ru
Best-freemovie.com
Best-freemovies.com
Dasoundservices.com
Datingprivates.com
Datingteen.net
Datingteenonline.net
Datingwork.com
Freemoviebest.com
Free-moviebest.com
Fremoviesbest.com
Moviebest-free.com
Moviefree-best.com
Moviesbest-free.com
Moviesfree-best.com
Myalternativedating.com
Naebalova.net
Releaseadultsex.com
Releaseating.com
Thefreedating.com
Webalternativedating.com
Webfreeadultsexnet.com
Darkode.com

"Thank you for scheduling your online payment" email leads to malware

The spammers seem to be busy today, using an old trick of embedded a spam in a template lifted from a legitimate business. This particular one is from Chase bank in the US, they key "hook" they use to get people to click is:
Thank you for scheduling your recent credit card payment online. Your ($USD) $117.00 payment will post to your credit card account (CREDIT CARD) on 08/06/2010. 

This seems to be exactly the same attack as used here and here, although in this case the intermediate site had already been cleaned up and the malicious payload could not be delivered.

Best Buy "Thank You, Your Anti-Virus Protection Plan has been renewed" email leads to malware

To prove that the Bad Guys have a sense of humour at least, this fake email claims to be a renewal subscription for Webroot:

From: Best Buy Subscription Software [mailto:noresponse@softwaresubscription.bestbuy.com]
Sent: 06 August 2010 11:23
Subject: Thank You, Your Anti-Virus Protection Plan has been renewed

Dear [victim]

Your Webroot Spysweeper with AntiVirus Product Protection Plan has been successfully renewed and charged to the credit card you have on file with us. With this automatic renewal, you will continue to have uninterrupted anti-virus software protection on your PC for another year plus these great benefits:

òÀâ Best in Class Security Software
òÀâ No hassle automatic renewals makes sure that you will never go unprotected
òÀâ Receive all version updates free of charge
òÀâ Cancel at any time and received a refund for any unused months of protection
òÀâ Simple Customer Support, Call 1-888-BESTBUY with any questions

-------------------------------------------------------------
Here are the details of your renewed Protection Plan:
-------------------------------------------------------------
Product: Webroot Spysweeper with AntiVirus Product
Protection Plan: Annual
Best Buy Serial Number: WBR00AV000044180817
Transaction Date: 7/19/2010
Renewal Price: $43.54


If you have any questions about your protection plan or your recent renewal, please contact our Customer Support Team at 1-888-BESTBUY (1-888-237-8289), and ask for the Subscription Software Team.

Thank you again for your business, and being a Best Buy Customer.

Sincerely,

Best Buy Stores, L.P.
ddd

Payload and approach seem to be exactly the same as this one, with a Bredolab dropper. Again, it routes through yummyeyes.ru and you should look for the same log entries of .ru:8080 and /x.html to make sure you are clean.

In this case the intermediate step is a hacked site at peninsula.co.nz/x.html but it probably varies.

If you are not in the US, then blocking bestbuy.com at your mail perimeter will do no harm.

"Thanks for planning your event with Evite" mail leads to malware

We're seeing a batch of fake emails "from" Evite [info@mailva.evite.com] with the subject "Thanks for planning your event with Evite"

Hi [victim],
Did you and your guests take photos at your event:
Curt's 30th Birthday!?
Click the button below to create an email asking your guests to share their photos.

Or click the button below to upload your own photos.


The link in the email leads to a hacked site (so far beroemdnaakt.net/x.html and www.myadexpert.org/x.html) but these are just intermediate steps, the payload site is at yummyeyes.ru:8080/index.php?pid=10 which then tries to download a poorly detected version of the Bredolab trojan.

yummyeyes.ru is multihomed on the OVH network:
188.165.95.133
188.165.192.106
188.165.212.54
91.121.108.61
91.121.122.81

Best bet is to block evite.com at your mail gateway, block yummyeyes.ru and monitor your outbound web logs files for hits to .ru:8080 and /x.html.

Thursday, 5 August 2010

"Shifflett Martin Stores" scam

As far as I can tell, there is no such company as "Shifflett Martin Stores", although there may be legitimate companies with a similar name, but this particular  job offer is a fraud.

From the insistence that potential employees / victims have a bank account with either Wells Fargo or Wachovia indicates that they will probably be accepting wire transfers from bank accounts where the password has been stolen (because transfers between accounts in the same bank are usually immediate).

From: Ceaser <marrrtttiii@yahoo.com>
Reply-To: gapstarrrss11@aol.com
Date: 5 August 2010 07:29
Subject: Help Wanted

 I am  Ceaser Martin, owner of Shifflett Martin Stores  I seek an online virtual assistant to accept payments on my behalf in the United States of America. Requirements  **Applicants must have a Wells Fargo or Wachovia bank account*** You are also eligible to apply if you can open a new Wells Fargo or Wachovia account. Great pay (15% of each payment processed), flexible and will not affect your present employment. Interested and meet the requirements? Send Full Names, Address, Direct Telephone Number and email address to gapstarrrss11@aol.com

Originating IP is 80.8.199.189, an open proxy in Réunion of all places.

Wednesday, 4 August 2010

"Anatomy Of An Attempted Malware Scam"

If you work in IT Security then malicious ads are a regular pain in the backside.. and you probably wonder why "reputable" ad networks get talked into running them. This article is possibly the best thing I have read on the problem, written from the ad network's point of view. It seems the Bad Guys do go to extraordinary lengths to try to look genuine, but sometimes the simplest checks can reveal that they are not what they seem.

Hat Tip