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Thursday, 4 April 2013

"Bill Me Later" spam / PP_BillMeLater_Receipe04032013_4283422.zip

This fake "Bill Me Later" spam comes with a malicious attachment:

Date:      Wed, 3 Apr 2013 21:42:52 +0600 [04/03/13 11:42:52 EDT]
From:      Bill Me Later [notification@billmelater.com]
Subject:      Thank you for scheduling a payment to Bill Me Later

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Your Bill Me Later� statement is now available!

Dear Customer,

Thank you for making a payment online! We've received your
Bill Me Later® payment of $1644.03 and have applied it to your account.

For more details please check attached file : PP_BillMeLater_Receipe04032013_4283422.zip

Here are the details:

Your Bill Me Later Account Number Ending in: 0014

You Paid: $1644.03

Your Payment Date*: 04/03/2013

Your Payment Confirmation Number: 228646660603545001

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There is an attachment called PP_BillMeLater_Receipe04032013_4283422.zip which contains an executable file PP_BillMeLater_Receipe_04032013.exe (note that the date is encoded into the filename) which currently has a VirusTotal detection rate of just 26/46. The executable is resistant to automated analysis tools but has the following fingerprint:
MD5: c93bd092c1e62e9401275289f25b4003
SHA256: ae5af565c75b334535d7d7c1594846305550723c54bf2ae77290784301b2ac29

Blocking EXE-in-ZIP files at your perimeter is an effective way of dealing with this threat, assuming you have the technology to do it.

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