Date: 23 December 2014 at 09:12
Subject: Remittance Advice -DPRC93
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The reference in the subject varies, and the name of the attachment always matches (so in this case DPRC93.xls). There are in fact three different versions of the document, all of which have a malicious macro. At the moment, this is poorly-detected by AV vendors    .
If you read this blog regularly then you might have seen me mention these attacks many times before, and most of these have a familiar pattern. However, the macro has now changed completely, as it now loads some of the data from the Excel spreadsheet itself.
The macro itself looks like this [pastebin] and as far as I can tell from it, it loads some data from the Excel spreadsheet and puts it into a file %TEMP%\windows.vbs. So far I have seen four different scripts     which download a component from one of the following locations:
It appears that this email is downloaded as test.exe and is then saved as %TEMP%\servics.exe.
The ThreatExpert report shows traffic to the following:
126.96.36.199 (PE "Filipets Igor Victorovych", Ukraine)
188.8.131.52 (Denes Balazs / HostEurope, Germany)
184.108.40.206 (PlusServer AG, Germany)
VirusTotal indicates a detection rate of just 3/54, and identifies it as Dridex.
Note that there are two IPs acting as downloaders in the 220.127.116.11/24 range (MWTV, Latvia). It may be that you would also want to block that range as well.