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Thursday, 18 February 2016

Malware spam: "Payment" / Laurence Cottle [lcottle60@gmail.com]

This very widespread spam run comes with a malicious attachment which drops the Locky ransomware. Note that the email address has a random number appeneded to it

From:    Laurence Cottle [lcottle60@gmail.com]
Date:    18 February 2016 at 13:35
Subject:    Payment

Hi

Any chance of getting this invoice paid, please?

Many thanks

Laurence

Attached is a file unnamed document.docm which comes in several different versions.

Third-party analysis (thank you!) reveals that there are download locations at:

acilkiyafetgulertekstil.com/system/logs/7647gd7b43f43.exe
alkofuror.com/system/engine/7647gd7b43f43.exe
merichome.com/system/logs/7647gd7b43f43.exe
organichorsesupplements.co.uk/system/logs/7647gd7b43f43.exe
shop.zoomyoo.com/image/templates/7647gd7b43f43.exe
tutikutyu.hu/system/logs/7647gd7b43f43.exe
vipkalyan.com.ua/system/logs/7647gd7b43f43.exe

This dropped a malicious binary with a detection rate of 3/55, since updated to one with a detection rate of 4/55.

MD5s:
a40d4d655cd638e7d52f7a6cdedc5a8e  
9f622033cfe7234645c3c2d922ed5279

The malware phones home to:

195.154.241.208/main.php
46.4.239.76/main.php
94.242.57.45/main.php
kqlxtqptsmys.in/main.php
cgavqeodnop.it/main.php
pvwinlrmwvccuo.eu/main.php
dltvwp.it/main.php
uxvvm.us/main.php
wblejsfob.pw/main.php


Out of those, the most supect IPs are:

195.154.241.208 (Iliad / Online S.A.S., FR)
46.4.239.76 (myidealhost.com / Hetzner, DE)
94.242.57.45 (Vstoike.com / Fishnet Communications, RU)
69.195.129.70 (Joes Datacenter LLC, US)


Recommended blocklist:
195.154.241.208
46.4.239.76
94.242.57.45
69.195.129.70



4 comments:

Elizabeth Stapel said...

I just discovered this e-mail in my Mailwasher display. Thank you for confirming that this is malware.

PepGiraffe said...

Thank you! I just got this as well and since I sometimes pay invoices....

Dear Debbie said...

What do I do if I opened the attachment on my iphone? Thanks for any help you can give.

Jill Julien-Winfield said...

Thanks for this notification, I am deleting the email from my inbox right now!