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Thursday 6 June 2013

USPS spam / USPS_Label_861337597092.zip

This fake USPS spam contains a malicious attachment:

Date:      Thu, 6 Jun 2013 10:43:56 -0500 [11:43:56 EDT]
From:      USPS Express Services [service-notification@usps.com]
Subject:      USPS - Your package is available for pickup ( Parcel 861337597092 )

Postal Notification,

We attempted to deliver your item at 6 Jun 2013.
Courier service could not make the delivery of your parcel.
Status Deny / Invalid ZIP Code.

If the package is not scheduled for redelivery or picked up within 48 hours, it will be returned to the sender.

Label/Receipt Number: 861337597092
Expected Delivery Date: Jun 6, 2013
Class: Package Services
Service(s): Delivery Confirmation
Status: eNotification sent

For mode details and shipping label please see the attached file.

Print this label to get this package at our post office.

Thank you,
© 2013 Copyright© 2013 USPS. All Rights Reserved.

*** This is an automatically generated email, please do not reply ***

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There is an attachment called USPS_Label_861337597092.zip which in turn contains a malicious executable file USPS_Label_06062013.exe (note the date is encoded into the filename). VirusTotal results for this are 18/47.

The Comodo CAMAS report shows an attempt to download more components from michaelscigarbar.net on (Jolly Works Hosting, Philippines.. rented from Secured Servers in the US). URLquery shows a very large amount of malware activity on that IP, mostly apparently running on legitimate hacked domains. You should probably treat all of the following domains as hostile:

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