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Wednesday 15 January 2014

Staples "Your order is awaiting verification!" spam

This fake Staples spam has a malicious attachment:

Date:      Wed, 15 Jan 2014 15:40:44 +0800 [02:40:44 EST]
From:      Staples Advantage Orders [Order@staplesadvantage.com]
Subject:      Your order is awaiting verification!
Order Status: Awaiting verification
Order #: 5079728
Your order has been submitted and is awaiting verification from you.
Order #:     5079728
Order Date and Eastern Time:     2/19/2013 12:28 PM
Order Total:     $152.46
This is potentially due to missing or invalid order or payment information. If you receive this status message, please call Customer Service immediately for assistance.
For Staples Advantage Support, call 1-800-633-6080 or email Support@staplesadvantage.com.
Attached is a ZIP file Order_5079728.zip which in turn contains a malicious executable  Order_{_partorderb}.exe which has a VirusTotal detection rate of 23/47.  The Malwr report is pretty inconclusive, so presumably the binary is hardened against automated analysis tools.

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