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Thursday, 26 April 2012

Facebook spam / bioldrugstore.com

This fake Facebook spam leads to a fake pharma site, but it could easily be adapted for malware.

Date:      Thu, 26 Apr 2012 09:33:46 -0700
From:      "Facebook" [notification+xxxxxxxxxxx@facebookemail.com]
Subject:      Welcome back to Facebook

Hello,

The Facebook account associated with xxxxxxxxxxx was recently reactivated.

If you were not the one who reactivated this account, please visit our Help Center to cancel the request.

http://www.facebook.com/help/?topic=security

Thanks,
The Facebook Team

The payload is a pharma site at bioldrugstore.com hosted on 61.132.200.24 and 111.123.180.9 in China (two IPs that are full of fake pharma stores) and 213.162.209.177 in Spain.

This type of spam run can easily be adapted for malware, so keep an eye out for unexpected Facebook notifications.

Wednesday, 25 April 2012

Facebook spam / 216.119.142.235

Some fake Facebook spam leading to malware, this time on 216.119.142.235.

Date:      Wed, 25 Apr 2012 05:48:16 +0200
From:      Facebook [notification+n6vn0x357cp5@facebookmail.com]
Subject:      CARMELLA OSBORN wants to be friends on Facebook.

facebook
CARMELLA OSBORN wants to be friends with you on Facebook.
   
CARMELLA OSBORN

Confirm Friend Request
   
See All Requests
This message was sent to xxxxxxxxxxxx. If you don't want to receive these emails from Facebook in the future or have your email address used for friend suggestions, please click: unsubscribe.

Facebook, Inc. Attention: Department 415 P.O Box 10005 Palo Alto CA 94303  

The malicious payload can be found on 216.119.142.235/showthread.php?t=34c79594e8b8ac0f (report here) hosted by A2 Hosting in the US.

Something evil on 85.17.222.80, lpicture.info and ghjvodka.info

Some sites appear to have been hit by a sophisticated multi-part injection attack that triggers only once per IP (so difficult to track down).

There are two injected elements, one is a .in site hosted on 85.17.222.80 [Leaseweb, Netherlands] which could be one of the following:

sds.vaselisa.in
dds.kiriloid.in
drf.yerevano.in
sddr.margarit.in
cd.fancyclu.in

There's a pretty inconclusive Wepawet report here but be assured that these domains have a malicious payload.

The second injection is a reference to lpicture.info which is hosted on 95.168.173.151, this is a Leasweb Germany IP address suballocated to inferno.name who appear to be a Serbian firm fronted in the UK. I strongly recommend blocking all their IP ranges (listed here) if you can. lpicture.info merely forwards to a malicious payload on ghjvodka.info (report here) and that in turn is listed on 37.59.198.55 (OVH, France) along with some other suspect looking sites that lead be to conclude that this IP address is worth blocking too:

ns2.deftheory.org
abcvodka.info
defvodka.info
ghjvodka.info
abcfree.info
ns1.abcfree.info
deffree.info
ghjfree.info
ns1.ghjfree.info
klmfree.info
opqfree.info
ns1.opqfree.info
rstfree.info
uvwfree.info
ns1.uvwfree.info
xyzfree.info
ns1.xyzfree.info
deflocal.info
ns1.deflocal.info
ghjlocal.info
klmlocal.info
noplocal.info
ghjseat.info
klmseat.info
ns1.klmseat.info

This malware seems to be quite good at avoid analysis. But if you can block these IPs then I strongly recommend that you block them.

Something evil on 82.211.45.81 and 82.211.45.82

82.211.45.81 (Accelerated IT Services GmbH, Germany) is another server with a bunch of subdomains of hacked GoDaddy accounts, apparently being used to deliver payloads from other sites that have a hacked .htaccess file.

82.211.45.0/24 doesn't appear to host anything at all apart from these malicious sites and is a good candidate to block.

The hacked GoDaddy accounts have been set to point everything except www. to the server on 82.211.45.81. Hacked domains on this server appear to be:

revolution-clan.com
banknewsdirectories.com
psychicwireless.com
greenbankingemagazine.com
greenbankingemag.com

Many of these hijacked domains are registered to:

   BankNews Publications
   5115 Roe Blvd, Ste 200
   Shawnee Mission, Kansas 66205
   United States

It appears that BankNews Publications have lost control of their GoDaddy account.

82.211.45.81 will actually resolve for any subdomain at all for these hacked domains, but these are a sample of malicious subdomains hosted on this server:

jiqjmiglxjmedma.greenbankingemagazine.com
xihjpxpomxfjra.greenbankingemagazine.com
eqokikmxjmivxhb.greenbankingemagazine.com
xhfbjaimtcxmymb.greenbankingemagazine.com
hrxjxmesskisnxb.greenbankingemagazine.com
icmiiycxxfmevhxdc.greenbankingemagazine.com
imliismmsfdxtld.greenbankingemagazine.com
iayxdmbrqsmue.greenbankingemagazine.com
frbiptiuimxsmwe.greenbankingemagazine.com
xhbixmhmmipxsnkye.greenbankingemagazine.com
ibimuijzrxqlgmf.greenbankingemagazine.com
eimxgjruxpf.greenbankingemagazine.com
xgbgpuicyxmcsf.greenbankingemagazine.com
ixmfisqirydauf.greenbankingemagazine.com
bmnufhoixlg.greenbankingemagazine.com
hqvqbwmqqimxxmg.greenbankingemagazine.com
axvsiqiyminyug.greenbankingemagazine.com
gfmeivxnpiizfh.greenbankingemagazine.com
cxvrqiorimxgh.greenbankingemagazine.com
emkksximxuwiglh.greenbankingemagazine.com
mxmgohioxwexnyh.greenbankingemagazine.com
ijxeowhxemiumuij.greenbankingemagazine.com
gizhpirtxlmxmmkrj.greenbankingemagazine.com
exvmxopmispfwj.greenbankingemagazine.com
jmisxvxyxkymymsk.greenbankingemagazine.com
mipboqmkhxk.greenbankingemagazine.com
hlxgpiwhmemkmxk.greenbankingemagazine.com
gnmmbuoikxphiml.greenbankingemagazine.com
wehherixammvmsl.greenbankingemagazine.com
mxesvvmjvrmipixl.greenbankingemagazine.com
gmxsgedclvimin.greenbankingemagazine.com
mhvhfxixmauoun.greenbankingemagazine.com
xmltmwnixunvjo.greenbankingemagazine.com
xiegvmslxpqxiicp.greenbankingemagazine.com
miexxiivpfrcstmp.greenbankingemagazine.com
ixxevkmeipurmnp.greenbankingemagazine.com
emhxxjikflnimyp.greenbankingemagazine.com
ixicqgodvmisgq.greenbankingemagazine.com
gxcoximiwdidyjhq.greenbankingemagazine.com
exhymgkixnilbr.greenbankingemagazine.com
gcjnigxxmgvkir.greenbankingemagazine.com
hbjpmjfwmvidmxir.greenbankingemagazine.com
xeftvrmijbjr.greenbankingemagazine.com
imgximffxnzhhemr.greenbankingemagazine.com
cqimhvmrxrmbnr.greenbankingemagazine.com
xifmcxfairyuymt.greenbankingemagazine.com
mxhlieitefmkpt.greenbankingemagazine.com
xmfxiignkgefzlu.greenbankingemagazine.com
mmfimxggguihjxyu.greenbankingemagazine.com
thiqxxtgisqobmiv.greenbankingemagazine.com
dmxinxeoesimxivmjpv.greenbankingemagazine.com
foxfqgqaimkrv.greenbankingemagazine.com
mcbhxyxnikwrhw.greenbankingemagazine.com
bjetxchegicmiy.greenbankingemagazine.com
xfxpizijvmmsrqiy.greenbankingemagazine.com
gxrimhyukcxmiujy.greenbankingemagazine.com
mhmxjnpincxqly.greenbankingemagazine.com
iesqabdoumximz.greenbankingemagazine.com
ihmmlxgpyykvmz.greenbankingemagazine.com
hncrpmvdxibixmxa.greenbankingemag.com
cjkximmyjmgixvbza.greenbankingemag.com
himrnxxzwoiumza.greenbankingemag.com
gumiivcoiexfvmc.greenbankingemag.com
iihxmxrlyizympzc.greenbankingemag.com
mgifxrmvjmid.greenbankingemag.com
fimbigxycwibfme.greenbankingemag.com
hrxijizjivtjcmf.greenbankingemag.com
mmgobixyixhemqyig.greenbankingemag.com
lkqjimmimxgng.greenbankingemag.com
gsnxmimxixfsqihymkh.greenbankingemag.com
bjaxieuamimvxvph.greenbankingemag.com
mesxxlhiosh.greenbankingemag.com
ihjuxbmfkxznixh.greenbankingemag.com
mfhkcifavyxxh.greenbankingemag.com
hsmxmmndvxigxsidij.greenbankingemag.com
zsmbdqvbimbxrik.greenbankingemag.com
jxumeqpvhipixk.greenbankingemag.com
jyzxmxktxipl.greenbankingemag.com
mhupgmtgixkbn.greenbankingemag.com
zexrmixhxqvtsrin.greenbankingemag.com
goxixmggdxrdmpn.greenbankingemag.com
meirqvmmxjjxqkio.greenbankingemag.com
hirqrexuxixadmo.greenbankingemag.com
bxlfiszdqdxmixrip.greenbankingemag.com
hqucyipjmoxmp.greenbankingemag.com
ixhrhjmvllifxgmr.greenbankingemag.com
alvpvmboxixgsu.greenbankingemag.com
immhrnjpomieijxu.greenbankingemag.com
eailofxsmlwxaw.greenbankingemag.com
hrbfigxmkgy.greenbankingemag.com
mihskdifqfnxmcxy.greenbankingemag.com
mehjuxipsnbib.revolution-clan.com
hmjujigmkxfgxb.revolution-clan.com
gxqemihgmxfmtec.revolution-clan.com
mailbfhqcxqnc.revolution-clan.com
hxlilulrxmmqvc.revolution-clan.com
xeiaocohgixjme.revolution-clan.com
ltmxmjpxrmopioe.revolution-clan.com
idbkkgmjxymkipf.revolution-clan.com
cixvitmkguocxf.revolution-clan.com
hxpmvviqqpixiag.revolution-clan.com
fmxrxvmwimnzhiyig.revolution-clan.com
mfaoodswxixiekxg.revolution-clan.com
fmexxnnuiqihmfh.revolution-clan.com
imgjoxmrutfihj.revolution-clan.com
caxilhipuqumhmj.revolution-clan.com
igrjonnqgxximximj.revolution-clan.com
zkziwmijjxhobxmj.revolution-clan.com
mxwyxspkzbjmipk.revolution-clan.com
hxtsvxvtifmvirk.revolution-clan.com
gmsixlmqohxxql.revolution-clan.com
mhsjwmiehbxpiln.revolution-clan.com
emhinyyybqfxo.revolution-clan.com
jsxkmlxbxjreiq.revolution-clan.com
mmjvxexmyiravxnq.revolution-clan.com
xxacnrzimihhxayq.revolution-clan.com
xfhioimkynmltfs.revolution-clan.com
gebdxeivxhmls.revolution-clan.com
amibxpmvxjizqmvht.revolution-clan.com
igevqsxmnxqdmiit.revolution-clan.com
hmxjmiiugnxrhou.revolution-clan.com
meiqpqixrhamxzu.revolution-clan.com
hpiixmflehmmv.revolution-clan.com
xamiyicvhlxmiuov.revolution-clan.com
bshmmvxmvngixv.revolution-clan.com
ximxelmimdariya.banknewsdirectories.com
xihreeumnkkb.banknewsdirectories.com
xfgngivmpinmlb.banknewsdirectories.com
hxmrvtgfivivb.banknewsdirectories.com
eipcnxptdmximc.banknewsdirectories.com
mfrixougkoixmoc.banknewsdirectories.com
lxiqxmckvfe.banknewsdirectories.com
mfimgoexrmxkrliie.banknewsdirectories.com
epijmmqfqorxie.banknewsdirectories.com
fiihgxgeexmdvxme.banknewsdirectories.com
hzdxvktqcimxe.banknewsdirectories.com
fihlysaiajxmf.banknewsdirectories.com
cyismxdeixorrf.banknewsdirectories.com
gmsvijiqpxuxxmsrf.banknewsdirectories.com
migsoowwmrbxf.banknewsdirectories.com
wvixxyqemxf.banknewsdirectories.com
ijraqaymmmixbg.banknewsdirectories.com
migydrxjietrmg.banknewsdirectories.com
maxmiuxynjuiyg.banknewsdirectories.com
gifkkxiejimeah.banknewsdirectories.com
hqymxltxxiymztk.banknewsdirectories.com
lrmbkemoxpumil.banknewsdirectories.com
lmruitlmoxbbxil.banknewsdirectories.com
fievxumflwumnl.banknewsdirectories.com
mgeooxipnimpwl.banknewsdirectories.com
mgsrbgnnmiinixxl.banknewsdirectories.com
ibxevkxnkxvmnyl.banknewsdirectories.com
grmxbxximpomilfizl.banknewsdirectories.com
ihvmqxxmixkmgnqbn.banknewsdirectories.com
eymmnmzoihxnhxn.banknewsdirectories.com
mhpmiyrpciixvmko.banknewsdirectories.com
glxlzxkimizkmilmo.banknewsdirectories.com
xcjuvlmimisuklxo.banknewsdirectories.com
ihqxkiompoixqjp.banknewsdirectories.com
ijpixxmxwokpcipp.banknewsdirectories.com
gqveemmjoiexp.banknewsdirectories.com
fepxmehilsxkgq.banknewsdirectories.com
hpmiuvdxdimiuxbr.banknewsdirectories.com
grprpxmvrmoimr.banknewsdirectories.com
mxomwibexks.banknewsdirectories.com
hxipmtiaxyslxlms.banknewsdirectories.com
xihxjolxstjmits.banknewsdirectories.com
emkkdxmxykfiys.banknewsdirectories.com
maxfvubvisqmmbt.banknewsdirectories.com
eemimqmfgnilsxiju.banknewsdirectories.com
jiswfixzydxmkxv.banknewsdirectories.com
gitxipmcmhbuxmsw.banknewsdirectories.com
imhomjflumixysw.banknewsdirectories.com
icfrmirfynxmay.banknewsdirectories.com
cxiajrmuxugmrhy.banknewsdirectories.com
amlxxkbselyoiy.banknewsdirectories.com
fbomuvlimcjbxxiy.banknewsdirectories.com
hmxoigtxrnifmikmy.banknewsdirectories.com
ifmunqxvmorsa.psychicwireless.com
ibjcxymktdqnmximb.psychicwireless.com
hlliwutmbxmxvb.psychicwireless.com
jbximmiskbxamxqec.psychicwireless.com
xjiaursmvcoixc.psychicwireless.com
idkifjufidxmjfe.psychicwireless.com
idkmrxqkposxtme.psychicwireless.com
efqfxnqjeismif.psychicwireless.com
xxhalhimsxhisvoif.psychicwireless.com
xfmsoppgmijwmxif.psychicwireless.com
frmnxukmcaixlf.psychicwireless.com
hihhxeumtmkamf.psychicwireless.com
bpmxkieeehxyxf.psychicwireless.com
xiihcjhrmoxfndg.psychicwireless.com
xhmmgrkvoqvig.psychicwireless.com
mhrmmxxndxiknntg.psychicwireless.com
xixgvjvlqymwxg.psychicwireless.com
mixxbmvzlhksmzg.psychicwireless.com
imhxbgqgmvgyxidh.psychicwireless.com
ieirocexviomeh.psychicwireless.com
xftiimyeksmrmxaj.psychicwireless.com
xaltixqgmegqhj.psychicwireless.com

Update: it seems that  the adjacent IP, 82.211.45.82, is also hosting a similar set of malicious sites.

xmwyrwhkqlhpm.magasinez-en-vrac.com
fmyyxxhgthyr.magasinez-en-vrac.com
hfiuqgcixyoy.magasinez-en-vrac.com
wqkxgkpxxmiukyr.cashbackdevil.com
fixolsmhiahjs.cashbackdevil.com

Tuesday, 24 April 2012

LinkedIn Spam / leckrefotzen.net

Oh my. Yet another LinkedIn spam run..

Date:      Tue, 24 Apr 2012 16:31:34 -0300
From:      "Russ Connor" [enviousnessi07@linkedin.com]
Subject:      LinkedIn Reminder


LinkedIn
REMINDERS

Invitation notifications:
? From Chaney Cameron (Your Colleague)


PENDING MESSAGES

? There are a total of 3 messages awaiting your response. Visit your InBox now.

Don't want to receive email notifications? Adjust your message settings.

LinkedIn values your privacy. At no time has LinkedIn made your email address available to any other LinkedIn user without your permission. � 2010, LinkedIn Corporation.

The link in the message goes to a malware site at leckrefotzen.net/main.php?page=b7ff54d52bf8dd24 (report here) hosted on the familiar IP address of 41.64.21.71 in Egypt. Blocking this IP address would be an excellent idea. Or you could just block linkedin.com emails altogether which would be no great loss either.

nikjju.com injection attack in progress

The ISC is warning of an injection attack using the domain nikjju.com. The WHOIS details of this domain are very familiar:

Registrant Contact:
   JamesNorthone
   James Northone jamesnorthone@hotmailbox.com
   +1.5168222749 fax: +1.5168222749
   128 Lynn Court
   Plainview NY 11803
   us

The hotmailbox.com domain is a sign of evil, and these are likely to be the "LizaMoon" crew who have been very active over the past couple of years. nikjju.com is hosted on 31.210.100.242 (INTER NET BILGISAYAR LTD STI, Turkey although blocking the domain will help as well because these malicious sites tend to be highly mobile.

Myspace spam / newprescriptionmedical.com

This spam leads to a fake pharmacy on newprescriptionmedical.com, but it could be easily adapted for malware.

Date:      Tue, 24 Apr 2012 20:13:58 -0700
From:      "Myspace" [noreply@message.myspace.com]
Subject:      Account Cancellation

myspace

Your request to cancel your Myspace account has been received.

You must follow this link to complete or cancel your request.

You will receive an email shortly with instructions for confirming that you wish to cancel.
Thank you for using Myspace!

The Myspace Team
http://www.myspace.com

Have questions? Visit our help page. Myspace, 8391 Beverly Blvd, #349, Los Angeles, CA 90048.
� Myspace Inc. All Rights Reserved.


newprescriptionmedical.com is hosted on 95.168.193.182 (Supernetwork, Czech Republic) along with a bunch of other fake pharma sites and is worth blocking.

US Airways Spam / 208.117.43.8

Another US Airways spam run, leading to malware on 208.117.43.8 (as with this Pizza spam campaign).

Date:      Tue, 24 Apr 2012 20:12:38 +0700
From:      "US Airways - Reservations" [reservations@myusairways.com]
Subject:      Please confirm your US Airways online registration.
   
You can check in from 24 hours and up to 60 minutes before your flight (2 hours if you're flying abroad). After that, all you have to do is print your boarding pass and head to the gate.

Confirmation code: 749251

Check-in online: Online reservation details



   
Flight

6138    
Departure city and time

Washington, DC (DCA) 10:00PM

Depart date: 4/5/2012    



We are committed to protecting your privacy. Your information is kept private and confidential. For information about our privacy policy visit usairways.com.

US Airways, 111 W. Rio Salado Pkwy, Tempe, AZ 85281 , Copyright US Airways , All rights reserved.

====================

Some other subjects include:
Confirm your US airways online reservation.
US Airways online check-in confirmation.


The malicious payload is on 208.117.43.8/showthread.php?t=73a07bcb51f4be71(report here). Blocking this IP would probably be a good idea.

Pizza spam / 208.117.43.8

Another Pizza spam leading to malware:

Date:      Tue, 24 Apr 2012 02:21:42 +0800
From:      "ORSO`s Pizzeria"
Subject:      Re: Fwd: Order confirmation 93278

You've just ordered pizza from our site

Pizza Ultimate Cheese Lover's with extras:
- Ham
- Italian Sausage
- Chicken
- Black Olives
- Green Peppers
- Pineapple
- Easy On Cheese
- Extra Sauce
Pizza Italian Trio with extras:
- Italian Sausage
- Pork
- Chicken
- Diced Tomatoes
- Black Olives
- Easy On Cheese
- Easy On Sauce
Pizza Spicy Sicilian with extras:
- Italian Sausage
- Pork
- Diced Tomatoes
- Onions
- Jalapenos
- Easy On Cheese
- No Sauce
Pizza Meat Lover's with extras:
- Italian Sausage
- Black Olives
- Black Olives
- Black Olives
- No Cheese
- Easy On Sauce
Pizza Triple Meat Italiano with extras:
- Ham
- Beef
- Black Olives
- No Cheese
- Easy On Sauce
Pizza Ultimate Cheese Lover's with extras:
- Italian Sausage
- Pepperoni
- Onions
- Onions
- No Cheese
- Easy On Sauce
Drinks
- Carling x 3
- Hancock x 3
- Dr. Pepper x 4
Total Due:    131.51$



If you haven't made the order and it's a fraud case, please follow the link and cancel the order.
CANCEL ORDER NOW!


If you don't do that shortly, the order will be confirmed and delivered to you.


With Respect
ORSO`s Pizzeria
The malware is hosted on 208.117.43.8/showthread.php?t=34c79594e8b8ac0f (report here) hosted by Steadfast Networks in the US. There's also an attempted download of an executable from electrosa.com/8zvW2XE.exe on 188.40.0.195 (Hetzner, South Africa) although this looks like a legitimate hacked site.

Monday, 23 April 2012

"Scan from a HP ScanJet" spam / 199.15.252.136

Another fake printer spam leading to malware..

From:     CheyanneDelasancha@hotmail.com
Date:     23 April 2012 13:18
Subject:     Re: Fwd: Scan from a HP ScanJet #352369989

A document was scanned and sent to you using a Hewlett-Packard QJet 8125331KSent to you by: CAMERON
Pages : 9
Filetype(s): Images (.jpeg)  Download

Location: MSK.3FL.
Device: DEV674O1JF7863855Mailprint: 1169d03a-fe6923a5                                     =

A document was scanned and sent to you using a Hewlett-Packard QJet 8125331K


Sent to you by: CAMERON
Pages : 9
Filetype(s): Images (.jpeg) Download

Location: MSK.3FL.
Device: DEV674O1JF7863855



Mailprint: 1169d03a-fe6923a5 

The malicious payload is on 199.15.252.136/showthread.php?t=34c79594e8b8ac0f (report here) hosted by Electric Postage in the US.

Ning "Sign in Issue" spam / mycanadarx.com

This fake email from Ning (whatever that is) leads to a fake pharmacy site on mycanadarx.com, but it could easily be adapted for malware.

From: Ning Help Center [mailto:helpcenter@ning.com]
Sent: 23 April 2012 17:22
Subject: Sign In Issue

Hello!
Thanks for contacting us. We're writing to let you know we've received your message.
We strive to respond to tickets about issues as quickly as possible.
To provide us with additional details or updates, you can simply Login to Your Account.
Please be sure to leave the subject and body of this email in place. If you are able to resolve the issue, please let us know!
Many common issues are explained in http://help.ning.com/?faq=3800.
Thanks again!
The Ning Team
Summary:
ref:_00D80cCLt._50040JSbrh:ref
mycanadarx.com is hosted on 95.168.193.182 in the Czech Republic with a whole load of other fake pharma sites.

"Welcome to LiveJournal" spam / dietpharmacyeat.com

This "LiveJournal" spam actually leads to a fake pharma site, but it could be adapted easily to deliver malware:

Date:      Sun, 22 Apr 2012 04:21:28 +0000
From:      "LiveJournal.com" [do-not-reply@livejournal.com]
Subject:      Welcome to LiveJournal

Congratulations! Thanks for creating a new journal at LiveJournal!

Please click here to complete validation and set your primary email*

(If you are unable to click on the link, copy and paste code into your browser window.)

Code: 33416121.5p9rmuuyqvzp7tw

All the best,

The LiveJournal Team

http://www.livejournal.com/

* About your primary email address: Your first validated email address (also known as primary email) is the only way to confirm that you own the journal, so please use only your most secure email address. If you chose a less secure address in the process of registration, we recommend that you change it and confirm your new address.

In this case, the fake pharma site is dietpharmacyeat.com. Always check the link carefully before clicking on this type of email, it might not be as it seems.

"MediaWiki Mail" Spam / carewelhealth.com

A novel spam, in this case leading to a fake pharmacy on carewelhealth.com.. but it could just as easily be malware.

Date:      Sun, 22 Apr 2012 16:09:12 +0000
From:      MediaWiki Mail [wiki@wikimedia.org]
Subject:      Account details on Wikipedia

Wikipedia

Someone (probably you, from IP address 105.191.258.285) requested a reminder of your account details for Wikipedia. The following user account is associated with this e-mail address: xxxxxxxxxxx

This reminder will expire in 7 days.
If you didn't initiate the request on Wikipedia, feel free to cancel this message and uncheck the "Reminder" checkbox in your account.

Thanks, and once again Welcome!
http://en.wikipedia.org

Of course, the IP address of 105.191.258.285 is invalid, but most people probably won't be looking too closely. Keep an eye out for this type of spam. it might well lead to something nastier than a fake Viagra merchant.

I love this..

St George's Day and the 30th Anniversary of the ZX Spectrum.. Google have managed to combine both into one logo.. I love it!

Friday, 20 April 2012

NACHA Spam / 85.25.189.174

Another NACHA spam, leading to malware on 85.25.189.174:

From:     CarleySpan@hotmail.com
Date:     19 April 2012 21:25
Subject:     Your ACH transaction N73848938

The ACH credit transfer, initiated from your checking acc., was canceled by the other financial institution.

Canceled transaction:

Transaction ID: A7635857812UA
ACH Report: View

LINDSEY Zimmerman
NACHA - The Electronic Payment Association 


The malicious payload is on 85.25.189.174/showthread.php?t=34c79594e8b8ac0f hosted by Intergenia / PlusServer in Germany. Avoid.

New Blogger interface: It's all too horrible to contemplate.

If you use Blogger, you'll know that it has a new interface. It's horrible. OK, the old interface was horrible but usable at the same time. This is just horrible, with the familiar looking elements seeming sprinkled at random over the new interface.

There are a lot of companies at the moment doing a similar thing.. making over their tried and tested (but tired) old software interfaces and coming up with something pastel-ly and awful. Or perhaps I'm just a Luddite?


Update: you can share your feedback on the Blogger forum which is full of similar complaints.

LinkedIn spam / mysalepharmacy.com

Here's a very convincing looking LinkedIn spam:

From: messages-noreply@bounce.linkedin.com [mailto:messages-noreply@bounce.linkedin.com] On Behalf Of LinkedIn Email Confirmation
Sent: 20 April 2012 09:54
Subject: Please confirm your email address

LinkedIn
Click here to confirm your email address.
If the above link does not work, you can paste the following address into your browser:
https://www.linkedin.com/e/vAIspiNMa9UrLxwLy8OkxtE3ZZ5hfZkRMg0f2bmzDWANi
You will be asked to log into your account to confirm this email address. Be sure to log in with your current primary email address.
We ask you to confirm your email address before sending invitations or requesting contacts at LinkedIn. You can have several email addresses, but one will need to be confirmed at all times to use the system.
If you have more than one email address, you can choose one to be your primary email address. This is the address you will log in with, and the address to which we will deliver all email messages regarding invitations and requests, and other system mail.
Thank you for using LinkedIn!
--The LinkedIn Team
http://www.linkedin.com/
© 2012, LinkedIn Corporation

There are three hyperlinks in the message, two of them are to LinkedIn and one of them is to a fake pharma site on mysalepharmacy.com on 178.19.108.195 in Poland.

Personally, I hate LinkedIn emails. Blocking everything that appears to be from linkedin.com will not have any adverse impact on your life.

Thursday, 19 April 2012

LinkedIn Spam / springrheumatology.net

Another LinkedIn spam run leading to malware, this time on springrheumatology.net

Date:      Thu, 19 Apr 2012 19:34:55 +0100
From:      "Callie Holland" [donor@linkedin.com]
Subject:      LinkedIn Invitation from your co-worker


LinkedIn
REMINDERS

Invitation notifications:
? From Patrick Mcdaniel (Your co-worker)


PENDING MESSAGES

? There are a total of 2 messages awaiting your response. Visit your InBox now.

Don't want to receive email notifications? Adjust your message settings.

LinkedIn values your privacy. At no time has LinkedIn made your email address available to any other LinkedIn user without your permission. � 2010, LinkedIn Corporation.

=========================

Date:      Thu, 19 Apr 2012 14:57:47 -0300
From:      "Jane Gaston" [lulu9@linkedin.com]
Subject:      LinkedIn Reminder


LinkedIn
REMINDERS

Invitation reminders:
? From Solomon Goff (Your Colleague)


PENDING MESSAGES

? There are a total of 2 messages awaiting your response. Visit your InBox now.

Don't want to receive email notifications? Adjust your message settings.

LinkedIn values your privacy. At no time has LinkedIn made your email address available to any other LinkedIn user without your permission. � 2010, LinkedIn Corporation.

The malicious payload is at springrheumatology.net/main.php?page=9e32768587b0d9a8 (report here) hosted on the familiar IP address of 41.64.21.71 in Egypt, a very good IP address to block.

"Scan from a Xerox W. Pro" spam / 184.22.115.24

Another malicious (and fake) printer spam leading to malware:

From: MollieFaw@hotmail.com [mailto:MollieFaw@hotmail.com]
Sent: 19. april 2012 10:40
Subject: Re: Fwd: Fwd: Scan from a Xerox W. Pro #55048919

A Document was sent to you using a XEROX SuperJet 036582425.SENT BY : MIRIAM
  IMAGS  :   97
  FORMAT (.JPG)   DOWNLOAD

DEVICE: 69972L7ODS736028L 

In this case the malicious payload is on 184.22.115.24/showthread.php?t=34c79594e8b8ac0f (report here) which is hosted by HostNOC in the US.

Tuesday, 17 April 2012

"Hello. Thank you for contacting us!" spam

Here's a slightly different spam from normal, in this case it doesn't lead to malware, but to a fake pharmacy site. However, the malware/pharma playloads are easily interchangeable. So, don't click that link, eh?

Date:      Date: Tue, 17 Apr 2012 14:49:18 -0400
From:      Customer center [anfinnegan@pasadena.net]
Subject:      [#3143] Ticket

Hello. Thank you for contacting us!
Your information has been changed and we should be in touch with you soon.
Proceed to Site.
Ticket code: fi5FFkG
You should expect a personal reply within the day or even sooner - as we answer most email within a few hours.

fff

"Scan from a Hewlett-Packard ScanJet 719606" / 173.44.136.197

This fake HP scan email leads to malware on 173.44.136.197.

Date:      Tue, 17 Apr 2012 09:21:07 +0530
From:      HaileyWeeth@hotmail.com
Subject:      Re: Fwd: Scan from a Hewlett-Packard ScanJet 719606

A document was scanned and sent to you using a Hewlett-Packard JET ON22536593S



Sent to you by: LERA
Pages : 4
Filetype: Image (.jpeg) View

Location: NPSK1.4FL.
Device: OP594S3OD1420493


Mailprint: ca5b83c7-2d5b8888

The malware is on 173.44.136.197/showthread.php?t=34c79594e8b8ac0f (report here) hosted by JSC Media in Canada.

Monday, 16 April 2012

"You've just ordered pizza from our site" / uiwewsecondary.ru

We haven't seen this "pizza spam" (or spam pizza?) for a while. Rest assured, it leads to malware on uiwewsecondary.ru:
Date:      Mon, 16 Apr 2012 08:40:47 -0500
From:      CeceliaKosack@hotmail.com
Subject:      Order confirmation

You've just ordered pizza from our site

Pizza Triple Meat Italiano with extras:
- Ham
- Ham
- Bacon Pieces
- Pineapple
- Onions
- Easy On Cheese
- No Sauce
Pizza Chicken Supreme with extras:
- Ham
- Jalapenos
- Black Olives
- Extra Cheese
- Extra Sauce
Pizza Hawaiian Luau with extras:
- Pepperoni
- Italian Sausage
- Beef
- Pineapple
- Easy On Cheese
- No Sauce
Pizza Chicken Supreme with extras:
- Italian Sausage
- Bacon Pieces
- Italian Sausage
- Jalapenos
- Diced Tomatoes
- Green Peppers
- Easy On Cheese
- Extra Sauce
Drinks
- Fanta x 4
- Limonade x 6
- Schweppes x 6
- Sprite x 2
Total Charge:    89.70$



If you haven't made the order and it's a fraud case, please follow the link and cancel the order.
CANCEL ORDER NOW!


If you don't do that shortly, the order will be confirmed and delivered to you.


With Best Regards
Pizza by AMERIGO


The malicious payload is at uiwewsecondary.ru:8080/internet/fpkrerflfvd.php (report here) hosted on some familiar IP addresses (a subset of the ones found here):

41.168.5.140 (Neotel, South Africa)
62.85.27.129 (Microlink, Latvia)
83.170.91.152 (UK2.NET, UK)
85.214.204.32 (Strato AG, Germany)
88.190.22.72 (Free SAS / ProXad, France)
89.31.145.154 (Nexen, France)
112.78.124.115 (Sakura Internet, Japan)
210.56.23.100 (Commission For Science And Technology, Pakistan)
211.44.250.173 (SK Broadband, Korea)
219.94.194.138 (Sakura Internet, Japan)

Plain list for copy-and-pasting:
41.168.5.140
62.85.27.129
83.170.91.152
85.214.204.32
88.190.22.72
89.31.145.154
112.78.124.115
210.56.23.100
211.44.250.173
219.94.194.138

"FedEx Delivery Confirmation 821630" spam / pokeronmep.ru

This spam leads to malware on pokeronmep.ru.

Date:      Mon, 16 Apr 2012 18:26:48 +0900
From:      "Fed Ex SUPPORT 36" [support.391@fedex.com]
Subject:      FedEx Delivery Confirmation 821630
Attachments:     Collect_Letter.htm

ATTENTION!

DEAR USER , Delivery Confirmation: FAILED

PLEASE FILL IN ATTACHED FILE WITH RIGHT ADDRESS AND RESEND TO YOUR PERSONAL MANAGER (Open with Internet Explorer)

With Respect , Your Fed Ex Customer Services

The malicious payload is on pokeronmep.ru:8080/pages/glavctkoasjtct.php (report here) which is hosted on the same IP addresses as found in this attack. Blocking them would be worthwhile.

Friday, 13 April 2012

"NY TRAFFIC TICKET " spam / vitalitysomer.ru

This fake traffic ticket spam leads to malware on vitalitysomer.ru:

Date:      Fri, 13 Apr 2012 02:46:11 +0600
From:      "LUIS MOSES" [Phl8DeB6MG@hotmail.com]
Subject:      Fwd: Re: NY TRAFFIC TICKET

New-York Department of Motor Vehicles

TRAFFIC TICKET
NEW-YORK POLICE DEPARTMENT
THE PERSON CHARGED AS FOLLOWS




Time: 8:11 AM

Date of Offense: 25/01/2012



SPEED OVER 50 ZONE

TO PLEAD CLICK HERE AND FILL OUT THE FORM

Fingerprint: 67d251e9-830ebcaf
The malware is on vitalitysomer.ru:8080/pages/glavctkoasjtct.php (report here) hosted on the same IP addresses found in this attack.

Fake AV sites to block on 64.120.207.108

There are a bunch of fake AV sites on 64.120.207.108 (HostNOC, US) that are active at the moment. You might want to block them :)

informationmonitorcare.info
preventiontoolsscanning.info
on-linecleanersupervision.info
supervisiontesterinspection.info
reliabilitywormsprocesses.info
verifywrecksafety.info

Thursday, 12 April 2012

Federal Reserve Wire Network spam / vanishingmasers.ru

This spam leads to malware on vanishingmasers.ru:

Date:      Thu, 12 Apr 2012 15:14:41 -0300
From:      "Lidia Polk" [uzbekistanqp39@sterkinekor.com]
Subject:      RE: Wire transfer cancelled

Good afternoon,

Wire transfer was canceled by the other bank.



Rejected transaction:

FEDWIRE REFERENCE NUMBER: SK9415179747ODP36641K

Wire Transfer Report: View



The Federal Reserve Wire Network

The payload is on vanishingmasers.ru:8080/pages/glavctkoasjtct.php (report here) which is hosted on some familiar looking IP addresses:

41.168.5.140 (Neotel, South Africa)
62.85.27.129 (Microlink, Latvia)
83.170.91.152 (UK2.NET, UK)
85.214.204.32 (Strato AG, Germany)
88.190.22.72 (Free SAS / ProXad, France)
89.31.145.154 (Nexen, France)
112.78.124.115 (Sakura Internet, Japan)
125.19.103.198 (Bharti Infotel, India)
210.56.23.100 (Commission For Science And Technology, Pakistan)
211.44.250.173 (SK Broadband, Korea)
219.94.194.138 (Sakura Internet, Japan)

Plain list for copy-and-pasting:
41.168.5.140
62.85.27.129
83.170.91.152
85.214.204.32
88.190.22.72
89.31.145.154
112.78.124.115
125.19.103.198
210.56.23.100
211.44.250.173
219.94.194.138

LinkedIn Spam / prospero-marketing.net

This spam leads to malware:

From:     Patrice Burke premonition9@linkedin.com
Date:     12 April 2012 16:33
Subject:     LinkedIn Nofitication service message

LinkedIn
REMINDERS

Invitation reminders:
•  From Kadeem Ruiz (Your classmate)



PENDING MESSAGES

• There are a total of 2 messages awaiting your response. Visit your InBox now.


Don't want to receive email notifications? Adjust your message settings.

LinkedIn values your privacy. At no time has LinkedIn made your email address available to any other LinkedIn user without your permission. © 2010, LinkedIn Corporation.

The malicious payload is on prospero-marketing.net/main.php?page=5ab26a646c9cf178 (report here) hosted on 85.189.11.134 and 41.64.21.71 which are the same IPs as seen in this attack yesterday.

Something evil on 91.230.147.204 / Aldevir Invest

There are a bunch of domains on 91.230.147.204 being used in injection attacks..

entra78ting1.rr.nu
kickp43erryba.rr.nu
ngem44entca.rr.nu
ecei45veda.rr.nu
pingyo18ungmea.rr.nu
lls83sea.rr.nu
ipsre94marka.rr.nu
ownsca11ncerdra.rr.nu
ipme54ntsa.rr.nu
pora96tionb.rr.nu
rhol48dingc.rr.nu
anyco35mmunic.rr.nu
ddispl59ayingad.rr.nu
duni54xdled.rr.nu
ate62bid.rr.nu
losin31gsind.rr.nu
eted47place.rr.nu
stem59lice.rr.nu
ense21sgene.rr.nu
prepa36repre.rr.nu
sbrill22iantte.rr.nu
repres92enteve.rr.nu
stiga68tedef.rr.nu
taxv93italf.rr.nu
ivisi07onbeg.rr.nu
les23leg.rr.nu
citati35onpreg.rr.nu
who97mhig.rr.nu
nit25ionh.rr.nu
long63edhi.rr.nu
gypt73iani.rr.nu
unde52sbank.rr.nu
tank95ersfl.rr.nu
supe54radol.rr.nu
opria79teprol.rr.nu
egulat49ionspl.rr.nu
partia68llyearl.rr.nu
asketb75allmul.rr.nu
ent69aryl.rr.nu
sswhyp63rogramm.rr.nu
otin51gform.rr.nu
tern37etban.rr.nu
asi59ain.rr.nu
conce87ptfin.rr.nu
ing85erin.rr.nu
sadjus10tmentin.rr.nu
yworld22widecon.rr.nu
mpti08ngcon.rr.nu
tril70lion.rr.nu
ini66ngco.rr.nu
meant86lakefo.rr.nu
epopu02latio.rr.nu
ieved92lebano.rr.nu
egis13lato.rr.nu
esa70cto.rr.nu
urdr08eamp.rr.nu
anie49sdar.rr.nu
rical10ibrar.rr.nu
ngnyb99omber.rr.nu
tlongt08ermwer.rr.nu
ggest37power.rr.nu
rswa90rbur.rr.nu
ari90ores.rr.nu
rece69ives.rr.nu
ment54leaks.rr.nu
earal02ltwos.rr.nu
tsp15ers.rr.nu
speakf56eelingt.rr.nu
iesst77atepot.rr.nu
hurric76anereu.rr.nu
elba98nkru.rr.nu
greedc57upelev.rr.nu
duc15edov.rr.nu
ens62how.rr.nu
dustry52dontow.rr.nu
nta17ctex.rr.nu
kelly44array.rr.nu
ns1.hoperjoper.ru
ns2.hoperjoper.ru

This is a dodgy looking /24 allocated to:

inetnum:         91.230.147.0 - 91.230.147.255
netname:         zuzu-net
descr:           OOO "Aldevir Invest"
country:         RU
org:             ORG-OI19-RIPE
admin-c:         KY241-RIPE
tech-c:          KY241-RIPE
status:          ASSIGNED PI
mnt-by:          RIPE-NCC-END-MNT
mnt-lower:       RIPE-NCC-END-MNT
mnt-by:          zuzu-mnt
mnt-routes:      zuzu-mnt
mnt-domains:     zuzu-mnt
source:          RIPE # Filtered

organisation:    ORG-OI19-RIPE
org-name:        OOO "Aldevir Invest"
org-type:        other
address:         192012, St.-Petersburg, Chernova ul., 25, office 12
mnt-ref:         zuzu-mnt
mnt-by:          zuzu-mnt
source:          RIPE # Filtered

person:          Krutko Evgeni Yurevich
address:         192012, St.-Petersburg, Chernova ul., 25, office 12
phone:           +7812850202
nic-hdl:         KY241-RIPE
mnt-by:          zuzu-mnt
source:          RIPE # Filtered

route:           91.230.147.0/24
descr:           Route for DC
origin:          AS5508
mnt-by:          zuzu-mnt
source:          RIPE # Filtered

Some of these domains were previously hosted on Specialist ISP, one of the blackest hat hosting providers that I know of. I would suggest blocking the entire /24 on this to be on the safe side.

For info, the following sites are also in that /24 block:



kleostor.com
prillipapa.biz
prillipapa.com
prillipapa.info
prillipapa.net
prillipapa.org
zeraniko.biz
zeraniko.com
zeraniko.info
zeraniko.net
zeraniko.org
zex-tezx.com
argobuilding.in
mybackdomain888.in
besthostnets.com
firstnethosting.com
highesthostnets.com
tophostnetworks.org
lockandkeyeventsparty.com
thisdomainsmakemetired.info
hashs.ru
allyrboom.com
trisstan-express.org
tropicana-tour.org

Wednesday, 11 April 2012

Wire Transfer spam / wiskonsintpara.ru

This spam leads to malware on wiskonsintpara.ru:

From:     Marcel Ouellette RaymondKalan@nyc.rr.com
Date:     11 April 2012 13:30
Subject:     Re: Wire Transfer Confirmation (FED REFERENCE 42420PP01)

Dear Bank Account Operator,
WIRE TRANSACTION: WIRE-900098281493111
CURRENT STATUS: CANCELLED

You can find details in the attached file.(Internet Explorer file)
Transfer_N883664.htm

There's an HTML attachment which attempts to load malicious content from wiskonsintpara.ru:8080/img/?promo=nacha (although this wasn't working when I tested it). This domain is multihomed on a set of IP addresses we have seen a lot of lately and are definitely worth blocking:

41.66.137.155 (AfricaINX, South Africa)
41.168.5.140 (Neotel, South Africa)
62.85.27.129 (Microlink, Latvia)
88.190.22.72 (Free SAS / ProXad, France)
89.31.145.154 (Nexen, France)
112.78.124.115 (Sakura Internet, Japan)
125.19.103.198 (Bharti Infotel, India)
202.149.85.37 (Satata Neka Tama, Indonesia)
210.56.23.100 (Commission For Science And Technology, Pakistan)
210.109.108.210 (Sejong Telecom, Korea)
211.44.250.173 (SK Broadband, Korea)
219.94.194.138 (Sakura Internet, Japan)

Plain list for copy-and-pasting:
41.66.137.155
41.168.5.140
62.85.27.129
88.190.22.72
89.31.145.154
112.78.124.115
125.19.103.198
202.149.85.37
210.56.23.100
210.109.108.210
211.44.250.173
219.94.194.138

LinkedIn Spam / baiparz.com

This fake LinkedIn message leads to malware:

Date:      Wed, 11 Apr 2012 15:09:48 -0300
From:      "Pasquale Nieves" [warthogv@linkedin.com]
Subject:      LinkedIn Nofitication service message


LinkedIn
REMINDERS

Invitation reminders:
? From Felix Byers (Your Colleague)


PENDING MESSAGES

? There are a total of 2 messages awaiting your response. Visit your InBox now.

Don't want to receive email notifications? Adjust your message settings.

LinkedIn values your privacy. At no time has LinkedIn made your email address available to any other LinkedIn user without your permission. � 2010, LinkedIn Corporation.

There's a malicious payload at baiparz.com/main.php?page=f93de12c807d28df (report here) which is hosted by Griffin Internet in the UK on 85.189.11.134 and also can be found on the familiar IP address of 41.64.21.71 which is an ADSL subscriber in Egypt.

Tuesday, 10 April 2012

Intuit.com spam / webmastaumuren.ru

Here's a fake Intuit spam leading to malware on webmastaumuren.ru:8080:

From: Yvonne Lewis [mailto:MalikDuenes@choice.net]
Sent: 10 April 2012 12:03
Subject: Dowload your Intuit.com invoice.


Dear customer: Thank you for ordering from Intuit Market. We are processing and will message you when your order ships. If you ordered multiple items, we may sned them in more than one delivery (at no extra cost to you) to ensure quicker delivery. If you have questions about your order please call 1-900-367-0794 ($4.49/min).


ORDER INFORMATION
Please download your complete order id #4147367 from the attachment.(Open with Internet Explorer)

©2012 Intuit, Inc. All rights reserved. Intuit, the Intuit Logo, Quickbooks, Quicken and TurboTax, among others, are registered trademarks of Intuit Inc.


The malware is on webmastaumuren.ru:8080/navigator/jueoaritjuir.php (report here) which is multihomed on the same IP addresses found here.

US Airways Spam / 50.116.5.41 and 174.140.165.197

This fake US Airways spam leads to malware on 50.116.5.41

Date:      Tue, 10 Apr 2012 19:18:16 +0530
From:      "US Airways - Reservations" [usair@myusairways.com]
Subject:      Confirm your US airways online reservation.

   
   
You have to check in from 24 hours and up to 60 minutes before your flight (2 hours if you're flying abroad). Then, all you have to do is print your boarding pass and proceed to the gate.

Confirmation code: 956153

Check-in online: Online reservation details



   
Flight

1396    
Departure city and time

Washington, DC (DCA) 10:00PM

Depart date: 4/5/2012    



We are committed to protecting your privacy. Your information is kept private and confidential. For information about our privacy policy visit usairways.com.

US Airways, 111 W. Rio Salado Pkwy, Tempe, AZ 85281 , Copyright US Airways , All rights reserved.

The payload is on 50.116.5.41/showthread.php?t=73a07bcb51f4be71 (report here) which is hosted by Linode in the US.

Update: a similar spam is also doing the rounds with a payload on 174.140.165.197 (Directspace, US)

jueoaritjuir.php attacks to block

There have been a helluvalot of malicious spams in the past few days, some using HTML attachments and some using an HTML-in-ZIP attack, for example:

Intercompany inv. from Safeco Corporation Corp.
Invoice_1750544151.zip
Invoice.htm

Scan from a HP ScanJet  #24166324
Scan_HPa.zip
HP_Scan.htm

Re: End of Aug. Statement Required
Invoice_N{DIG}.htm

Your Flightticket
FLIGHT_TICKET_N24207.zip
Ticket.htm

FEDEX: DELIVER CONFIRMATION - FAILED 335929
Collect_Letter-176310.htm

Payload URLs include:
hxxp://41.168.5.140:8080/navigator/jueoaritjuir.php
hxxp://62.85.27.129:8080/navigator/jueoaritjuir.php
hxxp://78.83.233.242:8080/navigator/jueoaritjuir.php
hxxp://81.30.160.7:8080/navigator/jueoaritjuir.php
hxxp://88.190.22.72:8080/navigator/jueoaritjuir.php
hxxp://89.31.145.154:8080/navigator/jueoaritjuir.php
hxxp://112.78.124.115:8080/navigator/jueoaritjuir.php
hxxp://194.85.97.121:8080/navigator/jueoaritjuir.php
hxxp://211.44.250.173:8080/navigator/jueoaritjuir.php
hxxp://219.94.194.138:8080/navigator/jueoaritjuir.php
hxxp://webalizerindians.ru:8080/navigator/jueoaritjuir.php

By host:
41.66.137.155 (AfricaINX, South Africa)
41.168.5.140 (Neotel, South Africa)
62.85.27.129 (Microlink, Latvia)
81.30.160.7 (Vinteleport, Ukraine)
88.190.22.72 (Free SAS / ProXad, France)
89.31.145.154 (Nexen, France)
112.78.124.115 (Sakura Internet, Japan)
125.19.103.198 (Bharti Infotel, India)
194.85.97.121 (State Technical University of Saint-Petersburg, Russia)
202.149.85.37 (Satata Neka Tama, Indonesia)
210.56.23.100 (Commission For Science And Technology, Pakistan)
210.109.108.210 (Sejong Telecom, Korea)
211.44.250.173 (SK Broadband, Korea)
219.94.194.138 (Sakura Internet, Japan)

Plain list for copy-and-pasting:
41.66.137.155
41.168.5.140
62.85.27.129
81.30.160.7
88.190.22.72
89.31.145.154
112.78.124.115
125.19.103.198
194.85.97.121
202.149.85.37
210.56.23.100
210.109.108.210
211.44.250.173
219.94.194.138

These IPs seem pretty consistent at the moment, blocking them should offer some degree of protection.

Friday, 6 April 2012

"Scan from a Hewlett-Packard ScanJet" spam 6/4/12

Another fake HP scan spam email leading to malware. This one follows the new technique of putting a malicious HTML (HP_Scan.htm) file inside a ZIP file to reduce the risk of it being blocked, and then it has multiple payload sites to try to get a higher infection rate. Nasty.

Date:      Fri, 6 Apr 2012 08:29:34 +0200
From:      "Hewlett-Packard Officejet 70419A" [JaysonGritten@estout.com]
Subject:      Scan from a Hewlett-Packard ScanJet #02437326
Attachments:     HP_Document-12-Z1380.zip

Attached document was scanned and sent

to you using a Hewlett-Packard HP Officejet 45211A.

Sent by: MILLIE
Images : 7
Attachment Type: ZIP [DOC]

Hewlett-Packard Officejet Location: machine location not set
Device: OFC347AA3BSX37057762

The payload can be found at:
hxxp://211.44.250.173:8080/navigator/jueoaritjuir.php
hxxp://62.85.27.129:8080/navigator/jueoaritjuir.php
hxxp://219.94.194.138:8080/navigator/jueoaritjuir.php
hxxp://78.83.233.242:8080/navigator/jueoaritjuir.php
..the IP address can also be found in this attack.

A Wepawet report can be found here.  Anti-virus detection is pretty poor at the moment.

The bad guys certainly seem to have found a way to bring more machines into contact with this malware. Take care!

Thursday, 5 April 2012

US Airways Spam / 209.59.218.94

Another US Airways spam, malformed this time, pointing to malware on 209.59.218.94.

Date:      Thu, 5 Apr 2012 14:10:48 +0000
From:      "US Airways - Reservations" [usair@myusairways.com]
Subject:      Confirm your US airways online reservation.


you {l2} check in from 24 hours and up to 60 minutes before your flight (2 hours if you're flying {l3}). {l4}, all you {l5} to do is print your boarding pass and {l6} to the gate.

confirmation code: {digit}

check-in online: online reservation details
  
flight

{digit}   
departure city and time

washington, dc (dca) 10:00pm

depart date: 4/5/2012   


we are committed to protecting your privacy. your information is kept private and confidential. for information about our privacy policy visit usairways.com.

us airways, 111 w. rio salado pkwy, tempe, az 85281 , copyright us airways , all rights reserved.


The malicious payload is at 209.59.218.94/showthread.php?t=73a07bcb51f4be71 (report here). This is hosted by Endurance International in the US.

US Airways Spam / 174.140.171.117

Another US Airways spam leading to malware on a Directspace IP (174.140.171.117)

Date:      Thu, 5 Apr 2012 18:54:19 +0700
From:      "US Airways - Reservations" [support@myusairways.com]
Subject:      US Airways online check-in.
   
   
You have to check in from 24 hours and up to 60 minutes before your flight (2 hours if you're flying internationally). After that, all you need to do is print your boarding pass and go to the gate.

Confirmation code: 610235

Check-in online: Online reservation details

   
Flight

5266    
Departure city and time

Washington, DC (DCA) 10:00PM

Depart date: 4/5/2012    

   
We are committed to protecting your privacy. Your information is kept private and confidential. For information about our privacy policy visit usairways.com.

US Airways, 111 W. Rio Salado Pkwy, Tempe, AZ 85281 , Copyright US Airways , All rights reserved.
The malicious payload is on 174.140.171.117 (report here) hosted by Directspace in the US. This is the third time in recent days that Directspace have hosted such a site in this range, the others were 174.140.171.173 (here) and 174.140.166.138 (here).

Malicious spam / Invoice_N{DIG}.zip

We're seeing a huge spam run at the moment with various subject and attachments, but typically using an HTML-in-ZIP attack with an attachment called Invoice_N{DIG}.zip

Subjects include:
DHL: DELIVER CONFIRMATION - FAILED 113996
FW: End of Aug. Statement
FW: Scan from a Xerox W. Pro  #7338339
although there are probably many others.

The attachment leads to a multihomed exploit kit (report here) on:
hxxp://41.168.5.140:8080/navigator/jueoaritjuir.php
hxxp://62.85.27.129:8080/navigator/jueoaritjuir.php
hxxp://78.83.233.242:8080/navigator/jueoaritjuir.php
hxxp://180.235.150.72:8080/navigator/jueoaritjuir.php
hxxp://211.44.250.173:8080/navigator/jueoaritjuir.php
hxxp://219.94.194.138:8080/navigator/jueoaritjuir.php

Hosts:
41.168.5.140 (Neotel, South Africa)
62.85.27.129 (Microlink, Latvia)
78.83.233.242 (Spectrum Net, Bulgaria)
180.235.150.72 (Ardh Global, Indonesia)
211.44.250.173 (SK Broadband Co Ltd, Korea)
219.94.194.138 (Sakura Internet Inc, Japan)

Plain list for copy-and-pasting:
41.168.5.140
62.85.27.129
78.83.233.242
180.235.150.72
211.44.250.173
219.94.194.138

Wednesday, 4 April 2012

US Airways Spam / 174.140.166.138


Another one of a spate of fake US Airways emails, with a link leading to malware:

From:     US Airways - Reservations reservations@myusairways.com
Date:     4 April 2012 14:58
Subject:     US Airways online check-in.

You should check in from 24 hours and up to 60 minutes before your flight (2 hours if you're flying abroad). After that, all you have to do is print your boarding pass and go to the gate.

Confirmation code: 266492

Check-in online:  Online reservation details

   
Flight

0312    
Departure city and time

Washington, DC (DCA) 10:00PM

Depart date: 4/5/2012    


We are committed to protecting your privacy. Your information is kept private and confidential. For information about our privacy policy visit usairways.com.

US Airways, 111 W. Rio Salado Pkwy, Tempe, AZ 85281 , Copyright US Airways , All rights reserved.


The malicious payload is on 174.140.166.138 (report here) hosted by Directspace in the US. Avoid.

playbill.com hacked

playbill.com covers listings and tickets for theatre events in New York and London. It's a popular site in the US, ranked 3350 according to Alexa.

Unfortunately, the site has been hacked with exploit code for the Java AtomicReferenceArray unsafe typing (CVE-2012-0507) vulnerability (report here), apparently loading malicious components from dezbvu.dyndns-server.com/forum/s1 (62.76.180.69 - ClodoCloud / IT House Ltd, Russia).

Remember you keep your Java up to date to avoid this sort of drive-by attack.

"End of Aug. Statement" spam / dhjhgfkjsldkjdj.ru

This "End of Aug. Statement" spam uses the same malicious payload as this one earlier today.

From: Margo Lawrence [mailto:robbersab@alumni.insead.edu]
Sent: 04 April 2012 14:17
Subject: Re: FW: End of Aug. Statement

,
as reqeusted I give you inovices issued to you per february (Internet Explorer format).

Regards

Dollie Mcguire  
There's an HTML-in-ZIP attachment, leading to a malicious payload at dhjhgfkjsldkjdj.ru (report here). Blocking access to the IP addresses shown in this post may be prudent.

Intuit.com spam / dhjhgfkjsldkjdj.ru

Another fake Intuit spam leading to malware, this time on dhjhgfkjsldkjdj.ru:

Date:      Wed, 4 Apr 2012 11:33:37 +0100
From:      pXTwWE@gmail.com
Subject:      Dowload your Intuit.com invoice.
Attachments:     Intuit_Order-255798.htm

Dear customer: Thank you for ordering from Intuit Market. We are processing and will message you when your order ships. If you ordered multiple items, we may sned them in more than one delivery (at no extra cost to you) to ensure quicker delivery. If you have questions about your order please call 1-900-374-9959 ($2.89/min).
ORDER INFORMATION
Please download your complete order id #5400523 from the attachment.(Open with Internet Explorer)
�2012 Intuit, Inc. All rights reserved. Intuit, the Intuit Logo, Quickbooks, Quicken and TurboTax, among others, are registered trademarks of Intuit Inc.

The malware is a Phoenix exploit kit at dhjhgfkjsldkjdj.ru:8080/navigator/jueoaritjuir.php (Wepawet Report here) which is multihomed on the IPs below, a very similar list to this recent spam run.

41.66.137.155 (AfricaINX, South Africa)
41.168.5.140 (Neotel Pty, South Africa)
61.187.191.16 (ChinaNet Hunan, China)
62.85.27.129 (Microlink, Latvia)
78.83.233.242 (Spectrum Net JSC, Bulgaria)
78.107.82.98 (Vimpelcom, Russia)
89.218.55.51 (Kazakhtelecom, Kazakhstan)
125.19.103.198 (Bharti Infotel Ltd, India)
180.235.150.72 (Ardh Global, Indonesia)
194.85.97.121 (State Technical University of Saint-Petersburg, Russia)
200.169.13.84 (Comite Gestor Da Internet, Brazil)
202.149.85.37 (Satata Neka Tama, Indonesia)
210.56.23.100 (Commission For Science And Technology, Pakistan)
210.56.24.226 (Commission For Science And Technology, Pakistan)
210.109.108.210 (Sejong Telecom, Korea)
211.44.250.173 (SK Broadband Co Ltd, Korea)
219.94.194.138 (Sakura Internet, Japan)

Plain list for copy-and-pasting:
41.66.137.155
41.168.5.140
61.187.191.16
62.85.27.129
78.83.233.242
78.107.82.98
89.218.55.51
125.19.103.198
180.235.150.72
194.85.97.121
200.169.13.84
202.149.85.37
210.56.23.100
210.56.24.226
210.109.108.210
211.44.250.173
219.94.194.138

Tuesday, 3 April 2012

SMS Spam: "We have been trying to contact you regards your recent accident"

These scumbag SMS spammers are at it again:

URGENT: We have been trying to contact you regards your recent accident; you could be due up to £5,100 in compensation. Reply CLAIM for info, STOP to opt out.

In this case, the sender's number is +447788313443 but this will change as the networks block it.

If you get one of these, you should forward the spam and the sender's number to your carrier. In the came of T-Mobile, O2 and Orange the number to report to is 7726 ("SPAM"). Vodafone customers should use 87726 ("VSPAM") and Three customers should use 37726 ("3SPAM"). Hopefully the carriers will act if there are enough complaints.

US Airways Spam / 109.202.98.43

Another US Airways fake email leading to malware:

Date:      Tue, 3 Apr 2012 14:26:03 +0200
From:      "US Airways - Reservations" [reservations@myusairways.com]
Subject:      Confirm your US airways online reservation.
   
You have to check in from 24 hours and up to 60 minutes before your flight (2 hours if you're flying internationally). Then, all you need to do is print your boarding pass and head to the gate.

Confirmation code: 336881

Check-in online: Online reservation details

   
Flight

0989    
Departure city and time

Washington, DC (DCA) 10:00PM

Depart date: 4/5/2012    

We are committed to protecting your privacy. Your information is kept private and confidential. For information about our privacy policy visit usairways.com.

US Airways, 111 W. Rio Salado Pkwy, Tempe, AZ 85281 , Copyright US Airways , All rights reserved.

The malware is on 109.202.98.43/showthread.php?t=73a07bcb51f4be71 (report here) hosted Global Layer, Netherlands.

"Info in regard to keeping well" spam / ListK LLC

This spam appears to be some sort of probing attack, looking for valid email addresses. In this case, the email was send to an address that didn't actually exist.

From:     Roy Johnson Roy.Johnson@verif1cationtime4.com
Date:     3 April 2012 06:45
Subject:     Info in regard to keeping well.

This is a one time public service message about Attention Deficit
Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHA) and no further emails will be sent.

ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder), sometimes called ADD
(attention deficit disorder), is linked with hyperactivity, impulsive
behavior, and attention problems in both children and adults. It's
estimated that up to 12 percent of school-aged children and 6 percent of
adults have ADHD, making it harder for them to focus on tasks, manage
their time, control their behavior, or even sit still.  There is no
single test to diagnose ADD/ADHD. To reach a diagnosis, a doctor or
specialist may do a physical exam to rule out any physical problems, as
well as ask questions about behavior in certain situations.  Treatment is
often a combination of medication and behavioral therapy. The goals of
treatment are to help the person control impulsive behaviors, do better
in school or work, and improve social relationships. Keep well.

This appears to be an attempt to bypass spam filters, and also the relevant spam laws by apparently not being a commercial email message.

In this case, the spam went through a relay at 174.142.85.218, but the originating IP appears to be 208.115.221.34, a Limestone Networks IP suballocated to a outfit called  "24Shells, Feasterville, PA 19053, US" who control a small block of 208.115.221.32/29 (208.115.221.32 - 208.115.221.39) in this range.

So far, I have discovered the following (anonymous) domains and IP addresses connected with this spammer:

174.142.85.218 (iWeb / Listk LLC, Canada)
mx.verif1cationtime4.com

208.115.221.34 (Limestone Networks, US. Suballocated to "24Shells, Feasterville, PA 19053, US")
mail.vprtcls3.com

174.142.82.119 (iWeb, Canada)
mail.3vermethod.com

96.31.93.88 (Noc4Hosts, US)
mx.verif1cationtime2.com

209.54.55.171 (Native Hosting, US)
mx.verif1cationtime3.com

216.245.208.34 (24Shells, US)
mail.2vermethod.com

173.236.84.2 (Singlehop, US)
mx.4vermethod.com

74.112.248.179 (Triple8, US)
mail.vprtcls1.com

Out of these IPs, 174.142.85.218 is the most interesting. It belongs to iWeb in Canada (Canada is a great home for spammers) but is suballocated to:

NetRange:       174.142.85.216 - 174.142.85.223
CIDR:           174.142.85.216/29
OriginAS:     
NetName:        IWEB-CL-T215-200CN-1330
NetHandle:      NET-174-142-85-216-1
Parent:         NET-174-142-0-0-1
NetType:        Reassigned
RegDate:        2010-05-14
Updated:        2010-05-14
Ref:            http://whois.arin.net/rest/net/NET-174-142-85-216-1

CustName:       ListK LLC
Address:        1200 Abernathy Road
City:           Atlanta
StateProv:      GA
PostalCode:     30328
Country:        US
RegDate:        2010-05-14
Updated:        2011-11-21
Ref:            http://whois.arin.net/rest/customer/C02496703

ListK LLC has a website at listk.com and are based in Atlanta, Georgia (BBB report here). Their web site gives an indication as to exactly what this spam is about:

NameDiscoverer™ helps clients add net new contacts to their lists by utilizing our proprietary search technology to identify, gather and verify contacts and provide their titles and business email addresses.

SmartSender™ is our state-of-the-art email deployment platform that rotates and pulses emails over multiple servers so your emails never get filtered out as part of a bulk send.

eDNA™ helps companies add fresh, deliverable B2B email addresses to their lists using our proprietary technology - not by matching to an existing, tired list of emails off the shelf.

This describes the spam probe exactly, it is using existing contact details to try to form a valid email address, and then probe it from several different IP addresses to try to bypass spam filters.

In my personal opinion, this is unethical and arguably illegal as the spam is indeed part of a commercial offering. If you receive spam from this outfit, you should report it to their hosting providers. I also recommend complaining to the BBB if you are in the US.

Just for reference the mail headers involved are as follows:

Received: from mx.verif1cationtime4.com ([174.142.85.218])
    by ---------- with esmtp (Exim 4.69)
    id 1SEwkh-0006gp-2Y
    for ----------; Tue, 03 Apr 2012 06:58:00 +0100
Received: from 208.115.221.34
        by mail.3vermethod.com (Merak 8.9.1) with ASMTP id NJW04750
        for <---------->; Tue, 03 Apr 2012 01:45:50 -0400
Status:
Message-ID: <20120403014518.8b1d3b8d2d@3b5e>
From: "Roy Johnson"
To: ----------
Date: Tue, 3 Apr 2012 01:45:18 -0400
X-Priority: 3
X-Mailer: SkillCaster
MIME-Version: 1.0
X-Spam-Checker-Version: SpamAssassin 3.2.5 (2008-06-10) on
    ----------
X-Spam-Level:
X-Spam-Status: No, score=0.0 required=5.0 tests=none autolearn=disabled
    version=3.2.5
Subject: Info in regard to keeping well.
Content-Type: text/plain;
    charset="us-ascii"
Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit
Delivered-To: ----------