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Friday, 16 September 2016

Locky download locations 2016-09-16

I haven't had a chance to look at Locky today, but here are the current campaign download locations (thanks to my usual source)..


1express.com.sg/54JHbjgcDLG
24hourprintshop.com/54JHbjgcDLG
46709394.com/54JHbjgcDLG
adityastar.com/54JHbjgcDLG
akademistcicek.com/54JHbjgcDLG
all4supply.com/54JHbjgcDLG
apro88.com/54JHbjgcDLG
bsm.sk/54JHbjgcDLG
chelsea-west.com/54JHbjgcDLG
criar-meu-site.com/54JHbjgcDLG
curlysol.com/54JHbjgcDLG
demo.website.pl/54JHbjgcDLG
graveyardsofmilwaukee.org/54JHbjgcDLG
helpmybathroom.com/54JHbjgcDLG
hollystamps.com/54JHbjgcDLG
honeydavis.us/54JHbjgcDLG
inovsol.com/54JHbjgcDLG
islamiccollege.org/54JHbjgcDLG
jsydjc.com/54JHbjgcDLG
lv-nexis.com/54JHbjgcDLG
mclodesigns.com/54JHbjgcDLG
miamilimosina.com/54JHbjgcDLG
mudelts.com/54JHbjgcDLG
mytourbid.com/54JHbjgcDLG
paraspokeri.net/54JHbjgcDLG
psychquiz.com/54JHbjgcDLG
qarmoo.com/54JHbjgcDLG
rentvspb.ru/54JHbjgcDLG
sadeqmedia.com/54JHbjgcDLG
salemwitchcat.com/54JHbjgcDLG
samenart.com/54JHbjgcDLG
sds-india.org/54JHbjgcDLG
shopmjn.com/54JHbjgcDLG
sinergica.cl/54JHbjgcDLG
swivelsrus.com/54JHbjgcDLG
tobybender.com/54JHbjgcDLG
travelvoice.com/54JHbjgcDLG
urachart.com/54JHbjgcDLG
wordpresshosting.co.il/54JHbjgcDLG
xsolution.sk/54JHbjgcDLG

1natureresort.com/afdIJGY8766gyu
allovercoupon.com/afdIJGY8766gyu
bet4good.org/afdIJGY8766gyu
bigfishcasting.com/afdIJGY8766gyu
charlcote1.net/afdIJGY8766gyu
credit-it.com/afdIJGY8766gyu
delicefilm.com/afdIJGY8766gyu
dendang.net/afdIJGY8766gyu
discoverstillwater.com/afdIJGY8766gyu
eiti.co.il/afdIJGY8766gyu
electua.org/afdIJGY8766gyu
espaciosamadhi.com/afdIJGY8766gyu
fenwaycourier.com/afdIJGY8766gyu
gearstuff.net/afdIJGY8766gyu
hawaiipoliticalinfo.org/afdIJGY8766gyu
iandistudio.com/afdIJGY8766gyu
iassess.net/afdIJGY8766gyu
insideinsights.net/afdIJGY8766gyu
insieutoc.com/afdIJGY8766gyu
jxbestextile.com/afdIJGY8766gyu
keratin.sk/afdIJGY8766gyu
kf-design.com/afdIJGY8766gyu
lacumpa.biz/afdIJGY8766gyu
lowcostveterinarios.com/afdIJGY8766gyu
lullaby-babies.co.uk/afdIJGY8766gyu
lusanmaster.com/afdIJGY8766gyu
mika.tohmon.com/afdIJGY8766gyu
mumbomedia.nl/afdIJGY8766gyu
ocscexpo.net/afdIJGY8766gyu
oliveservicedapartments.com/afdIJGY8766gyu
onefilmy.com/afdIJGY8766gyu
pasbardejov.sk/afdIJGY8766gyu
rimpro.ru/afdIJGY8766gyu
salarypra1.net/afdIJGY8766gyu
sandpiperchorus.us/afdIJGY8766gyu
sapanboon.com/afdIJGY8766gyu
techboss.net/afdIJGY8766gyu
tommylam.com/afdIJGY8766gyu
trudprom.ru/afdIJGY8766gyu
zharikoff.ru/afdIJGY8766gyu

bulkreasy.com/7e5a7
bulkreasy.com/8tl3rmh
bulkreasy.com/905jscb
bulkreasy.com/c3vaho
bulkreasy.com/oqn8p
maggycocoa.net/8i00a
maggycocoa.net/i9uje
maggycocoa.net/uml71ij
maggycocoa.net/z8xl3w7q
maggycocoa.net/zi6mrx
yerndrunk.net/esab0
yerndrunk.net/ez5jqc0n
yerndrunk.net/nhddf4gt
yerndrunk.net/t43anq3
yerndrunk.net/yk5vx6i

The first two lists are legitimate hacked sites, the last list are hosted on the following two IPs which are definitely worth blocking:


178.212.131.10 (21 Century Telecom Ltd, Russia)
37.200.70.6 (Selectel Ltd, Russia)

Inspiral Carpets hacked, leads to The Quantum Code binary options spam

This type of binary options scam spam comes in waves every so often:

Subject:     Welcoming speech
From:     jeffriesvx@mail2nancy.com
Date:     Friday, 16 September 2016, 3:31

Good day!

We are looking for employees working remotely.

My name is Glen, I am the personnel manager of a large International company.
Most of the work you can do from home, that is, at a distance.
Salary is $2600-$5500.

If you are interested in this offer, please visit Our Site

Good day!

It's not very interesting to tell the truth, but it relies on hacked WordPress sites in order to provide landing pages. Of course, hacking someone's site to do this is illegal and no legitimate business would promote itself like this.

What I noticed was the URL in the email..
inspiralcarpets.com/super/wp-content/themes/twentyfifteen/genericons/
Inspiral Carpets? Yup, that's the website of the Manchester rock band of the same name. Rather than a carpet shop. As this URLquery report shows, it lands on..

cash-onlines.com [172.246.233.55] (Enzu, US)

There's a familiar landing page..


Clicking the link goes to www.the-quantumcode.com hosted on 31.220.0.35 (Terratransit, Netherlands). This is some bollocks about a binary options trading robot which will apparently make you millions. Obviously this is a scam, because if it was really that easy we'll all be doing it.

One little scammy trick is a counter to tell you that loads of people are looking at the site but there are only a small number of slots available.

The numbers are completely made up. If you look exactly the same page in another browser window, they are different.


It's hard to say if the spam was sent out by whoever runs the binary options site or an affiliate. But it's still crap either way.

Hosted on the same server are the following domains which are probably more of the same plus a load of other bollocks:

15kin15minutes.com
altronix-app.com
altronix-app.net
altronixapp.net
beautifulasians.net
beckdietsolution.biz
blogtipsntricks.net
channel78news.com
channel818news.com
channel988news.com
clickcashformula.com
clickcashformulareview.com
cloudcliks.com
crescendobot.com
deliciouslyella.net
fannetasticfood.net
fasttrackprofits.net
freeteethwhitenings.co
gopsusports.net
healthbeatblog.net
heartifb.biz
hgspanel.com
hostingtosuccess.com
instantcashmarket.com
ironmantips.co
jeffbullas.net
jmusportsblog.us
jonbarron.me
liedetectorreview.biz
liedetectorreview.com
liedetectorreviews.com
makeyourbodywork.net
michaelcrawfordclub.com
millnaire-blueprint.com
myliedetectorreview.com
newskincaretips.org
perpetualformula.com
russianhotties.co
smallbiztrends.us
snapcreativity.net
startofhappiness.biz
the-orioncode.com
the-orioncode.net
the-orioncode.org
the-quantumcode.co
the-quantumcode.com
themillblueprint.com
thequantum-code.com
thequantum-code.net
thequantum-code.org
thequantumcode.biz
thequantumcode.co
thequantumreview.com
thezerolossformula.biz
thezerolossformula.net
thezerolossformula.org
upgradeforbonus.com
zerolossformula.biz
zerolossformula.net
zlformula.net


Avoid.

Malicious domains to block 2016-09-16

These domains are part of a cluster, some of with are serving the EITEST RIG exploit kit (similar to that described here). They all share nameservers running on 62.75.167.186 and 62.75.167.187.

kisliy.com
tatar28.com
netvoyne.com
susana24.com
tigkolor.com
wartan24.com
kitoboyka.com
koktail24.com
salagriva.com
konektyfor.com
shophodoki.com
livefreedns.com
liveskansys.com
longzonenet.com
vestostnord.com
2f8d2n456f0x.com
freensservic.com
nshun89qvgxa.com
tujkh6ncxqzc.com
wtyr0lu7cxm3.com

blizorsysdate.com
shopslovyanka.com
prowebanalityc.com
roginozsecurnet.com
adobesecurupdate.com
linksbacksreport.com
websecuranalitic.com
adobe-flesh-update.com
adobe-secur-update.com
microsoft-securety.com
securetypostanalityc.com
pronetanaliz.info
1i3w9az49av0.net
345uzwpqnohu.net
4lmbkpqrklqv.net
705qvchqrk5e.net
8d6fw1i3ot67.net
f4tir0dqb01u.net
fg1238tq38le.net
no1q349azgpm.net
o92rgx6r456b.net
pev09m38laj4.net
ty78lizc9ung.net
yrwlejglq3wl.net

aligosecurety.net
3wdev4pqfw1u.org
j8le7s5q745e.org
o9aj8xa34xaf.org
v8p2zw96vg5e.org

outsecurety.pw
kisliy.com
tatar28.com
netvoyne.com
susana24.com
tigkolor.com
wartan24.com
kitoboyka.com
koktail24.com
salagriva.com
konektyfor.com
shophodoki.com
livefreedns.com
liveskansys.com
longzonenet.com
vestostnord.com
2f8d2n456f0x.com
bwl2rola3cpm.com
freensservic.com
nshun89qvgxa.com
tujkh6ncxqzc.com
wtyr0lu7cxm3.com

blizorsysdate.com
shopslovyanka.com
prowebanalityc.com
roginozsecurnet.com
adobesecurupdate.com
linksbacksreport.com
websecuranalitic.com
adobe-flesh-update.com
adobe-secur-update.com
microsoft-securety.com
securetypostanalityc.com
businessprofessionalzgroup.com
1i3w9az49av0.net
345uzwpqnohu.net
4lmbkpqrklqv.net
705qvchqrk5e.net
8d6fw1i3ot67.net
f4tir0dqb01u.net
fg1238tq38le.net
no1q349azgpm.net
o92rgx6r456b.net
pev09m38laj4.net
ty78lizc9ung.net
yrwlejglq3wl.net

aligosecurety.net
3wdev4pqfw1u.org
j8le7s5q745e.org
o9aj8xa34xaf.org
v8p2zw96vg5e.org

siteanalytics.pro
pronetanaliz.info

The EK domains are running on a botnet (those are listed in italics). The other domains seem to serve some other sort of nastiness. Those IPs form part of a range rented from Host Europe Group consisting of the following IPs:

62.75.167.186
62.75.167.187
62.75.167.188
62.75.167.189
62.75.167.190

This is roughly analogous to 62.75.167.184/29 which might be worth blocking, but note that won't stop IP traffic to the EK domains which are on different IPs. These IPs are allocated to:

person:         Vasiliy Buyanov
address:        Tereshkovoy 37
address:
address:        664000 Irkutsk
address:        Russia
phone:          +7 901 6508840
e-mail:         admin@realhosters.com
nic-hdl:        VB5472-RIPE
remarks:        5408042
abuse-mailbox:  admin@realhosters.com
mnt-by:         BSB-SERVICE-MNT
created:        2015-10-07T08:35:50Z
last-modified:  2015-10-07T08:35:50Z
source:         RIPE



Tuesday, 13 September 2016

Malware spam: "Attached is the tax invoice of your company. Please do the payment in an urgent manner." leads to Locky

This fake financial spam leads to Locky ransomware:

Subject:     Tax invoice
From:     Kris Allison (Allison.5326@resorts.com.mx)
Date:     Tuesday, 13 September 2016, 11:22

Dear Client,

Attached is the tax invoice of your company. Please do the payment in an urgent manner.


Best regards,
Kris Allison
The name of the sender will vary. Attached is a randomly-named ZIP file containing a malicious .wsf with a name beginning with "tax_invoice_scan PDF". According to my trusted source (thank you!) the various scripts download a component from one of the following locations:

adzebur.com/dsd7gk  [37.200.70.6] (Selectel Ltd, Russia)
duelrid.com/b9m1t [37.200.70.6] (Selectel Ltd, Russia)
            [78.212.131.10] (21 Century Telecom Ltd, Russia)
            [31.210.120.153] (Sayfa Net, Turkey)
madaen.net/e3ib4f   [143.95.252.28] (Athenix Inc, US)
morningaamu.com/6wdivzv [192.3.7.44] (Virtual Machine Solutions LLC, US)
            [23.95.106.223] (New Wave Netconnect, US)
            [23.249.164.116] (Net3 Inc, US)
smilehm.com/f72gngb [not resolving]

The payload then phones home to:

91.214.71.101/data/info.php (ArtPlanet LLC, Russia)
51.255.105.2/data/info.php (New Wind Stanislav, Montenegro / OVH, France)
185.154.15.150/data/info.php (Denis Dunaevskiy, Ukraine / Zomro, Netherlands)
46.173.214.95/data/info.php (Garant-Park-Internet Ltd, Russia)
95.85.29.208/data/info.php (Digital Ocean, Netherlands)
yofkhfskdyiqo.biz/data/info.php   [69.195.129.70] (Joes Datacenter, US)
khpnqbggoexgbyypy.pw/data/info.php   [217.187.13.71] (O2 / Telefonica, Germany)
nbrqrwyjbwcludpjj.click/data/info.php
atjefykfsk.su/data/info.php
dsvuclpoxbqmkdk.xyz/data/info.php
bidmvvhwy.pl/data/info.php
gfhstncbxtjeyhvad.work/data/info.php
iyvrkkrpk.biz/data/info.php
awqgqseghmwgulmyl.su/data/info.php
hioknruwp.ru/data/info.php
cucwonardfib.xyz/data/info.php
vwcwpoksnfk.su/data/info.php


Recommended blocklist:
37.200.70.6
91.214.71.101
51.255.105.0/28
185.154.15.150
46.173.214.95
95.85.29.208
217.187.13.71


UPDATE: further analysis gives these other IPs to block..

78.212.131.10
31.210.120.153
192.3.7.44
23.95.106.128/25
23.249.164.116

Monday, 12 September 2016

Malware spam: "Budget report" leads to Locky (and also evil network on 23.95.106.128/25)

This fake financial spam leads to Locky ransomware:

From:    Lauri Gibbs
Date:    12 September 2016 at 15:11
Subject:    Budget report

Hi [redacted],

I have partially finished the last month's budget report you asked me to do. Please add miscellaneous expenses in the budget.


With many thanks,
Lauri Gibbs
Attached is a randomly-named ZIP file which in sample I saw contained two identical malicious scripts:

921FA0B8 Budget_report_xls - 1.js
921FA0B8 Budget_report_xls.js


The scripts are highly obfuscated however the Hybrid Analysis and Malwr report show that it downloads a component from:

lookbookinghotels.ws/a9sgrrak
trybttr.ws/h71qizc


These are hosted on a New Wave Netconnect IP at 23.95.106.223. This forms part of a block 23.95.106.128/25 which also contained Locky download locations at two other locations [1] [2] which rather makes me think that the whole range should be blocked.

A DLL is dropped with a detection rate of about 8/57 [3] [4] which appears to phone home to:

51.255.105.2/data/info.php (New wind Stanislav, Montenegro / OVH / France)
185.154.15.150/data/info.php [hostname: tyte.ru] (Dunaevskiy Denis Leonidovich, Russia / Zomro, Netherlands)
95.85.29.208/data/info.php [hostname: ilia909.myeasy.ru] (Digital Ocean, Netherlands)
46.173.214.95/data/info.php (Garant-Park-Internet Ltd, Russia)
91.214.71.101/data/info.php (ArtPlanet LLC, Russia)

Incidentally, the registrant information on the bad domains is also very familiar:

  Registry Registrant ID:
  Registrant Name: Dudenkov Denis
  Registrant Organization: Eranet International Limited
  Registrant Street: Lenina 18 Lenina 18
  Registrant City: Vladivostok
  Registrant State/Province: RU
  Registrant Postal Code: 690109
  Registrant Country: RU
  Registrant Phone: 85222190860
  Registrant Phone Ext:
  Registrant Fax:
  Registrant Fax Ext:
  Registrant Email: volosovik@inbox.ru
  Registry Admin ID:



Recommended minimum blocklist:
23.95.106.128/25
51.255.105.2
185.154.15.150
95.85.29.208
46.173.214.95
91.214.71.101


UPDATE - 2016/06/13

A list of the sites currently hosted on 23.95.106.128/25 and their SURBL ratings can be found here.



Friday, 9 September 2016

Malware spam: "Order Confirmation xxxxx" leads to Locky

This fake financial spam leads to malware:

From:    Ignacio le neve
Date:    9 September 2016 at 10:31
Subject:    Order Confirmation 355050211

--
This message is intended only for the individual or entity to which it is
addressed and may contain information that is private and confidential. If
you are not the intended recipient, you are hereby notified that any
dissemination, distribution or copying of this communication and its
attachments is strictly prohibited.
The name of the sender and the reference number will vary. Attached is a file named consistently with the reference (e.g. Ord355050211.zip) but an error in the MIME formatting means that this may save with a .dzip ending instead of .zip.

Contained within the ZIP file is a malicious .HTA script with a random name (example). This simply appears to be an encapsulated Javascript.

Analysis is pending, my trusted source (thank you) says that the various scripts download from one of the following locations:

adasurgical.com/7832ghd
agileprojects.ro/7832ghd
anatoliamaket.com/7832ghd
annurmaheshphotography.in/7832ghd
aycilinsaat.com/7832ghd
biogreentech.in/7832ghd
cardimax.com.ph/7832ghd
citycollection.com.tr/7832ghd
craskart.com/7832ghd
dashingleather.com/7832ghd
doctortools.eu/7832ghd
factumtech.com/7832ghd
flexfitent.com/7832ghd
goldenladywedding.com/7832ghd
iandiinternational.com/7832ghd
jmetalloysllp.com/7832ghd
linosys.info/7832ghd
marathazhunj.com/7832ghd
micaraland.com/7832ghd
moko-2.wptemplate.net/7832ghd
mylespollard.com.au/7832ghd
onlinepurohit.com/7832ghd
perfectfixuae.com/7832ghd
platformarchitects.com.au/7832ghd
rapiderbariyer.com/7832ghd
safiazsports.com/7832ghd
shagunproperty.com/7832ghd
sowhatresearch.com.au/7832ghd
stylecode.co.in/7832ghd
tipsforall.in/7832ghd
tscbearings.in/7832ghd
Ungelie.com/7832ghd
utsavi.net/7832ghd
walkerandhall.co.uk/7832ghd
webdesignselite.com/7832ghd
webnox.in/7832ghd
www.alfajerdecor.com/7832ghd
www.jmetalloysllp.com/7832ghd
www.mehrabtech.ae/7832ghd
www.pstimes.com/7832ghd
www.thegurukulians.com/7832ghd
yesiloglugrup.com/7832ghd


The URL is appended with a randomised query string (e.g. ?abcdEfgh=ZYXwvu). The payload is Locky ransomware has an MD5 of 5db5fc57ee4ad0e603f96cd9b7ef048a but I do not have a sample yet.

This version of Locky does not use C2s, so if you want to block traffic then I recommend using the list above or monitoring/blocking access attempts with 7832ghd in the string.

UPDATE: The Hybrid Analysis of one of the scripts does not add much except to confirm that this is ransomware.

Thursday, 8 September 2016

Malware spam: "[Vigor2820 Series] New voice mail message from xxxxx"

This spam appears to come from within the victim's own domain, it has a malicious attachment. The telephone number referred to will vary.

Subject:     [Vigor2820 Series] New voice mail message from 01427087154 on 2016/09/08 15:14:54
From:     voicemail@victimdomain.tld (voicemail@victimdomain.tld)
To:     webmaster@victimdomain.tld;
Date:     Thursday, 8 September 2016, 13:15

Dear webmaster :
    There is a message for you from 01427087154, on 2016/09/08 15:14:54 .
You might want to check it when you get a chance.Thanks!
Attached is a ZIP file with a name in the format Message_from_01427087154.wav.zip which contains a randomly-named and malicious .wsf script. My trusted source (thank you) says that the various versions of the script download from one of the following locations:

158.195.68.10/g76gyui
209.41.183.242/g76gyui
dashman.web.fc2.com/g76gyui
dcqoutlet.es/g76gyui
dpskaunas.puslapiai.lt/g76gyui
fidelitas.heimat.eu/g76gyui
gam-e20.it/g76gyui
ghost-tony.com.es/g76gyui
josemedina.com/g76gyui
kreativmanagement.homepage.t-online.de/g76gyui
olivier.coroenne.perso.sfr.fr/g76gyui
portadeenrolar.ind.br/g76gyui
sitio655.vtrbandaancha.net/g76gyui
sp-moto.ru/g76gyui
srxrun.nobody.jp/g76gyui
thb-berlin.homepage.t-online.de/g76gyui
tst-technik.de/g76gyui
unimet.tmhandel.com/g76gyui
www.agridiving.net/g76gyui
www.alanmorgan.plus.com/g76gyui
www.aldesco.it/g76gyui
www.alpstaxi.co.jp/g76gyui
www.association-julescatoire.fr/g76gyui
www.bytove.jadro.szm.com/g76gyui
www.ccnprodusenaturiste.home.ro/g76gyui
www.gebrvanorsouw.nl/g76gyui
www.gengokk.co.jp/g76gyui
www.hung-guan.com.tw/g76gyui
www.idiomestarradellas.com/g76gyui
www.laribalta.org/g76gyui
www.mikeg7hen.talktalk.net/g76gyui
www.one-clap.jp/g76gyui
www.radicegioielli.com/g76gyui
www.rioual.com/g76gyui
www.spiritueelcentrumaum.net/g76gyui
www.texelvakantiehuisje.nl/g76gyui
www.threshold-online.co.uk/g76gyui
www.whitakerpd.co.uk/g76gyui
www.xolod-teplo.ru/g76gyui


Each URL has a random query string appended (e.g. ?abcdEfgh=ZYXwvu)

Unusually, this version of Locky does not seem to have C2 servers so blocking it will involve blocking all the URLs listed above or you could monitor for the string g76gyui in your logs.

UPDATE: the Hybrid Analysis of the script can be found here.

Wednesday, 7 September 2016

Malware spam: "Agreement form" leads to Locky

This fake financial spam leads to malware:

Subject:     Agreement form
From:     Marlin Gibson
Date:     Wednesday, 7 September 2016, 9:35

Hi there,

Roberta assigned you to make the payment agreement for the new coming employees.

Here is the agreement form. Please finish it urgently.

Best Regards,
Marlin Gibson
Support Manager
The name of the sender will vary. Attached is a ZIP file named with a random hexadecimal sequence, containing a malicious .JS script ending with agreement_form_doc.js and in the sample I saw there was also a duplicate..

308F92BC agreement_form_doc - 1.js
308F92BC agreement_form_doc.js


Automated analysis [1] [2] shows that the scripts [partly deobfuscated example] attempt to download a binary from one of the following locations:

donttouchmybaseline.ws/ecf2k1o
canonsupervideo4k.ws/afeb6
malwinstall.wang/fsdglygf
listofbuyersus.co.in/epzugs


Of those locations, only the first three resolve, as follows:

donttouchmybaseline.ws 216.244.68.195 (Wowrack, US)
canonsupervideo4k.ws   51.255.227.230 (OVH, France / Kitdos)
malwinstall.wang       51.255.227.230 (OVH, France / Kitdos)


The registration details for all those domains are the same:

  Registry Registrant ID:
  Registrant Name: Dudenkov Denis
  Registrant Organization: Eranet International Limited
  Registrant Street: Lenina 18 Lenina 18
  Registrant City: Vladivostok
  Registrant State/Province: RU
  Registrant Postal Code: 690109
  Registrant Country: RU
  Registrant Phone: 85222190860
  Registrant Phone Ext:
  Registrant Fax:
  Registrant Fax Ext:
  Registrant Email: volosovik@inbox.ru
  Registry Admin ID:

These are the same details as found here. We know from that incident that the download locations are actually spread around a bit:

23.95.106.206 (New Wave NetConnect, US)
51.255.227.230 (OVH, France / Kitdos)
107.173.176.4 (Virtual Machine Solutions LLC, US)
192.3.7.198 [hostname: ns2.3arab.net] (Hudson Valley Host, US)
216.244.68.195 (Wowrack, US)
217.13.103.48 (1B Holding ZRT, Hungary)


The following also presumably evil sites are also hosted on those IPs:

bookinghotworld.ws
clubofmalw.ws
darkestzone2.wang
donttouchmybaseline.ws
canonsupervideo4k.ws
malwinstall.wang
wangmewang.name
tradesmartcoin.xyz
virmalw.name


Currently I am unable to work out the C2 locations for the malware, which is probably Locky ransomware. In the meantime, I recommend you block:

51.255.227.228/30
23.95.106.206
107.173.176.4
192.3.7.198
216.244.68.195
217.13.103.48

bookinghotworld.ws
clubofmalw.ws
darkestzone2.wang
donttouchmybaseline.ws
canonsupervideo4k.ws
malwinstall.wang
wangmewang.name
tradesmartcoin.xyz
virmalw.name


UPDATE

My trusted source (thank you) says that it phones home to the following IPs and URLs:

91.211.119.71/data/info.php (Zharkov Mukola Mukolayovuch aka 0x2a, Ukraine)
185.162.8.101/data/info.php (Eurohoster, Netherlands)
158.255.6.109/data/info.php (Mir Telematiki, Russia)
185.154.15.150/data/info.php (Dunaevskiy Denis Leonidovich aka Zomro, Ukraine)
gsejeeshdkraota.org/data/info.php [188.120.232.55] (TheFirst-RU, Russia)
sraqpmg.work/data/info.php
balichpjuamrd.work/data/info.php
mvvdhnix.biz/data/info.php [69.195.129.70] (Joes Datacenter, US)
kifksti.work/data/info.php
iruglwxkasnrcq.pl/data/info.php
xketxpqxj.work/data/info.php
qkmecehteogblx.su/data/info.php
bbskrcwndcyow.su/data/info.php
nqjacfrdpkiyuen.ru/data/info.php
ucjpevjjl.work/data/info.php
nyxgjdcm.info/data/info.php


In addition to the IPs listed above, I also recommend blocking:
69.195.129.70
91.211.119.71
158.255.6.109
185.154.15.150
185.162.8.101
188.120.232.55



Monday, 5 September 2016

Malware spam: "We are sending you the credit card receipt from yesterday. Please match the card number and amount."

This fake financial spam has a malicious attachment:

From:    Tamika Good
Date:    5 September 2016 at 08:43
Subject:    Credit card receipt

Dear [redacted],

We are sending you the credit card receipt from yesterday. Please match the card number and amount.


Sincerely yours,
Tamika Good
Account manager
The spam will appear to come from different senders. Attached is a ZIP file with a random hexadecimal name, in turn containing a malicious .js script starting with the string credit_card_receipt_

A Malwr analysis of three samples [1] [2] [3] shows each one downloading a component from:

canonsupervideo4k.ws/1bcpr7xx

This appears to be multihomed on the following IP addresses:

23.95.106.206 (New Wave NetConnect, US)
107.173.176.4 (Virtual Machine Solutions LLC, US)
192.3.7.198 [hostname: ns2.3arab.net] (Hudson Valley Host, US)
217.13.103.48 (1B Holding ZRT, Hungary)


Of interest, the WHOIS details have been seen before in relation to Locky. They are probably fake:

  Registrant Name: Dudenkov Denis
  Registrant Organization: Eranet International Limited
  Registrant Street: Lenina 18 Lenina 18
  Registrant City: Vladivostok
  Registrant State/Province: RU
  Registrant Postal Code: 690109
  Registrant Country: RU
  Registrant Phone: 85222190860
  Registrant Phone Ext:
  Registrant Fax:
  Registrant Fax Ext:
  Registrant Email: volosovik@inbox.ru


Those reports indicate that a malicious DLL is dropped with a detection rate of 9/57.  These Hybrid Analysis reports [4] [5] [6] show the malware phoning home to:

91.211.119.71/data/info.php [hostname: data.ru.com] (Zharkov Mukola Mukolayovuch aka 0x2a, Ukraine)
158.255.6.109/data/info.php (Mir Telematiki, Russia)
185.154.15.150/data/info.php (Denis Leonidovich Dunaevskiy, Ukraine)
185.162.8.101/data/info.php (Eurohoster, Netherlands)
uxfpwxxoyxt.pw/data/info.php [188.120.232.55] (TheFirst-RU, Russia)

The payload is probably Locky ransomware.

Recommended blocklist:
23.95.106.206
107.173.176.4
192.3.7.198
217.13.103.48

91.211.119.71
158.255.6.109
185.154.15.150
185.162.8.101
188.120.232.55


Friday, 2 September 2016

Malware spam: "old office facilities" leads to Locky

This spam has a malicious attachment:

Subject:     old office facilities
From:     Kimberly Snow (Snow.741@niqueladosbestreu.com)
Date:     Friday, 2 September 2016, 8:55

Hi Corina,

Attached is the list of old office facilities that need to be replaced. Please copy the list into the purchase order form.


Best wishes,
Kimberly Snow
The name of the sender will vary. Attached is a ZIP file with a random hexadecimal number, containing a malicious .js script beginning with office_facilities_ plus another random hexadecimal number.

Analysis is pending, but this Malwr report indicates attempted communications to:

malwinstall.wang
sopranolady7.wang

..both apparently hosted on 66.85.27.250 (Crowncloud, US). Those domain names are consistent with this being Locky ransomware.

UPDATE 1

According to this Malwr report it drops a DLL with a detection rate of 10/58. Also those mysterious .wang domains appear to be multihomed on the following IPs:

23.95.106.195 (New Wave NetConnect, US)
45.59.114.100 [hostname: support01.cf] (Servercrate aka CubeMotion LLC, US)
66.85.27.250 (Crowncloud, US)
104.36.80.104 ("Kevin Kevin" / Servercrate aka CubeMotion LLC, US)
107.161.158.122 (Net3, US)
158.69.147.88 (OVH, Canada)
192.99.111.28 (OVH, Canada)


Recommended blocklist:
23.95.106.195
45.59.114.100
66.85.27.250
104.36.80.104
107.161.158.122
158.69.147.88
192.99.111.28


Malware spam: "Scanned image from MX2310U@victimdomain.tld" leads to Locky

This fake document scan appears to come from within the victim's own domain, but this is just a simple forgery. Attached is a malicious Word document.

Subject:     Scanned image from MX2310U@victimdomain.tld
From:     office@victimdomain.tld (office@victimdomain.tld)
To:     webmaster@victimdomain.tld;
Date:     Friday, 2 September 2016, 2:29

Reply to: office@victimdomain.tld [office@victimdomain.tld]
Device Name: MX2310U@victimdomain.tld
Device Model: MX-2310U
Location: Reception

File Format: PDF MMR(G4)
Resolution: 200dpi x 200dpi

Attached file is scanned image in PDF format.
Use Acrobat(R)Reader(R) or Adobe(R)Reader(R) of Adobe Systems Incorporated to view the document.
Adobe(R)Reader(R) can be downloaded from the following URL:
Adobe, the Adobe logo, Acrobat, the Adobe PDF logo, and Reader are registered trademarks or trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated in the United States and other countries.

    http://www.adobe.com/

Attached is a .DOCM file with a filename consisting of the recipients's email address, date and a random element. There are various different scripts which according to my source (thank you!) download a component from on of the following locations:

body-fitness.net/lagmslh
bushman-rest.com/aoeueyk
capannoneinliguria.com/lijrnub
foerschl.gmxhome.de/emyomqa
imakarademo.web.fc2.com/akwhorc
inge28.mytactis.com/cqmoxef
pennylanecupcakes.com.au/mhkqxia
rabbitfood.web.fc2.com/ixvnfyj
sakon118.web.fc2.com/srmrsgf
sebangou8.xxxxxxxx.jp/kfkdpvl
sojasaude.com.br/ahtoijg
sp-moto.ru/vodusim
t-schoener.de/mdexigc
www.bytove.jadro.szm.com/dgsqens
www.callisto.cba.pl/oqmfnar
www.ccnprodusenaturiste.home.ro/hiogthu
www.coropeppinumereu.it/xyhhytf
www.one-clap.jp/pourpjr
www.parrucchieriagiacomo.com/dekjxus
www.radicegioielli.com/aayfixd
www.sieas.com/mkndcbn
www.spiritueelcentrumaum.net/ksqoyps
www.vanetti.it/inywdjo
www.whitakerpd.co.uk/ymmcguk
www.xolod-teplo.ru/ygpwfty
yggithuq.utawebhost.at/getatoj

The payload is Locky ransomware, phoning home to:

212.109.192.235/data/info.php [hostname: take.ru.com] (JSC Server, Russia)
149.154.152.108/data/info.php [hostname: 407.AT.multiservers.xyz] (EDIS, Austria)

Recommended blocklist:
212.109.192.235
149.154.152.108

Thursday, 1 September 2016

Malware spam: "Please find attached invoice no" leads to Locky

This spam has a malicious attachment. It appears to come from the sender themselves, but this is just a trivial forgery.

Subject:     Please find attached invoice no: 329218
From:     victim@victimdomain.tld
To:     victim@victimdomain.tld
Date:     Thursday, 1 September 2016, 12:42

Attached is a Print Manager form.
Format = Portable Document Format File (PDF)
________________________________

Disclaimer

This email/fax transmission is confidential and intended solely for the person or organisation to whom it is addressed. If you are not the intended recipient, you must not copy, distribute or disseminate the information, or take any action in reliance of it. Any views expressed in this message are those of the individual sender, except where the sender specifically states them to be the views of any organisation or employer. If you have received this message in error, do not open any attachment but please notify the sender (above) deleting this message from your system. For email transmissions please rely on your own virus check no responsibility is taken by the sender for any damage rising out of any bug or virus infection.
Attached is a ZIP file containing a malicious .wsf script. According to my usual source (thank you!) the scripts download from one of the following locations:

158.195.68.10/87hcrn33g
branchjp.web.fc2.com/87hcrn33g
chal4.co.uk/87hcrn33g
dashman.web.fc2.com/87hcrn33g
dcqoutlet.es/87hcrn33g
forum.sandalcraft.cba.pl/87hcrn33g
hotcarshhhs6632.com/js/87hcrn33g
hotelimperium.go.ro/87hcrn33g
imperium.nazory.cz/87hcrn33g
kawasima0506.web.fc2.com/87hcrn33g
kissfm.rdsor.ro/87hcrn33g
ksiega.solidworks.cba.pl/87hcrn33g
nevrincea.50webs.com/87hcrn33g
olivier.coroenne.perso.sfr.fr/87hcrn33g
postaldigitalrs.com.br/87hcrn33g
pp4_09_10_2s.republika.pl/87hcrn33g
reklamnibannery.wz.cz/87hcrn33g
rhanwid.com/87hcrn33g
sac360.web.fc2.com/87hcrn33g
school3.50webs.com/87hcrn33g
srxrun.nobody.jp/87hcrn33g
szkolagrojec.republika.pl/87hcrn33g
wccf.huuryuu.com/87hcrn33g
www.agridiving.net/87hcrn33g
www.archiviestoria.it/87hcrn33g
www.cmg-ingegneria.it/87hcrn33g
www.coseincredibili.it/87hcrn33g
www.courtesyweb.it/87hcrn33g
www.dallaglio-nordin.com/87hcrn33g
www.galaturs.com.ua/87hcrn33g
www.gebrvanorsouw.nl/87hcrn33g
www.gunaldy.com/87hcrn33g
www.idiomestarradellas.com/87hcrn33g
www.infoteria.cba.pl/87hcrn33g
www.termoalbiate.com/87hcrn33g
zui9reica.web.fc2.com/87hcrn33g

The payload appears to be Locky ransomware. It phones home to:

188.127.249.32/data/info.php
95.85.19.195/data/info.php
212.109.192.235/data/info.php
jljiqkwchebdtng.click/data/info.php
xattllfuayehhmpnx.pw/data/info.php
gxytcem.info/data/info.php
cmodkwsxu.biz/data/info.php
cucifux.pw/data/info.php
yectcnixjvowtac.pw/data/info.php
wkufbyd.ru/data/info.php
cjtysjouoheneprhu.ru/data/info.php
ipbjheegfnwrhh.pl/data/info.php
xmujkqloyo.info/data/info.php
hyopihvoqidlgckyu.biz/data/info.php
bhooxdm.work/data/info.php

This is similar to the list here.

Recommended blocklist:
5.34.183.211
212.109.192.235
95.85.19.195
188.127.249.0/24
91.223.180.0/24


Malware spam: "Our shipping service is sending the order form due to the request from your company."

This fake shipping email comes with a malicious attachment:

Subject:     Shipping information
From:     Charles Burgess
Date:     Thursday, 1 September 2016, 9:30

Dear customer,

Our shipping service is sending the order form due to the request from your company.

Please fill the attached form with precise information.

Very truly yours,
Charles Burgess
The sender's name will vary. Attached is a ZIP file with a random hexadecimal name, containing a malicious .js file beginning with a random sequence and endng with _shipping_service.js.

Automated analysis [1] [2] [3] [4] of two samples sees the script downloading from the following locations (there are probably more than this):


joeybecker.gmxhome.de/430j1t
ngenge.web.fc2.com/vs1qc0
mambarambaro.ws/1zvqoqf
timetobuymlw.in/2dlqalg0
peetersrobin.atspace.com/t2heyor1
www.bioinfotst.cba.pl/u89o4

Between those four reports, there are three different DLLs dropped (VirusTotal [5] [6] [7]). This Hybrid Analysis shows the malware phoning home to:

5.34.183.211/data/info.php [hostname: take.cli] (ITL, Ukraine)
212.109.192.235/data/info.php [hostname: take.ru.com] (JSC Server, Russia)
188.127.249.203/data/info.php [hostname: it.ivanovoobl.ru] (SmartApe, Russia)
xattllfuayehhmpnx.pw/data/info.php [91.223.180.66] (FOP Sedinkin Olexandr Valeriyovuch aka thehost.ua, Ukraine)

The payload is probably Locky ransomware.

Recommended blocklist:
5.34.183.211
212.109.192.235
188.127.249.0/24
91.223.180.0/24

Wednesday, 31 August 2016

Malware spam: "bank transactions"

This fake financial spam comes with a malicious attachment:

From:    Rueben Vazquez
Date:    31 August 2016 at 10:06
Subject:    bank transactions


Good morning petrol.

Attached is the bank transactions made from the company during last month.
Please file these transactions into financial record.


Yours truly,
Rueben Vazquez

The name of the sender will vary. Attached is a randomly-named ZIP file containing a malicious .js script with a name consisting of a random hexadecimal number plus _bank_transactions.js.

According to the Malwr report of these three samples [1] [2] [3] the (very sweary) scripts download from these following locations (there are probably more):

www.fulvio77.it/50glk
www.mbeccarini.com/8k8bpxvf
www.liviazottola.it/jdg3v7
malwinstall.wang/0un6xtal
01ad681.netsolhost.com/ym0zloe
newt150.tripod.com/rtc6a
akeseverin.com/mfr67
212.26.129.68/bxdwi0
mambarambaro.ws/1m202
virmalw.name/2lnbr
smc.psuti.ru/rvnfdn26
www.opal.webserwer.pl/hpeqoqgg
www.europegreen.org/va99dis

Each one of those samples drops a different DLL with detection rates of 8/57 or so [4] [5] [6] and according to the Hybrid Analsis reports [7] [8] [9] these phone home to:

95.85.19.195/data/info.php [hostname: vps-110831.freedomain.in.ua] (Digital Ocean, Netherlands)
138.201.191.196/data/info.php [hostname: u138985v67.ds-servers.com] (Hetzner, Germany)
188.127.249.203/data/info.php [hostname: it.ivanovoobl.ru] (SmartApe, Russia)
188.127.249.32/data/info.php (SmartApe, Russia)
cufrmjsomasgdciq.pw/data/info.php [91.223.180.66] (FOP Sedinkin Olexandr Valeriyovuch aka thehost.ua, Ukraine)

The payload is probably the Locky ransomware.

Recommended blocklist:
95.85.19.195
138.201.191.196
188.127.249.0/24
91.223.180.0/24


Thursday, 18 August 2016

Malware spam: "The office printer is having problems so I've had to email the UPS label"

This fake UPS email has a malicious attachment. It appears to come from various countries UPS domains (e.g. ups.de, ups.co.uk), and from various senders.

From     "Laurence lumb" [Laurence.lumb25@ups.de]
Date     Thu, 18 Aug 2016 17:35:21 +0530
Subject     Emailing: Label

Good afternoon

The office printer is having problems so I've had to email the UPS label,
sorry for the inconvenience.

Cheers

Laurence lumb
Attached is a ZIP file with a name beginning "Label" plus a random number. This contains a malicious .WSF script file that downloads Locky ransomware from one of the following locations (according to my trusted source):

a-plusrijopleiding.nl/jkYTFhb7
cloud9surfphilippines.com/jkYTFhb7
concurs.kzh.hi2.ro/jkYTFhb7
cs-czosnusie.cba.pl/jkYTFhb7
dasproject.homepage.t-online.de/jkYTFhb7
detlevs-homepage.de/jkYTFhb7
edios.vzpsoft.com/jkYTFhb7
entree22.homepage.t-online.de/jkYTFhb7
entrematicomstyle.com/jkYTFhb7
hanakago3.web.fc2.com/jkYTFhb7
infocoard.50webs.com/jkYTFhb7
mortony.cba.pl/jkYTFhb7
ramenman.okoshi-yasu.com/jkYTFhb7
rgcgifuhashima.aikotoba.jp/jkYTFhb7
sulportale.50webs.com/jkYTFhb7
wb4rsun8c.homepage.t-online.de/jkYTFhb7
www.1-anwalt.de/jkYTFhb7
www.alexpalmieri.com/jkYTFhb7
www.beneli.be/jkYTFhb7
www.bkcelje.50webs.com/jkYTFhb7
www.ceccatobassano.it/jkYTFhb7
www.fabriziorossi.it/jkYTFhb7
www.jphmvossen.nl/jkYTFhb7
www.kdr.easynet.co.uk/jkYTFhb7
www.learnetplus.org/jkYTFhb7
www.lechner-maria.de/jkYTFhb7
www.parma-vivai.it/jkYTFhb7
www.pizzeriaelite.it/jkYTFhb7
www.pulsefl.0catch.com/jkYTFhb7
www.unice.it/jkYTFhb7
zsp17.y0.pl/jkYTFhb7


This dropped binary has a detection rate of 6/54. It phones home to the following locations:

185.129.148.19/php/upload.php (MWTV, Latvia)
51.255.107.8/php/upload.php (Webhost LLC Dmitrii Podelko, Russia / OVH, France)
194.67.210.183/php/upload.php (Marosnet, Russia)

Recommended blocklist:
185.129.148.0/24
51.255.107.8
194.67.210.183






Monday, 15 August 2016

Malware spam: "Jen [Jen@purple-office.com]" / "Documents from Purple Office - IN00003993"

These fake financial documents have a malicious attachment:

From:    Jen [Jen@purple-office.com]
Date:    15 August 2016 at 14:10
Subject:    Documents from Purple Office - IN00003993

Please find attached invoice/credit from Purple Office.

Best regards,

Purple Office 
Attached is a randomly-named DOCM file which is almost definitely a variant of Locky ransomware as seen here and here.

Malware spam: "Emma Critchley (emmacritchley@advantage-finance.co.uk)" / "Emailing - 9104896607509"

This fake financial spam has a malicious attachment. It does not come from Advantage Finance but is instead a simple forgery.

Subject:     Emailing - 9104896607509
From:     Emma Critchley (emmacritchley@advantage-finance.co.uk)
Date:     Monday, 15 August 2016, 13:28

Hi

Vicky has asked me to forward you the finance documents (Please see attached)


Many Thanks 
Attached is a DOCM file with a name that matches the subject. There are various versions, all of which download Locky ransomware from one of the following locations (thank you to my source):

devierdemuur.50webs.com/HJ6bhGHV
kittoyakudatu.web.fc2.com/HJ6bhGHV
marcinha.50webs.com/HJ6bhGHV
marimo1963430.web.fc2.com/HJ6bhGHV
mondialmt2.hi2.ro/HJ6bhGHV
orquestracaravan.com/HJ6bhGHV
rondoncompany.bake-neko.net/HJ6bhGHV
topfireart.com/HJ6bhGHV
turiblo.atspace.com/HJ6bhGHV
www.bozenan.swk.vectranet.pl/HJ6bhGHV
www.carrosserie-promocar.net/HJ6bhGHV
www.lancerortho.com/HJ6bhGHV
www.pescatoridelpontile.it/HJ6bhGHV
www.reniero.org/HJ6bhGHV
www.scoutvda.it/HJ6bhGHV
www.tecnohellas.gr/HJ6bhGHV
www.vinyljazzrecords.com/HJ6bhGHV
xn--kukuk-gstrow-jlb.de/HJ6bhGHV


This phones home to the same servers as mentioned in this post.


Malware spam: "orderconfirmation@esab.co.uk" / "Order Confirmation-7069-2714739-20160815-292650"

This fake financial spam does not come from ESAB but is instead a simple forgery with a malicious attachment.

From:    orderconfirmation@esab.co.uk
Date:    15 August 2016 at 10:37
Subject:    Order Confirmation-7069-2714739-20160815-292650

_________________________________________________________________
This communication and any files transmitted with it contain information which is confidential and which may also be privileged. It is for the exclusive use of the intended recipient(s). If you are not the intended recipient(s), please note that any disclosure, copying, printing or use whatsoever of this communication or the information contained in it is strictly prohibited. If you have received this communication in error, please notify us by e-mail or by telephone as above and then delete the e-mail together with any copies of it.

ESAB does not accept liability for the integrity of this message or for any changes, which may occur in transmission due to network, machine or software failure or manufacture or operator error. Although this communication and any files transmitted with it are believed to be free of any virus or any other defect which might affect any computer or IT system into which they are received and opened, it is the responsibility of the recipient to ensure that they are virus free and no responsibility will be accepted by ESAB for any loss or damage arising in any way from receipt or use thereof. 
Attached is a file with a name similar to Order_Confirmation-7069-2714739-20160815-292650.docm which contains a malicious macro. There are various versions, which according to my source (thank you) download a component from one of the following locations:

marcinha.50webs.com/HJ6bhGHV
marimo1963430.web.fc2.com/HJ6bhGHV
mondialmt2.hi2.ro/HJ6bhGHV
orquestracaravan.com/HJ6bhGHV
turiblo.atspace.com/HJ6bhGHV
www.lancerortho.com/HJ6bhGHV
www.pescatoridelpontile.it/HJ6bhGHV
www.reniero.org/HJ6bhGHV
www.vinyljazzrecords.com/HJ6bhGHV
xn--kukuk-gstrow-jlb.de/HJ6bhGHV


The payload is Locky ransomware with a very low detection rate at present. It phones home to:

185.129.148.19/php/upload.php (MWTV, Latvia)
138.201.56.190/php/upload.php (Hetzner, Germany)
46.148.26.77/php/upload.php (Infium UAB, Ukraine)

The MWTV block is all bad. Recommended blocklist:
185.129.148.0/24
138.201.56.190
46.148.26.77


Friday, 12 August 2016

Malware spam: This E-mail was sent from "CUKPR0329001" (Aficio MP C305).

This spam comes with a malicious attachment:

Subject:     Message from "CUKPR0317276"
From:     scanner@victimdomain.tld (scanner@victimdomain.tld)
To:     webmaster@victimdomain.tld;
Date:     Friday, 12 August 2016, 14:00

This E-mail was sent from "CUKPR0329001" (Aficio MP C305).

Scan Date: 17.11.2015 09:08:40 (+0000)
Queries to: <scanner@victimdomain.tld
The email appears to come from within the victim's own domain (but this is just a simple forgery). Attached is a ZIP file with a name similar to 201608120908.zip which contains a malicious .WSF script with a name similar to doc(171)-12082016.wsf

This Hybrid Analysis shows the script downloading a file from www.hi-segno.com/02bjJBHDs?WUubFbrItd=ratyCr (and also the same location on bonmoment.web.fc2.com and www.homesplus.nf.net) but a trusted source tells me that the following download locations appear in different scripts:

birthday-cards.50webs.com/02bjJBHDs
bonmoment.web.fc2.com/02bjJBHDs
broda.50webs.com/02bjJBHDs
coachinglegend2.atspace.com/02bjJBHDs
dopelx.com/02bjJBHDs
einfachwalter.homepage.t-online.de/02bjJBHDs
files.zdaspb.ru/02bjJBHDs
kolkhoz.web.fc2.com/02bjJBHDs
muteofficial.web.fc2.com/02bjJBHDs
portraitstaffa.de/02bjJBHDs
preglitzer.heimat.eu/02bjJBHDs
scom2.web.fc2.com/02bjJBHDs
seinyco.es/02bjJBHDs
sportpferde-weihmayer.homepage.t-online.de/02bjJBHDs
studiocorrado.org/02bjJBHDs
sv-sportscars.nl/02bjJBHDs
tianooze.web.fc2.com/02bjJBHDs
www.bitupont.hu/02bjJBHDs
www.ceccosport.it/02bjJBHDs
www.herinvest.be/02bjJBHDs
www.hi-segno.com/02bjJBHDs
www.homesplus.nf.net/02bjJBHDs
www.meckem.de/02bjJBHDs
www.meteoerba.it/02bjJBHDs
www.milleniumbar.it/02bjJBHDs
www.nikawilliam.net/02bjJBHDs
www.oxxengarde.de/02bjJBHDs
www.planetk.it/02bjJBHDs
www.smilehi.info/02bjJBHDs


The malware phones home to:

185.129.148.19/php/upload.php (MWTV, Latvia)
138.201.56.190/php/upload.php (Hetzner, Germany)

That Latvian network range is all bad, I recommend that you block the lot. The payload is Locky ransomware.

Recommended blocklist:
185.129.148.0/24
138.201.56.190


Thursday, 11 August 2016

Malware spam: "New Doc" / "Scanned by CamScanner" / "Sent from Yahoo Mail on Android"

This spam has a malicious attachment:

From:    Ashley [Ashley747@victimdomail.tld]
Date:    11 August 2016 at 11:13
Subject:    New Doc 6-6

Scanned by CamScanner


Sent from Yahoo Mail on Android

The sender name and numbers in the subject vary, and it appears to come from within the sender's own domain (this is just a simple forgery). Attached is a malicious Word document with a name similar to New Doc 666-9.docm. A Hybrid Analysis of one sample shows a download location of fcm-makler.de/4GBrdf6 and my sources (thank you) tell me that there are many others, giving the following list:

151.ru/4GBrdf6
antonello.messina.it/4GBrdf6
fcm-makler.de/4GBrdf6
iceninegr.web.fc2.com/4GBrdf6
mccrarys.us/4GBrdf6
momoselok.ru/4GBrdf6
sando.oboroduki.com/4GBrdf6
www.EastsideAutoSalvage.com/4GBrdf6
www.fasulo.org/4GBrdf6
www.halloweenparty.go.ro/4GBrdf6
www.tommasobovone.com/4GBrdf6


The malware is Locky ransomware, and it phones home to the following locations:

185.129.148.19/php/upload.php (MWTV, Latvia)
195.16.90.23/php/upload.php (WIBO International s.r.o., Ukraine) [hostname: vz1.hostlife.net]
136.243.237.197/php/upload.php (Hetzner, Germany)

Recommended blocklist:
185.129.148.0/24
195.16.90.23
136.243.237.197

Thursday, 4 August 2016

Malware spam: "Please sign the receipt attached for the arrival of new office facilities." leads to Locky

Yet another Locky campaign today..

From:    Erica Hutchinson
Date:    4 August 2016 at 12:34
Subject:    please sign

Dear [redacted]

Please sign the receipt attached for the arrival of new office facilities.


Best regards,
Erica Hutchinson

This drops Locky ransomware through a malicious attachment. It appears to be largely the same as found in this earlier spam run.

Malware spam: "Emailing: Sheet / Document / Invoice" with a .docm leads to Locky

This malware-laden spam comes with a variety of subjects, for example:

Emailing: Invoice (79).xls
Emailing: Sheet (189).doc
Emailing: Sheet (3352).tiff
Emailing: Document (79).doc
Emailing: Invoice (443).doc
Emailing: Sheet (679).xls
Emailing: Document (291).pdf


There is no body text. Attached is a .docm file with the same prefix as the subject (e.g. Document (291).pdf.docm) which contains a macro that downloads a malicious component from one of the following locations:

abi64.com/h78r3gfe
bikepaintpureworks.web.fc2.com/h78r3gfe
brupuoli.tempsite.ws/h78r3gfe
composit.vtrbandaancha.net/h78r3gfe
film-online.bejbiblues.cba.pl/h78r3gfe
ftp.bergamo.chiesacattolica.it/h78r3gfe
innal.com.mx/h78r3gfe
karnat.cba.pl/h78r3gfe
mbc.nekonikoban.org/h78r3gfe
potato.chottu.net/h78r3gfe
schello4u.de/h78r3gfe
tyouseikan.web.fc2.com/h78r3gfe
www.agriturismolapiana.net/h78r3gfe
www.artistsagainstwar.it/h78r3gfe
www.bwmodels.com/h78r3gfe
www.comunedicanischio.it/h78r3gfe
www.ekstraciuchy.pl/h78r3gfe
www.kishazy.hu/h78r3gfe

(Thank you to my usual source for this). The payload is Locky ransomware and the C2 servers are those found here.

Malware spam: "Business card" / "I have attached the new business card design." leads to Locky

This spam email has a malicious attachment:

From:    Glenna Johnson
Date:    4 August 2016 at 10:18
Subject:    Business card

Hello [redacted],

I have attached the new business card design.
Please let me know if you need a change


King regards,
Glenna Johnson
c75b53fd1ea488ebe8eaf068fd5c9dd13f1848f4d3a7
Sender names and that long hexadecimal number with vary. Attached is a randomly-named ZIP file containing a malicious .js script beginning with "business card" [example]. The payload appears to be Locky ransomware.

This Hybrid Analysis of the script gives plenty of detail as to what is going on. My trusted sources tell me that the list of download locations is quite short:

escapegasmech.com/048220y5
goldjinoz.com/0a3tg
platimunjinoz.ws/13fo8lnl
regeneratewert.ws/1qvvu9lu
traveltotre.in/2c4ykij7


This drops a binary with a detection rate of 8/54. The earlier Hybrid Analysis report shows it phoning home to:

31.41.46.29/php/upload.php (Relink Ltd, Russia) [hostname: ip.cishost.ru]
185.129.148.19/php/upload.php (MWTV, Latvia)
91.219.29.35/php/upload.php (FLP Kochenov Aleksej Vladislavovich aka uadomen.com, Ukraine) [hostname: 35.29.219.91.colo.ukrservers.com]

All of those network blocks have a pretty poor reputation and I recommend that you block their entire ranges.

Recommended blocklist:
31.41.40.0/21
185.129.148.0/24
91.219.28.0/22






Wednesday, 3 August 2016

Malware spam: "Confirmation letter" leads to Locky

Another spam run leading to Locky ransomware..
From:    Mavis Howe [Howe.4267@croestate.com]
Date:    3 August 2016 at 13:32
Subject:    Confirmation letter

Hi [redacted],

I attached the employment confirmation letter I prepared.
Please check it before you send it out.

Best regards

Mavis Howe
The name of the sender varies from email to email. The malicious attachment and payload seem very close to the one described here.

Malware spam: "As you directed, I send the attachment containing the data about the new invoices"

Another day, another Locky ransomware run:

From:    Marian Mcgowan
Date:    3 August 2016 at 11:15
Subject:    Fw: New invoices

As you directed, I send the attachment containing the data about the new invoices

Attached is a randomly-named ZIP file which contains a highly obfuscated .js script  which according to this Malwr analysis downloads a binary from..

blog-aida.cba.pl/2zensi7t

..when decrypted it creates a binary with a detection rate of 4/54. That same Malwr analysis shows it phoning home to:

93.170.104.20/php/upload.php (Breezle LLC, Netherlands) [hostname: pundik.rus.1vm.in]

This IP was seen last night and it seems that there is a concurrent Locky spam run phoning home to:

185.129.148.19/php/upload.php (MWTV, Latvia)
89.108.127.160/php/upload.php (Agava, Russia) [hostname: srv1129.commingserv.com]

Both those IPs are in known bad blocks.

Recommended blocklist:
93.170.104.20
185.129.148.0/24
89.108.127.0/24



Malware spam: "I attached the project status report in order to update you about the last meeting"

This spam leads to Locky ransomware:

From:    Keri Jarvis [Jarvis.64030@bac.globalnet.co.uk]
Date:    2 August 2016 at 22:13
Subject:    report

Hi,

I attached the project status report in order to update you about the last meeting

Best regards,
Keri Jarvis
Attached is a randomly named ZIP file containing a malicious .js script beginning with the word "report". This downloads an evil binary from one of the following locations:

ary.ken-shin.net/jc6f3r
bizconsulting.ro/mgld4
czerwinski.ciesielstwo.cba.pl/6qxwpzt0
equalityindonesia.com/mdxrgr
essenciadoequilibrio.net/jl6aq
essenciadoequilibrio.net/szbcfto
go4leiner.de/vm3u88
hitoribotch.web.fc2.com/73bm9p96
ikkyohawks.web.fc2.com/e61h18
lifeserv.myarena.ru/mp9133x
locogallery.com/dz0lw6
mephisto.nd.e-wro.pl/05fvl56n
miyadu.web.fc2.com/hrdl2sh8
namarinoko.hariko.com/376wx19
nedayepak.ir/eu9om
rsxxx.com/jsc6uao
russiansnow.web.fc2.com/yfu287q
slava.nsknet.ru/hi65u4w
sugetipula12.hi2.ro/rwnmj
sugetipula12.hi2.ro/v2gbzo0s
sumrmo360.web.fc2.com/hv07h
sven-jaenecke.homepage.t-online.de/1siww
tip.ub.ac.id/m7blnpxy
trans-free.ru/lve7y
watafuku.web.fc2.com/ao0dw
woblk17jc.homepage.t-online.de/xckpw14
wt7dzbn78.homepage.t-online.de/qxyc94p
www.am-i-evil.de/hkak1si
www.arstaelteknik.com/7o6uw8w
www.arstaelteknik.com/se0hgcy
www.bagana.net/oucgn5
www.breuninger-web.de/c1gjikd8
www.cafealaska.es/znsih5
www.carrelliusati.it/7zf90
www.closecombat.mynetcologne.de/cddpnu
www.cosentinoarredamenti.com/o77fzv
www.e-bev.com/7dl4wjqt
www.jansen-consultancy-machines.be/cnipq7ja
www.puntoit-informatica.com/6jnx8ms
www.sashraf.plus.com/d9g6d
www.serial-production.com/vqprmy
www.stucchifedele.com/wg4spe
www.vincenzofranchino.it/aymbt6k7


(Thank you to my usual source for this data)

The malware phones home to:

37.139.30.95/php/upload.php (Digital Ocean, Netherlands) [hostname: belyi.myeasy.ru]
93.170.128.249/php/upload.php (Krek Ltd, Russia)
93.170.104.20/php/upload.php (Breezle LLC, Netherlands) [hostname: pundik.rus.1vm.in]

Recommended blocklist:
37.139.30.95
93.170.128.249
93.170.104.20




Tuesday, 2 August 2016

Malware spam: "Unable to deliver your item, #000179376" / "FedEx International Ground" leads to ransomware

This fake FedEx email has a malicious attachment.

From:    FedEx International Ground [terry.mcnamara@luxmap.com]
Date:    2 August 2016 at 18:53
Subject:    [REDACTED], Unable to deliver your item, #000179376

Dear [Redacted],

This is to confirm that one or more of your parcels has been shipped.
Please, open email attachment to print shipment label.

Thanks and best regards,
Terry Mcnamara,
Support Manager.
Attached is a ZIP file FedEx_ID_000179376.zip which contains a malicious script FedEx_ID_000179376.doc.js which is highly obfuscated but which becomes clearer when deobfuscated. This Hybrid Analysis on the sample shows that the script downloads ransomware from opros.mskobr.ru but a quick examination of the code reveals several download locations:

opros.mskobr.ru
alacahukuk.com
www.ortoservis.ru
aksoypansiyon.com
samurkasgrup.com


Three of those domains are on the same IP (77.245.148.51), so we can assume that the server is completely compromised. If we extend that principle to the other servers then you might want to block traffic to:

195.208.64.20 (ROSNIIROS, Russia)
77.245.148.51 (Bilisim Teknolojileri Yazilim San. Tic. Ltd. Sti., Turkey)
5.101.153.32 (Beget Ltd, Russia)


A couple of binaries are dropped onto the system, a.exe (detection rate 2/53) [may not be malicious] and a2.exe (detection rate 7/53).

The payload seems to be Nemucod / Crypted or some related ransomware.

Recommended blocklist:
195.208.64.20
77.245.148.51
5.101.153.32



Malware spam: "Please see the attached last month’s paid bills for the company" leads to Locky

This fake financial spam has a malicious attachment:

From:    Nathanial Lane
Date:    2 August 2016 at 12:05
Subject:    Paid bills

Hello [redacted],

Please see the attached last month’s paid bills for the company

Best regards
Nathanial Lane
The name of the sender varies. It appears that these are being sent out in very high volumes. Attached to the email message is a randomly-named ZIP file which contains a malicious .js scripts beginning with "sales charts".

Thank you to my usual source for this analysis: the script downloads from one of the following locations:

158.199.158.185/e2ti07
212.26.129.68/f0671
acnek.com/zfwiice
alex-walter.de/gzag8yht
beate-oberle-kosmetik.de/jqbf9
breinco.com/~export/jrjnlkc
cinerd.info/wwekm4yk
clinic.gov.ua/my2vo
dev.appleleafabstracting.com/uis21
ecpi.ro/3kc9d2
essenciadoequilibrio.net/7vsuk59
exportwroclaw.cba.pl/565489s
fotografuj.pl/qk4zo4cv
gebetech.at/lpgrvcoa
go4leiner.de/8wofbvq
itconcept.md/mgvlj3m
jhengineering.szm.com/5242czu9
lifeserv.myarena.ru/0siarbi
madiv.ru/pbzgphhj
morfaux.fr/hvk9pc
my-result.ru/vhzj63z
nolwo.ru/nimsr
olis.atspace.com/b6aqk
plasseramerican.net/3064rl
psclimat.ru/rnn59v
realm-of-rage.heimat.eu/e4pxmx1
rsxxx.com/xy4dghdn
russiansnow.web.fc2.com/d8k6pqag
sancompany.ru/pl8in
setcoop.com.br/87pyu
siteriqi.bget.ru/sfgjthf
subbenim.atspace.com/kqfyrwph
system-inka.de/31f7r
terminatorzy.cba.pl/goix6
thehybrid.0catch.com/36sye
totalrepalrhonda.web.fc2.com/g6qx0t
tvoy-android.com/mqs5z
ultramarincentr.ru/soao7gp
woblk17jc.homepage.t-online.de/ao4sg9
wt7dzbn78.homepage.t-online.de/2x5qs94
www.arstaelteknik.com/6kpppb
www.bagana.net/0743nt3
www.cafealaska.es/bc3z9j9
www.cosentinoarredamenti.com/1zq31
www.dsalchi.org/dmkd5
www.gioilda.com/lcoucn62
www.serial-production.com/9c4xv
www.simons-vakantiehuisje.nl/2e3vp
www.stucchifedele.com/9c5m4g


The payload is Locky ransomware, phoning home to:

37.139.30.95/upload/_dispatch.php (Digital Ocean, Netherlands) [hostname belyi.myeasy.ru]
93.170.128.249/upload/_dispatch.php (Krek Ltd, Russia)


Recommended blocklist:
37.139.30.95
93.170.128.249



Monday, 1 August 2016

Malware spam: "Please review the attached corrected annual report." / "Corrected report"

This spam comes with a malicious attachment:

Subject:     Corrected report
From:     Joey Cox (Cox.48@sodetel.net.lb)
Date:     Monday, 1 August 2016, 13:37

Dear webmaster,

Please review the attached corrected annual report.

Yours faithfully
Joey Cox
The name of the sender will vary. Attached is a ZIP file with a random name, containing a malicious .WSF script beginning with "annual report". This attempts to download Locky ransomware from one of the following locations (thank you to my usual source for analysis):

121.83.206.211/~ftp-yama/9z6nu
12-land.co.jp/gyukmx
209.202.52.42/~wevugoja/eijz2y
213.228.128.12/~joaod/2xbjbu
213.228.128.12/~joaod/74ujkijl
217.26.70.200/~pitagora/4nm1k
218.228.19.9/~yossi/9ssfpkz
67.23.226.139/~jneccsio/2egblt4m
79.96.153.93/cxzlkz
80.109.240.71/~r.theeuwes/6c1arl9
abufarha.net/55hhso
akeseverin.com/audqp
akva-sarat.nichost.ru/xc2kao
arogyaforhealth.com/l9bwo0
b-doors.ru/l65n0 - hash
bisericaromaneasca.ro/jzvtuc
bobbysinghwpg.com/k3v1t3v4
canplus.fc2web.com/faepi1
certifiedbanker.org/lg305
climairuk.com/kmbw8q
clinic.gov.ua/sku4ql
darkhollowcoffee.com/n69xfk
darkhollowcoffee.com/xlbps
enexp.ru/r2wbp6
fotografuj.pl/8hotlfc2
fotografuj.pl/y4m2b
gp-logistics.ru/uwkop
keven.site.aplus.net/rb9skl
krovgid.ru/wooq2
libertymanuals.com/o97dh92i
mobile-kontent.com/ou6ne
openspace.pro/teg7qur
paletteswapninja.com/~playre5/0mxupm8q
programistyczni.strefa.pl/j7xk8c
ramsayconstruction.ca/b27ix9s
rom-stroy.ru/s0kphjat
schlebach.25mm.ru/ycz6sn
seahawkexports.com/7954qp3a
shagunproperty.com/8ikrr
sigovka.ru/w790cg8h
steelfs.com.mx/00ucikvv
stroymonolit.su/7oiy5i8
tvoy-android.com/i8rsoei
u2319351.plsk.regruhosting.ru/vsfvyj1j
ultramarincentr.ru/jtmms
uxeurope.com/~guest/7rj3px
visionaero.com/9grdv
wordpress.pro-tiler.ru/mk9yi4wl
www.robtozier.com/bg58a


The dropped binary then attempts to phone home to:

91.230.211.139/upload/_dispatch.php (Optizon Ltd, Russia) [hostname evradikfreeopti.ru]
37.139.30.95/upload/_dispatch.php (Digital Ocean, Netherlands) [hostname belyi.myeasy.ru]
91.219.29.48/upload/_dispatch.php (FLP Kochenov Aleksej Vladislavovich aka uadomen.com, Ukraine)

The host for that last one comes up over and over again, it's time to block that /22..

Recommended blocklist:
91.230.211.139
37.139.30.95
91.219.28.0/22



Scam: Fanrong Europe Fund / fanrongfund.info / fanrongeuropefund.info / fanrongeuropefund.com

This spam email advertising a "too good to be true" investment is a scam:

From:    Tim Hoffman [letter@612.com]
To:    contact [contact@victimdomain.tld]
Date:    30 July 2016 at 09:26
Subject:    Fanrong Europe Fund – 1 Half 2016 return +32.69%.

Dear Sirs,

Please be informed that the Fanrong Europe Fund reported strong 1 Half 2016 with return +32.69%.

Fanrong Europe Fund is a registered hedge fund that managed by a team of stock market experts that located in Zurich, Switzerland. The Fanrong Europe Fund Strategy is Long/Short Equity. The Fund was launched in April 2014. It is open-ended hedge fund. We are open for new investors.

We welcome you to contact us through our web-site to learn more about investing with us:
www.FanrongFund.info

Kind regards,
Tim Hoffman
e-marketing manager
Fanrong Europe Fund
www.FanrongFund.info


Reply to: marketing@fanrongfund.info

If you do not want to receive this newsletter send an email to: unsubscribe@fanrongfund.info

NOTICE: Your address was obtained from open sources where you were agreed to receive the marketing information from third parties.
I have received two of these emails, one coming from the IPs 188.69.207.57 and 188.69.223.168 which are both allocated to a mobile phone provider in Lithuania (UPDATE: also 188.69.223.54). The website fanrongfund.info was created just a few days ago (28th July 2016) and is registed to the following (presumably fake) registrant:

Registrant ID: JLD4030131633
Registrant Name: James Dean
Registrant Organization:
Registrant Street: Vorstadt 20
Registrant City: Zug
Registrant State/Province:
Registrant Postal Code: 6300
Registrant Country: CH
Registrant Phone: +41.417120101
Registrant Phone Ext:
Registrant Fax:
Registrant Fax Ext:
Registrant Email: jd767@yahoo.com


The site is hosted (apparently) in the British Virgin Islands on an IP allocated to the Public Domain Registry (PDR). It uses nameservers from Russian company AYBHOST.COM.

The website is pretty generic looking and opens with these words of wisdom:

Our main trade approach is:
"Close the position if it runs to loss, and hold it if it runs to profit".

Hans Messner
fund manager "Fanrong Europe Fund"

What next. "Buy low, sell high"? Here are some screenshots in case you see another version of this on your travels:






The "About" page carries this text:
We are the EU-domiciled investment manager with successful experience in stock trade in EU. Our professional assets managers have personal approach to trade with bear and bulls market. We use self-made investment strategy that allows getting the constant positive result in short-term horizon. All investment process is in full accordance with IIS (International Investment Standards) of Fanrong Capital (Hong Kong) (fanrongcapital.com).
Presumably this is copied off an earlier scam site, in this case there is an official warning about that particular firm.

fanrongfund.info appears to have mirrors at:

fanrongeuropefund.info
fanrongeuropefund.com

Both of these are hosted on 46.4.24.196 (Hetzner, Germany). The WHOIS details for those are inconsistent with each other.

fanrongeuropefund.info
Registrant ID: HSM1859139253
Registrant Name: Hans Messner
Registrant Organization: Fanrong Europe Fund
Registrant Street: Leutschenbachstrasse 95
Registrant City: Zurich
Registrant State/Province: Zurich
Registrant Postal Code: 8050
Registrant Country: CH
Registrant Phone: +41.445632589
Registrant Phone Ext:
Registrant Fax:
Registrant Fax Ext:
Registrant Email: info@fanrongeuropefund.info


fanrongeuropefund.com
Registry Registrant ID: Not Available From Registry
Registrant Name: Li Yong
Registrant Organization:
Registrant Street: Schwingerstrasse 9
Registrant City: Zurich
Registrant State/Province: Zurich
Registrant Postal Code: 8006
Registrant Country: CH
Registrant Phone: +41.442289632
Registrant Phone Ext:
Registrant Fax:
Registrant Fax Ext:
Registrant Email: info@fanrongeuropefund.com


For completeness, the domain fanrongcapital.com is hosted on 5.100.152.26  (the same block as fanrongfund.info) and this particular corporation seems to be using a free email address..

Registry Registrant ID: Not Available From Registry
Registrant Name: Wei Zhang
Registrant Organization: Fanrong Capital
Registrant Street: 20F, 1 Harbor View Street
Registrant City: Hong Kong
Registrant State/Province: Hong Kong
Registrant Postal Code: 111000
Registrant Country: HK
Registrant Phone: +852.58085536
Registrant Phone Ext:
Registrant Fax:
Registrant Fax Ext:
Registrant Email: fanrongcapital@yahoo.com


Nothing about this offer is legitimate. Avoid it, or if you have invested money in this fictitious firm then you should contact the police immediately.