Millions of spamvertised emails lead to W32/Casonline

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Thanks to a mature monetization model introduced by vendors of bogus online gambling software, cybercriminals continue mass mailing millions of emails in an attempt to earn revenue for each and every new installation of the promoted software.

In this post, I’ll profile several prolific spam campaigns attempting to trick users into visiting a bogus web site, and downloading a copy of the potentially unwanted application (PUA) most commonly known as W32/Casonline.

More details:

Screenshot of the bogus W32/Casonline-promoting email:

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Eight screenshot of the bogus W32/Casonline-promoting web site:

Ninth screenshot of the bogus W32/Casonline-promoting web site:

Spamvertised URLs: hxxp://www.allslotscasino.com; hxxp://www.specialpromotions.biz; hxxp://www.luckynuggetcasino.com; hxxp://www.21grandcasino.com; hxxp://www.gowildcasino.comhxxp://www.casinoclub.com; hxxp://www.slotsofvegas.com; hxxp://www.cityclubcasino.com; hxxp://clubplayercasino.com

Detection rate for MD5: eba4632138daf2fc857f3c8145bb4d1e – detected by 7 out of 42 antivirus scanners as Skodna.Casino.BK; Adware/CasOnline

Detection rate for MD5: 7d7e0a5adfd49fd44e8d103e3c1730af – detected by 8 out of 42 antivirus scanners as Riskware/CasOnline; Unwanted-Program

Detection rate for MD5: f7d72b0b86aabb3f22c2afb1f88713d2 – detected by 1 out of 42 antivirus scanners as Win32/RubyRoyal

Detection rate for MD5: 84b778528b96db04d233608f40f56aaa – detected by 6 out of 42 antivirus scanners as W32/Casino.P.gen!Eldorado; Riskware/CasOnline

Detection rate for MD5: 0121df3907024a68e6d9423b14db30fe – detected by 3 out of 42 antivirus scanners as Win32/RealTimeGaming_i

Detection rate for MD5: ec49130d21b60a766737aa4061790313 – detected by 2 out of 42 antivirus scanners as Heuristic.LooksLike.Win32.Suspicious.C

We’ll continue monitoring these ongoing spam campaigns.

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