December 26, 2012Dancho Danchev By Dancho Danchev

Cybercriminals resume spamvertising British Airways themed E-ticket receipts, serve malware

British Airways customers, watch out!

Cybercriminals have resumed spamvertising fake British Airways themed E-receipts — we intercepted the same campaign back in October — in an attempt to trick its customers into executing the malicious attachment found in the emails.

More details:

Sample screenshot of the spamvertised email:


Sample detection rate for the malicious attachment:
MD5: b46709cf7a6ff6071a6342eff3699bf0 – detected by 39 out of 46 antivirus scanners as Worm:Win32/Gamarue.I

Upon execution, it creates the following mutex on infected hosts:

It also initiates POST requests to the following IP:

As well as DNS requests to the following hosts: – – – –

The IPs are currently sinkholed by

Webroot SecureAnywhere users are proactively protected from these threats.

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