Fake ‘DHL Delivery Report’ themed emails lead to malware

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Over the past couple of days, cybercriminals have launched two consecutive malware campaigns impersonating DHL in an attempt to trick users into thinking that they’ve received a parcel delivery notification. The first campaign comes with a malicious attachment, whereas in the second, the actual malicious archive is located on a compromised domain.

More details:

Sample screenshot of the the first spamvertised template:

Fake_DHL_Delivery_Notification_Email_Spam_Malware_Social_Engineering

Sample screenshot of the second spamvertised template:

Fake_DHL_Delivery_Notification_Email_Spam_Malware_Social_Engineering_01

Detection rate for the malicious executable:
MD5: 85f908a5bd0ada2d72d138e038aecc7d – detected by 12 out of 45 antivirus scanners as Backdoor.Win32.Androm.pta.

Once executed, it phones back to hxxp://seantit.ru/new/gate.php (67.174.162.23; 113.161.74.243; 5.175.142.32; 5.175.143.42; 202.180.52.3) and also downloads hxxp://seantit.ru/ya.exe (202.180.52.3) MD5: be52e7e38b9b467c51972cc841e7e487 – detected by 23 out of 46 antivirus scanners as Trojan:Win32/FakeSysdef.

Responding to the same IP are also the following domains part of the campaign’s infrastructure:
independinsy.net
confideracia.ru
gatoversignie.ru
programcam.ru
condalinaradushko.ru

seantit.ru (Name server: ns1.secrettappes.com – 209.140.18.37 – Email: calnroam2@yahoo.com; Name server: ns1.insectiore.net – 209.140.18.37 – Email: conaninfo@rocketmail.com) is also known to have responded to the following IPs:
5.175.142.32
5.175.143.42
66.230.163.135
67.174.162.23
86.95.203.184
94.249.206.117
108.174.197.91
111.118.185.166
186.115.144.123
202.180.52.3
206.174.122.15

Webroot SecureAnywhere users are proactively protected from this threat.

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