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LinkedIn spam / immerialtv.ru

01
Jun
2012

This fake LinkedIn spam leads to malware:

Date:      Fri, 1 Jun 2012 02:45:50 +0000
From:      LinkedIn Email Confirmation [[email protected]]
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:

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

� 2012, LinkedIn Corporation

The payload is on [donotclick]immerialtv.ru:8080/forum/showthread.php?page=5fa58bce769e5c2c (report here) hosted on the following IPs:

50.57.43.49 (Slicehost, US)
50.57.88.200 (Slicehost, US)
184.106.200.65 (Slicehost, US)
187.85.160.106 (Ksys Solucoes Web, Brazil)

Plain list for copy-and-pasting:
50.57.43.49
50.57.88.200
184.106.200.65
187.85.160.106

Those IPs host the following domains which can also be assumed to be hostile:
immerialtv.ru
opimmerialtv.ru
piloramamoskow.ru

  1. DK June 4, 2012

    I received a similar email titled “Re: Wire Transfer Confirmation” puporting to be linked in. This attachment also redirected to immerialtv.ru

    “Dear Bank Account Operator,
    WIRE TRANSACTION: WIRE-06812844107691880
    CURRENT STATUS: CANCELLED

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

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