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Rogue iFrame Injected Web Sites Lead to the AndroidOS/FakeInst/Trojan-SMS.J2ME.JiFake Mobile Malware


A currently ongoing malicious campaign relying on injected iFrames at legitimate Web sites, successfully segments mobile traffic, and exposes mobile users to fraudulent legitimately looking variants of the AndroidOS/FakeInst/Trojan-SMS.J2ME.JiFake mobile malware.

Let’s dissect the campaign, expose the domains portfolio currently/historically known to have been involved in this campaign, as well as list all the malicious MD5s known to have been pushed by it.

iFrame injected domains containing the mobile traffic segmentation script parked on the same IP: –

Sample mobile malware MD5s pushed by the campaign:
MD5: e77f3bffe18fb9f5a1b1e5e6a0b8aaf8
MD5: 5fb4cc0b0d8dfe8011c44f97c6dd0aa2
MD5: 9348b5a13278cc101ae95cb2a88fe403
MD5: f4966c315dafa7e39ad78e31e599e8d0
MD5: 6f839dd29d2c7807043d06ba19e9c916
MD5: 8cfebfa7175e6e9a10e2a9ade4d87405
MD5: 4e5af55dd6a310bced83eb08c9a635b3

Phone back location: hxxp:// –

Parked on the same IP ( are also the following domains participating in the campaign’s infrastructure:

The following malicious mobile malware MD5s are known to have phoned back to the same IP in the past:
MD5: 572b07bd031649d4a82bb392156b25c6
MD5: 9685ff439e610fa8f874bf216fa47eee
MD5: 6d9dd3c9671d3d88f16071f1483faa12
MD5: 276b77b3242cb0f767bfba0009bcf3e7
MD5: aefdbdee7f873441b9d53500e1af34fa

What’s also worth emphasizing on is that we’ve also got a decent number of malicious Windows samples known to have phoned back to the same IP in the past, presumably in an attempt by fellow cybercriminals to monetize the traffic through an affiliate program.
MD5: bac8f2c5d0583ee8477d79dc52414bf5
MD5: a1ae35eadf7599d2f661a9ca7f0f2150
MD5: 419fdb78356eaf61f9445cf828b3e5cf
MD5: abce96eaa7c345c2c3a89a8307524001
MD5: 93d11dc11cccc5ac5a1d57edce73ea07
MD5: 53bbad9018cd53d16fb1a21bd4738619
MD5: 15f3eca26f6c8d12969ffb1dbeead236
MD5: 72c6c14f9bab8ff95dbaf491f2a2aff6
MD5: a282b40d654fee59a586b89a1a12cac2
MD5: e0798c635d263f15ab54a839bf6bac7f
MD5: 7b1d8820cc012deac282fc72471310bd
MD5: 21fdbb9e9e13297ae12768764e169fb4
MD5: 47fa4a3a7d94dad9fac1cbdc07862496
MD5: 5e9321027c73175cf6ff862019c90af7
MD5: cfbaccc61dc51b805673000d09e99024
MD5: 8bc4dd1aff76fd4d2513af4538626033
MD5: f6a622f76b18d3fa431a34eb33be4619
MD5: c068d11293fc14bebdf3b3827e0006ac
MD5: d68338a37f62e26e701dfe45a2f9cbf2
MD5: e1c9562b6666d9915c7748c25376416f
MD5: 1dccd14b23698ecc7c5a4b9099954ae4
MD5: 47601e9f8b624464b63d499af60f6c18

Actual download location of a sample mobile malware sample:
hxxp:// –

The following mobile malware serving domains are also known to have responded to the same IP ( in the past:

As well as the following malicious MD5s:
MD5: 8cfebfa7175e6e9a10e2a9ade4d87405
MD5: 4e5af55dd6a310bced83eb08c9a635b3

Thanks to the commercial availability of DIY iFrame injecting platforms, the current commoditization of hacked/compromised accounts across multiple verticals, the efficiency-oriented mass SQL injection campaigns, as well as the existence of beneath the radar malvertising campaigns, cybercriminals are perfectly positioned to continue monetizing mobile traffic for fraudulent/malicious purposes.

This post has been reproduced from Dancho Danchev’s blog. Follow him on Twitter.

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