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This is a loose sequel to the Cutwail botnet analysis blogpost published on the malwaremustdie.blogspot.com. In this blogpost I will primarily focus on the downloaded PE executable itself (SHA256: 5F8FCC9C56BF959041B28E97BFB5DB9659B20A6E6076CFBA8CB2D591184C9164) and the network traffic that it generates. I will also reveal a hidden C&C server.But first let’s quickly go through the things it does at […]

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Yet another worm that infects removable drives was discovered. The Win32/SillyAutorun.FTW was recently found in the wild. The worm is written with Microsoft Visual Studio and uses injection engine – worm’s code overwrites the original code in memory. When it runs on infected machine, it firstcopies itself to  %ApplicationData%\E-73473-3674-74335\msnrsmsn.exe; where %ApplicationData% is application data folder […]

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2013

Grum, one of the largest spamming botnets, suspected to be responsible for over 17% of worldwide spam (as described here), which was “killed” in July 2012, still lives.  We have been tracking its activity since January 2013.  We can confirm spiderlab’s doubts about the grum killing published in March 2013. The following article provides some details […]

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