All You Need Is Text

Recently I decided to go spelunking through our data in search of any rarities that we have collected. And today I will share some of these interesting specimens. None of these samples are truly unique and most of them are already well known and well documented, but this exercise can …

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Yes… another Emotet post, but they just keep on changing things up! We were having a look around our data from the Emotet botnet and came across an interesting example of the reply-chain tactic that has become the new normal for them.

As can be seen in the example above, …

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Shotgun Wedding

An email caught my eye this morning. Not because of a unique social engineering theme or a new delivery technique, but because of the sheer number of attachments, a shotgun approach to malware delivery. There were 3 RTF files with spoofed .doc and docx.doc extensions, an ARJ archive containing an …

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The Emotet botnet began sending holiday themed emails today. While this isn’t necessarily new to them, it does go to show that they are constantly experimenting with relevant themes along with their reply-chain style emails. Below are a few examples of emails that we saw cross our wires today:

Holiday
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Ran across this brand new angle on sextortion today. Instead of looking for creds to use for authenticity in a sexotortion email, this actor has decided to send a very small and generic email with a link to a blog site. Reviewing the site leads to what amounts to a …

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The complexities of intelligence (late night ramblings of a madman)

I’m sure I’m not the only one who knows of someone who, as a young child, had a dog.  They liked dogs, so they learned dogs.  Dogs have four legs, and they stand on them.  One day, it became apparent …

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Recently, I stumbled on an odd Agent Tesla sample that downloaded a paste from pastebin.com. This is not a normal TTP for most actors who license Agent Tesla for use in their malicious campaigns. And to make things more interesting, the paste was the hexadecimal representation of the binary and …

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