Threat Outbreak Alert: Fake Shipment Tracking Information Email Messages on July 1, 2013

2013-07-02T13:33:12
ID CISCO-THREAT-29920
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2013-07-02T13:33:12

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

29920

First Published:

2013 July 2 13:33 GMT

Version:

1

Summary

  • Cisco Security has detected significant activity related to spam email messages that claim to contain a shipment tracking notification for the recipient. The text in the email message attempts to convince the recipient to open the attachment and view the details. However, the .zip attachment contains a malicious .exe file that, when executed, attempts to infect the system with malicious code.

Email messages that are related to this threat (RuleID6445) may contain the following files:

> UPS sporing frakt.zip
UPS sporing frakt.exe

The UPS sporing frakt.exe file in the UPS sporing frakt.zip attachment has a file size of 593,408 bytes. The MD5 checksum, which is a unique identifier of the executable, is the following string: 0xE171E3E3E3C38028211884109ABD693D

The following text is a sample of the email message that is associated with this threat outbreak:

> Subject: VS: CHRONOPOST informerer deg om at forsendelsen av bestillingen din er tilgjengelig.

Message Body:

Fra: Chronopost [service.cmm@Chronopost.siol.net]
Sendt: 1. juli 2013 15:34
Til: Postmottak Dalgard-skole
Emne: CHRONOPOST informerer deg om at forsendelsen av bestillingen din er tilgjengelig.
[hxxp: //www.chronopost.fr/transport-express/jsp/jahia/templates/chronov4/webpro_templates/images/avisage/01_A1.gif]
[hxxp: //www.chronopost.fr/transport-express/jsp/jahia/templates/chronov4/webpro_templates/images/avisage/01_B1.gif] [hxxp://www.chronopost.fr/transport-express/jsp/jahia/templates/chronov4/webpro_templates/images/avisage/01_B2.gif] [hxxp://www.chronopost.fr/transport-express/jsp/jahia/templates/chronov4/webpro_templates/images/avisage/01_B3.gif] [hxxp://www.chronopost.fr/transport-express/jsp/jahia/templates/chronov4/webpro_templates/images/avisage/01_B4.gif]
[hxxp: //www.chronopost.fr/transport-express/jsp/jahia/templates/chronov4/webpro_templates/images/avisage/01_C1.gif]
Cher (e) klient (e),
CHRONOPOST informerer deg om at din bestilling er sendt tilgjengelig.
Point tilbakekall
[hxxp: //www.chronopost.fr/transport-express/jsp/jahia/templates/chronov4/webpro_templates/images/avisage/03_Fleche.gif]
[hxxp: //www.chronopost.fr/transport-express/jsp/jahia/templates/chronov4/webpro_templates/images/avisage/02_Livraison_LaPoste.gif] Postkontor
sende vil være tilgjengelig for 7 eller 14 dager, avhengig av produktet, fra den dato à tilgjengelig. Au-delà, il sera retourné à l'expéditeur.
en tredje person kan komme og plukke opp forsendelsen à istedenfor mottakeren. For å gjøre dette, vil det se présenter munie de :
sa carte d'identité
la pièce d'identité du destinataire
* en proxy (gratis papir eller varsel om passasje fylt tilbake)
du kan finne spore forsendelsen à når som helst her .
vi Takk for at du Chronopost.
Cordialement,
Your Service Chronopost kunde

Cisco Security analysts examine real-world email traffic data that is collected from over 100,000 contributing organizations worldwide. This data helps provide a range of information about and analysis of global email security threats and trends. Cisco will continue to monitor this threat and automatically adapt systems to protect customers. This report will be updated if there are significant changes or if the risk to end users increases.

Cisco security appliances protect customers during the critical period between the first exploit of a virus outbreak and the release of vendor antivirus signatures. Email that is managed by Cisco and end users who are protected by Cisco Web Security Appliances will not be impacted by these attacks. Cisco security appliances are automatically updated to prevent both spam email and hostile web URLs from being passed to the end user.

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