2014 March 12 17:17 GMT
Email messages that are related to this threat (RuleID9186) may contain the following files:
> HSBC_Telegrhic Transfer.zip
The Statement.exe file in the HSBC_Telegrhic Transfer.zip attachment has a file size of 552,960 bytes. The MD5 checksum, which is a unique identifier of the executable, is the following string: 0xBC4FDBBC3A13F61B7A47FA0ED659AAEB
The following text is a sample of the email message that is associated with this threat outbreak:
> Subject: Payment Advice - Advice Ref:[G20802860477] / ACH credits / Customer
**The attached payment advice is issued at the request of our customer. The advice is
for your reference only.
Global Payments and Cash Management
This is an auto-generated email, please DO NOT REPLY. Any replies to this
email will be disregarded.
1. Install virus detection software and personal firewall on your computer. This
software needs to be updated regularly to ensure you have the latest protection.
2. To prevent viruses or other unwanted problems, do not open attachments from
unknown or non-trustworthy sources.
3. If you discover any unusual activity, please contact the remitter of this payment
as soon as possible.**
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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