2014 April 11 12:53 GMT
2014 April 14 13:22 GMT
Email messages that are related to this threat (RuleID9582 and RuleID9586KVR) may contain the following files:
The Payroll.exe in the Payroll.zip file has a file size of 19,968 bytes. The MD5 checksum, which is a unique identifier of the executable, is the following string: 0x13F30E1BD8CBC180A21C311A7AE78BD2
The poddel-pdf-2014041103004500.exe _in the _poddel-pdf-2014041103004500.zip file has an approximate file size of 59,576 bytes.The MD5 checksum is the following string: b190ca597624eff6116f33ba5cf17a44
The following text is a sample of the email message that is associated with this threat outbreak:
> Subject: Payment Overdue - Please respond
Please find attached payroll reports for the past months. Remit the new payment by 04/11/2014 as outlines under our payment agreement.
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