Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID10196: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on June 2, 2014

2014-06-02T20:11:04
ID CISCO-THREAT-34519
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2014-06-02T20:11:04

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

34519

First Published:

2014 June 2 20:11 GMT

Version:

1

Summary

  • Cisco Security has detected significant activity related to spam email messages distributing malicious software.

Email messages that are related to this threat (RuleID10196) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
electronic_fund_transfer.zip/electronic_fund_transfer.scr
| 21,504
|
0x01998151E0B16FC23C7ACACD4CB8E68F

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

> Subject: Unknown incoming wire

Message Body:

The banking activity with today’s posting date shows Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT) that has been received. Our bank has noted the following information:
EFT Amount: $ 6,200.00
Remitted From: SSA TREAS 310 MISC PAY
Designated for: UNKNOWN
Please download and open attachment with full imformation about this Electronic Fund Transfer payment.
If you confirm that it belongs to your agency or department, please email back or give us a call. Then, our office needs to receive a completed General Deposit no later than 10:00 a.m. tomorrow.
Note: If these funds cannot be identified or if no one claims this EFT, we are required to process the return of this EFT by 10:00 a.m., May 7, 2014.
Thank you.
Candice Steiner
Senior Accountant
Bank of America
(509) 574-0898
(509) 574-6114 fax

Cisco security appliances can help protect customers during the critical period between the first exploit of a virus outbreak and the release of vendor antivirus signatures. Cisco Web Security Appliances help secure and control web and email traffic by offering layers of malware protection. Cisco security appliances are automatically updated to help prevent both spam email and hostile web URLs from being passed to the end user.

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Revision History

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