Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID10205: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on June 3, 2014

2014-06-03T16:14:53
ID CISCO-THREAT-34526
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2014-06-03T16:14:53

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

34526

First Published:

2014 June 3 16:14 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 (RuleID10205) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
PI.rar/PI.exe
| 607,232
| 0xCD624E440D53C8D51EF8E372B82EDBFA

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

> Message Body:

Our Manager asked me to email you This PI for to sign and stamp for
the 30%downpayment, Attached below here is the PI.Once you receive PI
please kindly sign and stamp for the payment of 30% thanks
Best regards,

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.

Related Links
Cisco Security
Cisco SenderBase Security Network

Revision History

  • Version | Description | Section | Date
    ---|---|---|---
    1 | Initial Release | | 2014-June-03 16:14 GMT
    Show Less

Legal Disclaimer

  • THIS DOCUMENT IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS AND DOES NOT IMPLY ANY KIND OF GUARANTEE OR WARRANTY, INCLUDING THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR USE. YOUR USE OF THE INFORMATION ON THE DOCUMENT OR MATERIALS LINKED FROM THE DOCUMENT IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. CISCO RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CHANGE OR UPDATE ALERTS AT ANY TIME.

A standalone copy or paraphrase of the text of this document that omits the distribution URL is an uncontrolled copy and may lack important information or contain factual errors. The information in this document is intended for end users of Cisco products