Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID10323: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on June 15, 2014

2014-06-16T14:01:36
ID CISCO-THREAT-34618
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2014-06-16T14:01:36

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

34618

First Published:

2014 June 16 14:01 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 (RuleID10323) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
XLS.POBSC-411.zip/POBSC-411.exe
| 331,724
| 0x66D0B87BA52514C8468CC7954B0F009B

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

> Message Body:

Dear Supplier,
We got your contact and recommendation from one of your old customer and We would like to place a large order for your products.
Please, find attached our order list, Kindly quote your best prices for each products on the list. You are to quote FOB and payment terms as well
Thanks for your anticipated cooperation
Regards,
Khalid Fawaz

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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    1 | Initial Release | | 2014-June-16 14:01 GMT
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