Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID10335: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on June 16, 2014

2014-06-17T15:06:14
ID CISCO-THREAT-34628
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2014-06-17T15:06:14

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

34628

First Published:

2014 June 17 15:06 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 (RuleID10335) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
NEW ORDER 1002912.zip/NEW ORDER 1002912.exe
| 321,576
| 0x16301A57DA307F79347260FDAA158D62

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

> Message Body:

**Good Day,
Please find attached a new purchase order for you to process.
Please send proforma for approval at your earliest
convenience.
It will be very helpful to us if you can let us know how long
it will take for this order to be completed.
Your prompt attention to this matter is greatly appreciated.
Please acknowledge received this e-mail asap!!
Warm Regards,
Aasim Mahaz
Company Executive
Aasim Mahaz Global Trading LLC,

111, Al Ahli Building (Beside Al Mulla Plaza),

Al Ghusais, P.O. Box 48518,
Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Tel (O) : +971 4 2977399 / 502 Ext: 211
Fax: +971 4 2977398 / 503
***CONFIDENTIALITY
NOTICE
***
This e-mail message, along with any file/s transmitted, contains
confidential information, and is intended only for the individual
addressed. If you are not the named addressee you should not
disseminate, distribute or copy this e-mail. If you have received it by
mistake, please notify sender and MAB Group by e-mail reply and delete
it from your system; you may not copy this message or disclose its
contents to anyone. Finally, the recipient should check this e-mail
and/or any attachments for the presence of viruses and/or any malicious
code. The company accepts no liability for any damage caused by any
virus and/or any malicious code transmitted by this email. P
Please consider the environment before printing this e-mail!
***END OF
NOTICE*****

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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