Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID10410: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on June 23, 2014

2014-06-24T12:50:17
ID CISCO-THREAT-34683
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2014-06-24T12:50:17

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

34683

First Published:

2014 June 24 12:50 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 (RuleID10410) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Total_Polymer_Vision_order.zip/Total_Polymer_Vision_order.exe
| 344,896
| 0x87384266D6263E3FA3709938C94486E9

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

> Subject: Fwd: Re: T.P.V new order

Message Body:

Hello Sir/Ma,
We have been waiting for your invoice,my sales manager sent you the PO
two times and there is no response from you, attached is the new PO For
our first order, kindly get back to us with your invoice stamped with
your company name.
We need this orders latest in three(3) weeks
We look forward to your response.
Kind 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.

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Revision History

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