Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID10504: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on July 1, 2014

2014-07-01T14:41:34
ID CISCO-THREAT-34810
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2014-07-01T14:41:34

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

34810

First Published:

2014 July 1 14:41 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 (RuleID10504) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
sfgg.scr
| 418,304
| 0x63312D3833A7542D8FD62683313AE205

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

> Subject: Revised ICPO to be addressed. (Kindly find attached)

Message Body:

Dear Supplier,
Please address the revised ICPO to the following company -
EAST LINK GENERAL TRADING LTD
Kind atten: Shahid Abbas
CEO
Via
EAST LINK GENERAL TRADING LTD
TAI KUNG AVENUE
HONG KONG
Please note the FCO + Contract can arrive by Thursday.
Please bear with us.
We shall be waiting to receive your update ICPO.
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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    1 | Initial Release | | 2014-July-01 14:41 GMT
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