Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID10659: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on July 14, 2014

2014-07-14T17:12:11
ID CISCO-THREAT-34923
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2014-07-14T17:12:11

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

34923

First Published:

2014 July 14 17:12 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 (RuleID10659 and RuleID10659KVR) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Purchase Order Copy_pdf in.7z/Purchase Order Copy_pdf in.exe
| 196,608
| 0x45B5A6B7BFFE3910A3A1E03D4BE1F99A

P.O_#171763403583 ORDER SZOETISW KARAMEN MIDDLE EAST.7z/P.O_#171763403583 ORDER SZOETISW KARAMEN MIDDLE EAST.exe | 499,200 | 0x4DCCACEC9A2E1BCD038037A91541CCBF

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

> Subject: Re: PO copy

Message Body:

Good Morning
I inquired for your Brands last time ago, but you did not reply us,
we have gone through your webpage and decided to palace a trial order,
attached is enclosed Purchase Order List, Please Treat as urgent,
estimate prices and packing, including Payment terms and minimum
quantity per order. I will be Waiting for PI/accordingly.
Daljeet Singh Anand (Export Unit)
Prop. Universal Teleplaste.

Or

> Subject: P.O #17 176 3403 _583 H ORD147733 S ZOETIS W LLC C KARAMEN VET PRODUCTS D DXB

Message Body:

Dear Sir,
Kindly requested to send us your offer urgently listed in enclosed list based on CIF Bandar Abbas ,Iran including all terms and conditions urgently ( SKF and FAG ,two offers to be compared and decision making).
Looking forward to your prompt response.
Sincerely yours,

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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