Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID10932: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on August 4, 2014

2014-08-04T19:31:58
ID CISCO-THREAT-35160
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2014-08-04T19:31:58

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

35160

First Published:

2014 August 4 19:31 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 (RuleID10932 and RuleID10932KVR) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
T-T IBC bank.zip / T-T IBC bank.exe
| 525,000
| 0xA1B3FF9A0125F5C69BEC90A6C3D8DB97

Purchase Order.zip / Purchase Order.exe | 1,404,416 | 0x5873F75937FAA4A97F3223EF775FC9A1

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

> Subject: Fwd: Remmitance Ref

Message Body:

Janet Fischer, Librarian
Institutional Repository | Collection Development | Interlibrary Loans | Government Documents
Golden Gate University Law Library
536 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
phone: ?415-442-7826
fax: 415-512-9395
jfischer@ggu.edu
hxxp: //law.ggu.edu/law-library
hxxp: //digitalcommons.law.ggu.edu/

Or

> Subject: We sent Purchase order to you.

Message Body:

Hello,
We have prepared and attached Purchase Order.
kindly ensure price is competitive as we await your quote.
Ms Jasmine Liu
Foreign Trade Department
Bismark Hastane Trading Co. W.L.L
Al Quoz, Guangzhou, China
Phone: 0086 232 2741717-11
This message contains confidential information and is intended only for the recipient named above. If you are not the named addressee you should not disseminate, distribute or copy this e-mail. Please notify the sender immediately by e-mail if you have received this e-mail by mistake and delete this e-mail from your system.
WARNING: All e-mail sent to or from the SilverStone Group corporate e-mail system is subject to archiving, monitoring and/or review by SilverStone Group personnel.
Computer viruses can be transmitted via email. The recipient should check this e-mail and any attachments for the presence of viruses. SilverStone Group accepts no liability for any damage caused by any virus transmitted by this e-mail.
This message has been scanned for viruses using Sophos Anti-virus software.

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-August-04 19:31 GMT
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