Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID10964: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on August 8, 2014

2014-08-06T20:39:36
ID CISCO-THREAT-35184
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2014-08-08T13:50:44

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

35184

First Published:

2014 August 6 20:39 GMT

Last Updated:

2014 August 8 13:50 GMT

Version:

2

Summary

  • Cisco Security has detected significant activity related to spam email messages distributing malicious software.

Email messages that are related to this threat (RuleID10964 and RuleID10964KVR) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
REVISED INVOICE-1.zip / REVISED INVOICE.exe
| 586,752
| 0xB6C98DBCC21587A1550F6B2939A92866

PKG-5741922.zip / Parcel details.exe | 159,744
| 0x4E1C9F73F96BF6DF8118E5CAF1FA6BC9

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

> Subject: Revised Invoice

Message Body:

Dear Sir/madam,
Kindly find the attached revised and signed Invoice, As requested. Process and reverse ASAP by return.
Thanks With Regards,
NIDA
(Asst. Manager export)
------------------------------ -----------------
NIDA, Manager (export)
CI CAR INTERNATIONAL PVT. LTD.
D-14 WEST NIZAMUDDIN
Germany
CONTACT PERSON : Nida

Or

> Message Body:

An urgent service package has come to the local post office. Delivery was rescheduled because our courier was not able to deliver the package [RECEIVER NOT PRESENT].
You can find more information including contact details regarding your package in the attached file.
UK Mail is the UK’s leading independent postal services provider and was the first company to offer services delivered by your postman.Our nationwide, overnight distribution network links with Royal Mail’s postman and postwoman for final delivery, ensuring that we help to support the UK’s universal postal service. All rights reserved. Read our Privacy Policy and Terms and Conditions

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

  • Version | Description | Section | Date
    ---|---|---|---
    2 | Cisco Security has detected significant activity on August 8, 2014. | | 2014-August-08 13:50 GMT
    1 | Cisco Security has detected significant activity on August 6, 2014. | | 2014-August-06 20:39 GMT
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