Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID11110: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on August 14, 2014

2014-08-14T14:34:42
ID CISCO-THREAT-35294
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2014-08-14T14:34:42

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

35294

First Published:

2014 August 14 14:34 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 (RuleID11110) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Attachments_8102014.zip / Attachments_8102014.exe
| 397,824
| 0x0C1D2EE1CB0DC407FBF2F806481C7E1E

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

> Subject: FW: SWIFT COPY RADSHRIMANCO/TT Kindle #3239

Message Body:

Dear Sir
Since our mail seems to have been hacked. all finance related subjects will be dealt with via this email for the time being.
Please see attached file for the transfer of funds.
Thank you.
Regards,
MHARJ
ACCOUNTS DEPARTMENT
Best regards
Natasha
Natasha
RADSHRIMANCO LLC.

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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