Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID11174: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on August 18, 2014

2014-08-19T13:24:03
ID CISCO-THREAT-35339
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2014-08-19T13:24:03

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

35339

First Published:

2014 August 19 13:24 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 (RuleID11174) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
New Instruction for International and Local transfers.zip / New Instructions for International and Local transfers.exe
| 18,944
| 0x5B7D7FBAF805076FAD2F0B37C531A698

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

> Subject: New Instructions for International and local transfers.

Message Body:

Dear Clients
Hereby we inform you that starting next Tuesday, August 19 all instructions of local and international transfers that are sent to our institution must be completed by a transfer form specifically allocated for the purpose, which will be replacing the letter instruction tend to complete.
This new document has been implemented to meet international requirements and simultaneously control to make their operations safer.
We take this opportunity to inform you that the operations of International Transfers can be made via our internet platform banking the need to complete these types of forms.
Annex find the forms that apply to transfers in USD and EUR as well as the form used for ACH transfers manuals with some notes to use as a guide to complete. These templates can be saved for you with your details for future use.
(See attached file: Outgoing Global.doc Form) (See attached file: Outgoing JPM.doc Form) (See attached file: Form ACH..doc)
Any questions you have regarding the forms or process, please contact us and we will gladly be attending. Our contact number is 809-381-6530.
We appreciate the opportunity to assist them.
Best regards,

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