Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID11257: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on August 25, 2014

2014-08-25T13:57:48
ID CISCO-THREAT-35409
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2014-08-25T13:57:48

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

35409

First Published:

2014 August 25 13:57 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 (RuleID11257) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
FISH.rar / scan copy.exe
| 453,632
| 0x3806F530CEDA5014C3B53664E694E467

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

> Message Body:

Dear Sir,
kindly provide us the invoice of the attached purchase order so we can
confirm and make our payment. thanks
Thanks and best regards.
Ryan Abraham
CREATION SOURCE EST.
P.O. box 301006 Riyadh 11372
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Telephone Number : +966 1 2060204
Fax: +966 1 4772278
hxxp: //www.creationsource.com.sa
Hello Dear,
Please can you confirm if you can supplier this specie of mackerel.
Refer to the attachment is the picture of mackerel fish required , then, you give me your quotation as well.
Thanks
Yap Chorng Shuen
GOH SEAFOOD MARKETING
00375 USHIM AV. NORTH DUALA
CAMEROON
237-583779345
FAX 237-589977632

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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