Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID12034: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on October 19, 2014

2014-10-20T15:26:22
ID CISCO-THREAT-36142
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2014-10-20T15:26:22

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

36142

First Published:

2014 October 20 15:26 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 (RuleID12034) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Product_Order.rar / Product_Order.exe
| 596,480
| 0x712777A9A1CC1547412BFFDA41E374F0

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

> Subject: New purchasing Order.

Message Body:

Dear Sir/Madam,
My name is Lydia Lawson and I am the purchasing officer for HARPO INTERNATIONAL COMPANY PLC, Kindly view our PO,forward details as regarding your products for
preview and order confirmation.
We are await your response for further proceedings.

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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