Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID12122: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on October 27, 2014

2014-10-27T15:50:07
ID CISCO-THREAT-36198
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2014-10-27T15:50:07

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

36198

First Published:

2014 October 27 15:50 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 (RuleID12122) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Y3- Sales Quotation 11782043 pdf.zip / Y3- Sales Quotation 11782043 pdf.exe
| 206,064
| 0x9953DBAC23E59B3007350E83329D2193

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

> Message Body:

Dear Sir,
We need your quotation asap, based on the requirement in attached file.
Send me today.
regards
Best Regards,
Leo Lee,
BLUE SKY INTERNATIONAL CO.,LTD.
215 Lumpoo Road, Wadsampraya, Pranakorn
Bangkok, 10200 THAILAND
Tel: +66 2281 5995
Mobile: +66 8 1646 1986 / +66 8 3965 5554

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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