Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID12233: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on November 3, 2014

2014-11-03T15:00:49
ID CISCO-THREAT-36305
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2014-11-03T15:00:49

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

36305

First Published:

2014 November 3 15:00 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 (RuleID12233) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
PI-64539ENDB.rar / PI-64539ENDB.exe
| 444,928
| 0xF5AA67A62BB95C186839E76D8268DC05

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

> Subject: Payment Invoice/ Wire TT

Message Body:

**Attention: We are pleased to attach your beneficiary payment purchase
advice with this email, based on the payment instruction
from our customer.
Should you require any assistance, contact your payer
(our customer) at the contact number stated in the attached
advice.Please note that you will need current version of Adobe
Acrobat Reader to view your advice. If you do not have the
required software, you can download it from the Adobe website
at www.adobe.com.
Best Regards,
Emirates NBD Bank
P.O. Box 777 Deira,
Dubai United Arab Emirates
Phone: +971 600 540040
Fax: +971 4 327 2996


The Information contained and transmitted by this E-MAIL is
proprietary to Emirates NBD Bank and/or its Customer and
is intended for use only by the individual or entity to
which it is addressed, and may contain information that is
privileged, confidential or exempt from a disclosure under
applicable law.**

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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