Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID13265: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on January 26, 2015

2015-01-26T16:27:33
ID CISCO-THREAT-37157
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-01-26T16:27:33

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

37157

First Published:

2015 January 26 16:27 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 (RuleID13265) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
PO Invoice.rar / nowesco.exe
| 1,228,800
| 0xE9A1EFF3F95F82508D4F7916D554BF6F

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

> Subject: PO#: K2618-6956 480/5005

Message Body:

Dear All ,
Please see below request for MTR.
Jeanine,
Can you please look in your system for the below HEAT & MTR.
HEAT: MC130046
MATERIAL: 3 10S SMLS CAP 304L
PO#: K2618-6956 480/5005
Thanks,
Best Regards,
Jeanine Sepe
PLEASE NOTE WE WILL BE RELOCATING OUR OFFICES:
Effective: February 15, 2015 our new location will be
One Hollow Lane, Suite 200
Lake Success, NY 11042
Phone Numbers and email address will remain the same
----- End forwarded message -----
----- End forwarded message -----

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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