Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID13507: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on February 11, 2015

2015-02-11T20:03:18
ID CISCO-THREAT-37436
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-02-11T20:03:18

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

37436

First Published:

2015 February 11 20:03 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 (RuleID13507) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Urgent Order.ace
| Not Applicable
| 0xA0E2FAAF02FD1C188BF5F6E122AA828A

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

> Subject: Urgent Order

Message Body:

Hello friend,
Sorry for late reply my colleague to sign the contract was on holidays all these while but the good news is it has been signed .
I have prepared the contract for this order, please sign with your company sign and prepare PI to enable us proceed .
I also attache the the pictures of the approved designs for this order according to our customer requirement.
Please check and indicate if need any amendment, also indicate your bank account information for deposit payment
I wait for your sign back of contract and prepare and invoice .
Regards,
John West
Procurement Staff
JOHN WEST COMPANY LTD
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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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