Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID14072: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on March 17, 2015

2015-03-17T18:43:21
ID CISCO-THREAT-37903
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-03-17T18:43:21

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

37903

First Published:

2015 March 17 18:43 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 (RuleID14072) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
INV.rar / INV.exe
| 290,816
| 0xAF7C53672D576A14EE5D3FD76F28D5

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

> Subject: Re: INV#9998

Message Body:

Dear Sir/Madam
Please Enclosed attached revised sales contract INV, Update and check
your account, and Stamp the document once you confirm sign and return
back .
Also appreciate if you can send us shipment schedule for new order.
Have a very nice day ahead.
Thanks and best regards
Mr.Meng weihua
OLEVNO EXPORT CO.,LTD
ROOM5A01, NO.4 FLOOR JIAYE INT'L MANSION, NO.158 LUSHAN ROAD, JIANYE
DISTRICT,NANJING,CHINA.
P.C.: 210019
TEL: 86 25 877872563 FAX: 86 25 8778725855
MOBILE: 86 139139967204
Dear Sir/Madam
Please Enclosed attached revised sales contract INV,Update and check
your account,and Stamp the document once you confirm sign and return
back .
Also appreciate if you can send us shipment schedule for new order.
Have a very nice day ahead.
Thanks and best regards
Mr.Meng weihua
OLEVNO EXPORT CO.,LTD
ROOM5A01, NO.4 FLOOR JIAYE INT'L MANSION, NO.158 LUSHAN ROAD, JIANYE
DISTRICT,NANJING,CHINA.
P.C.: 210019
TEL: 86 25 877872563 FAX: 86 25 8778725855
MOBILE: 86 139139967204

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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