Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID14339: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on March 29, 2015

2015-03-30T13:32:24
ID CISCO-THREAT-38106
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-03-30T13:32:24

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

38106

First Published:

2015 March 30 13:32 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 (RuleID14339) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
PO-4001-MAXILLA INTERNATIONAL CO., LTD...scr
| 299,008
| 0x8873AD619E447EA9D89ED76772FF6719

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

> Subject: PO-4001-MAXILLA INTERNATIONAL CO., LTD..

Message Body:

Sir/ Madam,
Please find the attachment of purchasing order details therein.
kindly enable us add your company sales/export email/mailbox to our
safe list for effective business correspondences and avoid your mails been
sent to Spam folder.
We hope your good-selves would be kind enough in obliging our request.
With Regards,
R. Sivasankaran
Vice President
976790 56620
Mabel Engineers P Ltd.
Plot66,Export Promotion Industrial Park
SipcotComplex,Gummudipoondi 601 201

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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