Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID14385: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on March 31, 2015

2015-03-31T18:01:54
ID CISCO-THREAT-38133
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-03-31T18:01:54

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

38133

First Published:

2015 March 31 18:01 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 (RuleID14385) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Proforma Invoice pdf .exe
| 499.35 KB
| 0xB537AF2FB4A7486CB9DE389658270622

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

> Subject: Re: Re: PROFORMA INVOICE

Message Body:

Enclosed is the proforma invoice sent to us, please review immediately as it is not workable for us.
Kindly please double check and confirm by return thefollowing:
1. We agreed on 30% advance but PI is stated 50% advance.
2. Expected time of delivery is different from earlier agreed shipment date.
3. Pay attention to the Question marks we added to the PI to draw your
attention to complete these parts.
Kindly amend and send back the revised PI so we can make the down payment
immediately.
Best Regards
Thanks & Regards
GHAZAL TOUBAH
(Purchasing Manager)

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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