Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID14539: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on April 8, 2015

2015-04-08T13:31:03
ID CISCO-THREAT-38282
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-04-08T13:31:03

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

38282

First Published:

2015 April 8 13:31 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 (RuleID14539) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
HSBC WIRE.rar / HSBC WIRE.scr | 1,081,344 | 0x753B7D7EAF4CA1D231924D5DFD3A07

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

> Subject: Re: Pls confirm If you have received our payment

Message Body:

Good Day,
We have been advised by our customer to wire the sum of $36,470(
Thirty Six Thousand, Four Hundred and Seventy US Dollars) of the
agreed pending transaction, for the order on your product we made last
year. Kindly check the payment slip before we authorize our Bank to
release funds into your bank Account. If you have received the money
in your account already please give us your response back.
Thanks & Regards

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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    1 | Initial Release | | 2015-April-08 13:31 GMT
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