Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID14569: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on October 6, 2015

2015-04-15T13:41:56
ID CISCO-THREAT-38392
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-10-07T12:10:43

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

38392

First Published:

2015 April 15 13:41 GMT

Last Updated:

2015 October 7 12:10 GMT

Version:

2

Summary

  • Cisco Security has detected significant activity related to spam email messages distributing malicious software.

Email messages that are related to this threat (RuleID14569 and RuleID14569KVR) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
BL-753574 & P.I 3025-5.zip / BL-753574 & P.I 3025-5.exe
| 266,240
| 0x7B71927842E5DB7EC657314AFC384476
REQUEST MATERIALS NEEDED.zip / REQUEST MATERIALS NEEDED.exe | 628,930
| 0x2544F7923F78147F836EEB0668EF01BD

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

> Subject: BL -753799574 / P.I 30960 25-4

Message Body:

Dear All,
We are enclosed here with the final invoice & packing list
along with BL draft no:753799574 for your reference.
please acknowledge Invoice for the final confirmation.
Regards

Or

> Subject: NEEDED MATERIALS

Message Body:

Hello
We sent you an order inquiry last week, but we did not
receive any response from your regarding our order.
ATTACHED is a copy of NEW ORDER LIST. Please let me know
the availability and your best prices of MATERIALS MARKED IN RED.
We will be waiting for your quotation.
Thank you & Best regards.
SALES DEPARTMENT.

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

  • Version | Description | Section | Date
    ---|---|---|---
    2 | Cisco Security has detected significant activity on October 6, 2015. | | 2015-October-07 12:10 GMT
    1 | Cisco Security has detected significant activity on April 15, 2015. | | 2015-April-15 13:41 GMT
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