Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID14725: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on April 17, 2015

2015-04-17T13:24:43
ID CISCO-THREAT-38410
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-04-17T13:24:43

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

38410

First Published:

2015 April 17 13:24 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 (RuleID14725) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
PO#00442.zip / PO#00442.bat
| 1,384,120
| 0xAA2974789991380A01704C17B8624712

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

> Subject: Re: PO#44023 FOR NEW ODER

Message Body:

Good Day
We are interested in doing business with you, but We have found different types of samples in other companies, we want to make sure we get the right products as requested by our customers.
We are into buying lots of Products around the world and we distribute the goods to our various clients and companies in request of the products.
There is a company that wants us to supply them with the products your company have, Kindly see attached file of the Purchase Order and also view the exact products and quantities the company needs and quote your best selling price.
Your early reply is highly appreciated. Thank You!
Best 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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