Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID14991: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on April 29, 2015

2015-04-30T18:07:07
ID CISCO-THREAT-38576
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-04-30T18:07:07

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

38576

First Published:

2015 April 30 18:07 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 (RuleID14991) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
NEWORDER-PDF..gz / PO#1808133-xls.exe
| 568,320
| 0xFE7B22ECD34B50E9C431C02100E1ADF9

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

> Subject: April Purchase Order

Message Body:

This is Mr Manson, from TRADING INVESTMENT LTD -SWEEDEN , we got your details
from our customer and We are interested in the purchase of your products
and services. Quality and delivery is very essential to us. We saw a
similar product on your website so please confirm to us if your company can
deliver the exact same quality shown on the attach While we wait your
response.Be informed that we do not compromise quality. find attatchment
for more details of our requirement. and company profile
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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Revision History

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