Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID14971: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on April 29, 2015

2015-04-30T18:07:09
ID CISCO-THREAT-38592
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-04-30T18:07:09

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

38592

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 (RuleID14971) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
P.O55308doc.scr
| 1,167,872
| 0xF23B4AA00FC292B47851EB5F970358F6

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

>
Subject: Purchase Order Reminder

Message Body:

Dear
Sorry for our late reply. it was because my previous email got broken.
find the attached Stock list for the new order. note that attached is
the amended order and lists of products for our shipment, we have added
new order for April and May shipment, because price in invoice was not
our agreement after the confirmation of the order. kindly confirm that
the stated prices are correct.
We expect to receive the shipment of goods within the specified time on
this order. Get back to us with your confirmation and your proforma for
payment arrangement.
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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