Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID14985: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on April 30, 2015

2015-04-30T18:07:01
ID CISCO-THREAT-38596
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-04-30T18:07:01

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

38596

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 (RuleID14985) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Product Specification & PO #LA05001.zip / Product Specification & PO #LA05001.exe
| 225,280
| 0x5A256C54CC3A7D84EA777BBC20B17F45

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

> Subject: Product Specification & PO #LA05001

Message Body:

Dear Supplier;
This is Srl. WE have a new order from a client and are ready to make the order this ending May.
We need a list prices and quotation for the attached product specification with this new PO.
Please refer to the attached product Specification with PO LA05001 for the PO confirmation upon your confirmation we will amended the PO according to this client to enable him make this order next week.
Thank you very much in advance.
Cindy Songtoa,
Foreign Trade 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

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