Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID15273: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on May 13, 2015

2015-05-13T19:04:35
ID CISCO-THREAT-38842
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-05-13T19:04:35

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

38842

First Published:

2015 May 13 19:04 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 (RuleID15273) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Products.rar / Products.exe
| 1,587,712
| 0x9519EE185A9C4128B52117CA6FF8E395

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

> Subject: Product inquiry/order

Message Body:

Dear sir,
We are happy to get in touch with you. We are looking for the manufacturer/supplier of these attached products. We have expanded our trading business to import these products because the demand in the market is high.
PLEASE SEND US DETAILS OF YOUR PRODUCTS TO ENABLE US PLACE OUR ORDER.
Sincerely
Hien Mai
190 Lac Long Quan Street,
Ward 3, District 11, HCMC

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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