Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID16578: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on July 9, 2015

2015-07-10T13:38:52
ID CISCO-THREAT-39854
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-07-10T13:38:52

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

39854

First Published:

2015 July 10 13:38 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 (RuleID16578) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
RFQ #509173(1).zip / eRFQ #509173.exe
| 157,184
| 0x5276EF42BF2B9252A604ADFA86AE11FC

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

> Subject: Schedule visit to factory/showroom on July 20

Message Body:

Dear Sir,
Herewith attached order for July, We believe quantity mentioned in item number 1 and 2 will be enough to fill a 40 ft. container. We plan on visiting your factory/show on July 20, 2015.
Send invoice for payment before the planned visit date by our official.
Please do the needful and get back to us as soon as possible.
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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    1 | Initial Release | | 2015-July-10 13:38 GMT
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