Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID16820: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on July 21, 2015

2015-07-21T21:00:19
ID CISCO-THREAT-40072
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-07-21T21:00:19

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

40072

First Published:

2015 July 21 21:00 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 (RuleID16820) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
SWIFT_COPY_TT_DOC.zip / vivtorcrytedzzzz.exe
| 180,224
| 0x9268508A09560D1B1A357EF733516B90

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

> Subject: Swift TT Copy

Message Body:

Good day,
Attached is the swift copy, the balance payment will be made on Friday 24 July 2015 as agreed.
Please note that we are not responsible for the demurrage charged by the shipping company,it is your duties to make sure the bill of laden arrived to us before the ship berth.
Kindly, forward the original documents requested and get back to me immediately on the new price list...
Thanks & Regards,
Doris Cherian
Accounting Department
Head Office
Unit 1/73 Gower Street
Preston VIC 3072
Australia
T +61 3 8480 0800
F +61 3 8480 0859
Email: doris@lleoch.com
w: theshanngroup.com

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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