Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID17304: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on October 7, 2015

2015-08-12T14:05:22
ID CISCO-THREAT-40415
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-10-07T12:47:26

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

40415

First Published:

2015 August 12 14:05 GMT

Last Updated:

2015 October 7 12:47 GMT

Version:

2

Summary

  • Cisco Security has detected significant activity related to spam email messages distributing malicious software.

Email messages that are related to this threat (RuleID17304 and RuleID17304) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
troubador_order_invoice.doc
| 49,674
| 0x2EC065287BBB68F51EB3BDF0832A5099
INV201587664550000000dhl.rar / INV201587664550000000dhl.exe | 185,344
| 0x4876E644519DC868B2D8B0A69B6ADEC1

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

> Subject: Your purchase on Troubador - Action Required

Message Body:

Hey there,
We need a little more information to process your transaction.
We notice that you placed an order on our website today using your credit card.
We wanted to know if it is you who made the purchases.
Please read your invoice attached in this email or by CLICKING IT HERE ,
and let us know if you recognize this transaction/s.
Thank you,

Or

> Subject: DELIVERY NOTIFICATION

Message Body:

Dear Customer,
Attached is your Shipping documents/Invoice and copy of DHL receipt for
your tracking. Please confirm accordingly if your address is correct,
before we submit to our outlet office for dispatch to your destination.
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

  • Version | Description | Section | Date
    ---|---|---|---
    2 | Cisco Security has detected significant activity on October 7, 2015. | | 2015-October-07 12:47 GMT
    1 | Cisco Security has detected significant activity on August 11, 2015. | | 2015-August-12 14:05 GMT
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