Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID17313: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on August 12, 2015

2015-08-12T14:05:26
ID CISCO-THREAT-40417
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-08-12T14:05:26

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

40417

First Published:

2015 August 12 14:05 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 (RuleID17313) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
PO1020041.7z / PO1020041.exe
| 315,392
| 0x1FCFE062EA926B8A7A51EE0E6AE1F082

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

>
Subject: Our New Updated Order Catalog

Message Body:

Hello,
I am Mr Ahmed from Bonezz F.LLI SRL. we are looking for quality and standard product which we came across on your website.
please find order and catalog details as attached and get back to me if you can manufacture the exact specification within a shortest time.
kindly get back to me with information after reviewing attached details.
Thank You
Regards,
Ahmed
sales manager

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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