Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID17564: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on August 25, 2015

2015-08-25T19:45:14
ID CISCO-THREAT-40661
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-08-25T19:45:14

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

40661

First Published:

2015 August 25 19:45 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 (RuleID17564) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---

RFQ_SEPTEMBER ORDER.rar / #RFQ_SEPTEMBER ORDER.exe

| 58,880
| 0x5D14DEC986C960BC41842559CE9873E2

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

> Subject: Fwd: Product Inquiry

Message Body:

Dear Sir or Madam,
My name is Mohammed Hassam from GOURRI TRADING CO.,India. We specialized in trade for more than 12 years and export to Middle North and South of America..
I got your contact from one of our customers who has purchased from your company and confirmed your products to be reliable.
GOURRI TRADING was established since 2003 with ISO, FCC, CE certified. I would like to extend our request if your company can produce the attached listed products or any similar products. One of our Europe customer is looking for the attached product. send your best price for the attached products and your possible estimated delivery time. The items marked in red are needed urgently.
Thanks with regards
Mohammed Hassam
15th Floor, Vikram Tower, Rajendra Place,
New Delhi-110008 (India)
Phone: +91-11-43664111
Fax: +91-11-43664100

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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