Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID17810: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on September 7, 2015

2015-09-08T13:41:11
ID CISCO-THREAT-40881
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-09-08T13:41:11

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

40881

First Published:

2015 September 8 13:41 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 (RuleID17810 and RuleID17810KVR) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Contract.gz / Contract.exe | 216,064
| 0x746BC090D4DD16CD7F57F39F14A3824B

CONTRACT.rar / CONTRACT.exe | 521,816
| 0xC758773563780ACCB3D791C3633C1C63

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

> Subject: Agency Nomination

Message Body:

Dear Sirs,
Referred to you by multiport member
We for and on behalf of Owners Navig8 Pool Inc
MR is pleased to appoint you as port agent for Navig8 Success
are hereby nominate your GOOD COMPANY to act
as the Agents for the mv "LIBERIA-1" for discharge of 90000 mts of gasoil at your port.
Pls provide with best proforma D/A.
Find attached Contact details of m/t "LIBERIA-1"/ Manifest

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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