Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID17959: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on September 12, 2015

2015-09-14T13:53:03
ID CISCO-THREAT-40984
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-09-14T13:53:03

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

40984

First Published:

2015 September 14 13:53 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 (RuleID17959) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
4822032_09112015.zip / 4822032_09112015.exe | 1,459,748
| 0x900C7BA7272282B70EC638AA88A1D70A

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

> Subject: Invoice Payment

Message Body:

**Dear,
Sorry for the late payment but we have processed today as per attached
Swift copy, kindly review and confirm.

09/11/15-08:37:03 Reprint From MFA-0000-000000 1


Possible Duplicate Delivery
Network : APPLI
Session Holder : MTHP
Session : 1175
Sequence : 000001
Delivery Status : Network Ack
--------------------- Instance Type and Transmission --------------
Notification (Transmission) of Original sent to SWIFT (ACK)
Network Delivery Status : Network Ack
Priority/Delivery : Normal
Message Input Reference : 0907 120322AUBBBHBMAXXX3869285333
--------------------------- Message Header -------------------------
Swift Input : FIN 103 Single Customer Credt Transfer
Sender : 074903719

--------------------------- Message Text ---------------------------
20: Sender's Reference
HEAD20321H000458
23B: Bank Operation Code
CRED
32A: Val Dte/Curr/Interbnk Settld Amt
Date : 09 September 2015
Currency : USD (US DOLLAR)
Amount : ***
33B: Currency/Instructed Amount
Currency : USD (US DOLLAR)

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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