Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID17977: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on September 14, 2015

2015-09-15T13:38:53
ID CISCO-THREAT-40995
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-09-15T13:38:53

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

40995

First Published:

2015 September 15 13:38 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 (RuleID17977) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
RFQ_POWER2016_PDF.rar / RFQ_POWER2016_PDF.exe | 209,408
| 0xDD98188E7350FC449A32EFBB7FD106DE

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

> Subject: RFQ URGENT

Message Body:

Greetings Sir,
Please View the above Inquiry List offer for our October Order For Power Plant,
and Technical Sample list Drawings and gives us your best price and cost of delivery to our port.
Let us know your Payment Terms and conditions also.
Get back to us soon for a quick Order.
Thanks

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
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    1 | Initial Release | | 2015-September-15 13:38 GMT
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