Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID18347: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on September 29, 2015

2015-09-29T20:07:59
ID CISCO-THREAT-41273
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-09-29T20:07:59

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

41273

First Published:

2015 September 29 20:07 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 (RuleID18347) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
PORD15-01.scr
| 951,296
| 0x70FDD2EC06A8739E8DBEFDFD6DA28CCE

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

> Subject: PAYMENT

Message Body:

**FYI
Find attached
28/09/15-19:54: 49 Reprint
>From MFA-0000-000000 1


--------------------- Instance Type and
Transmission --------------
Original
Priority/Delivery: Normal
--------------------------- Message Header
-------------------------
Swift Input : FIN 103 Single
Customer Credt Transfer
Sender: MPBLPKKACIU
NATIONAL BANK
(CENTRAL IMPORT
UNIT)
KUWAIT
Receiver: HANYUS33XXX
HABIB AMERICAN BANK
NEW YORK,NY
US
--------------------------- Message Text
---------------------------
20: Sender's Reference
GR/01/001/14971
23B: Bank Operation Code
CRED
32A: Val
Dte/Curr/Interbnk Settld Amt
Date: 9 SEPTEMBER 2015
Currency: USD
(US DOLLAR)
Amount: #74,381.78.#**

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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