Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID18378: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on September 30, 2015

2015-09-30T14:13:38
ID CISCO-THREAT-41287
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-09-30T14:13:38

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

41287

First Published:

2015 September 30 14:13 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 (RuleID18378) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Quote List ETD_ETA 29-09-2015 jpg.ace
| 419,345
| 0xC27D7FD5E41B93ED28467DF80E4D15F5

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

> Subject: INQUIRY (C-30793-PAZ)

Message Body:

Dear Sir or madam
Hi
I'm milad and our company called UTIACHEM CO. located in Tehran-Iran.
Following a telephone conversation with my colleague.
I was going to send me your request.
We have an inquiry from your products as attached file,please check.
Please answer each request.
Please certificate and an analysis and data sheet product send it to us.
PS.: We prefer to make orders of European and American products
if you can to provide these materials,please send your best offer .
Also please note your best delivery time.
Thanks so much
Best regards
Milad rahmani azad
MARKETING MANAGER
UTIACHEM CO.
Skype: milad-utiachem
Tel: +98-21-26851461

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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