Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID18368: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on October 1, 2015

2015-10-01T15:13:28
ID CISCO-THREAT-41309
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-10-01T15:13:28

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

41309

First Published:

2015 October 1 15:13 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 (RuleID18368) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Trial Order.jar
| 113,664
| 0x1559E500703B4B00D266858D0A8584D6

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

> Subject: TRIAL PURCHASE ORDER PO001

Message Body:

--
Dear Supplier;
We are STRABAG SE a business conglomerate in Czech Republic, our
business circle cuts across IT, Engineering, Oil and Gas,
Telecommunication, Building and Construction, Entertainment,
Fashion, Decoration, etc.
We are on a mission to expanding our business empire.
We got your Contact from the Canton fair Guide and we have decided to
initiate a business relationship with your company.
Attached is a copy of the order we intend to place and we need you to
give us your quotation.
Our method of payment is usually between 30%-50% initial deposit while
the balance is paid before shipment.
We look forward to your swift response.
Regards

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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