Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID18544: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on October 8, 2015

2015-10-08T17:16:34
ID CISCO-THREAT-41430
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-10-08T17:16:34

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

41430

First Published:

2015 October 8 17:16 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 (RuleID18544 and RuleID18544KVR) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
TT proof.rar / TT proof.exe
| 273,836
| 0x094B70A240F2B56EDA420645A58E064F
TECHNICAL DRAWINGS_SAMPLES-2015.rar / Scanned Copy.exe | 404,343 | 0x1E730EA2706B3A1FFB984D0EF448CDA4

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

>
Subject: TT PAYMENT PROOF 2 OCT 2015

Message Body:

**Wednesday, October 07, 2015
Dear sir,
Please find attached transfer proof of payment 2 OCT 2015 (USD 19.725.240)
2565325710 = USD 4.582.280
2565325790 = USD 4.582.280
2565325711 = USD 4.582.280
2565440460 = USD 5.978.400
------------------------------------ +
TOTAL = USD 19.725.240
Thanks


TRI INTERNATIONAL LTD
104(F.F.) Lane-No2 Saidulajab Westend Marg,
New Delhi-110030 INDIA
Mitumasa katayama
Director
**

Or

>
Subject: Fwd: Required Specifications

Message Body:

7/10/2015
Dear Sir,
We hope this email finds you in good condition. Sorry for not contacting you since the last email sent from my colleague.
Regarding the last inquiry email my colleague sent to you. We have an urgent inquiry and might likely be an order any time soon from a well respectable Customer here in our country. They are seriously in need of the attached product specifications.
Kindly quote the attached specifications and reply us with the details as stated below:
1. M O Q.
2. FOB PRICE.
3. ESTIMATED DELIVERY PERIOD.
4. YOUR CATALOGS CONTAINING YOUR LATEST PRODUCTS.
5. YOUR CERTIFICATE COVERING YOUR ESTEEMED BUSINESS INCLUDING E.U CERT IF THERE IS ANY.
6. YOUR DIRECT CONTACT TO SKYPE AND WHATSAPP OR WECHAT.
The above stated details are the details we have to present to our customer before the end the next week.
Your prompt reply regarding this inquiry would be well appreciated.
Best regards,
Anastasia Ikonomakis
Purchase Dept

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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    1 | Initial Release | | 2015-October-08 17:16 GMT
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