Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID18593: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on October 9, 2015

2015-10-09T15:23:22
ID CISCO-THREAT-41466
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-10-09T15:23:22

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

41466

First Published:

2015 October 9 15:23 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 (RuleID18593) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Purchase Order.pdf
| 116,344
| 0x944F3D74E6F655A1D4B907FA17336BB5

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

> Subject: Re: Request for quote: SRY061515A

Message Body:

Please find the attached order and specifications
As discussed with my boss.
Please pay attention to the items marked with yellow ink, kindly
confirm the order and send us the PI for payment.
Thanks & best regards,
Await your soonest update.
=====================================
Jang Young Chul
Sales Dept.2
TEL: +90 2 2 326 0229
: 070-4010-5443(??)
FAX: +902 2 2238 0861
Mobile: +902 11 9119 1091
E-mail: ycjang@ecovice.co.tr
MSN ID : jangyoungchul@hotmail.com
=====================================

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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