Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID18738: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on October 15, 2015

2015-10-15T21:41:52
ID CISCO-THREAT-41547
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-10-15T21:41:52

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

41547

First Published:

2015 October 15 21:41 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 (RuleID18738) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
emirates_nbdadvice.7z / emirates_nbdadvice.exe
| 859,136
| 0x494D3F642CE6C2D3BB211C7FA181C82D

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

> Subject: Emirates NBD -TT - Outward Remittance

Message Body:

**Dear Customer,
The attached payment advice is issued at the request of our customer.
The advice is for your reference only.
Yours faithfully,
Fahda. M
Int'l Wire
Main Emirates NBD
P.O. Box 777 Deira,
Dubai United Arab Emirates
Phone: +971 600 540040
Fax: +971 4 327 2996


Disclaimer
This email and any attachments are confidential and may also be privileged. If you are not the intended recipient, please delete all copies and notify the sender immediately. You may wish to refer to the incorporation details of Emirates NBD, Emirates NBD Bank and their subsidiaries at hxxp://www.emiratesnbd.com/en/**

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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