Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID18965: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on October 25, 2015

2015-10-26T13:45:23
ID CISCO-THREAT-41724
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-10-26T13:45:23

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

41724

First Published:

2015 October 26 13:45 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 (RuleID18965) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
MorePaymentDetails6558671_78422086.rar | 229,376
| 0x4E4684B517A5F9B83F4B975C91D51E54

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

> Subject: Beneficiary Payment Advice[*]

Message Body:

Greetings,
** Payment Notification From Emirates NBD

On request of AL SHIRAWI ENTERPRISES LLC, we have effected a payment
through Other Bank Transfer Ref: 6558671 as per details attached:-
Amount: USD 41531.15
Payment Details : Payment against invoices
Transaction Ref No : 101457
Date of Transaction : 22/10/2015
More details Attached.
The credit to your bank is as under
1. Emirates NBD Reference : SB-BEN- 6558671
2. Batch Total : USD 41531.15
3. List Item Number : 1 of 1
4. Payment Date : 22/10/2015
5. Central Bank FTS Reference : 1021510593018000.ACK
6. Central Bank FTS Sequence No. : 000001
This is an electronically generated advice, for your information only.
Thank you and best regards.

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Revision History

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