Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID19256: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on November 7, 2015

2015-11-09T13:49:34
ID CISCO-THREAT-41992
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-11-09T13:49:34

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

41992

First Published:

2015 November 9 13:49 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 (RuleID19256) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Proforma Invoice1.jar | 116,930
| 0xD857B47CEE00A9DC2E1A764D17727F8E

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

> Subject: TT copy & PIs with Amendments very urgent

Message Body:

Good Morning,
Sorry for late reply, I called your office number but no responds why?.
Kindly Check why the two Invoice you send to us has different Bank
details.After you send invoice to us, we receive another invoice with
different Bank details and our bank did not allow us to make the
transfer today saying the name on invoice is difference from account name.
Attached again is the invoice and also the T/T Application form.
Kindly Confirm and send me the Correct Bank details in a revised invoice
because we already apply for the transfer.
your soonest reply will be appreciated
Thank you and have a good day.

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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