Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID19181: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on November 17, 2015

2015-11-18T14:34:17
ID CISCO-THREAT-42134
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-11-18T14:34:17

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

42134

First Published:

2015 November 18 14:34 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 (RuleID19181) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
qoutation file.ace | 318,361
| 0x46597EA0C24292A805D47F47F451CC3F

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

> Subject: inquiry

Message Body:

Hello Dear How are you..? I got your Email from my business partner
who strongly recommended you to me, our company urgently
in need of your product.
Please check our inquiry Order in the attached file!
and get back to us with a good quotation
- Your FOB Prices and FOB Port of loading.
- Your estimated delivery time.
- Mode of Payment. ( If by L/C or T/T )
On receipt of your email we shall send you sample of our requirements.
THANKS AND BEST REGARDS,
Best Regards

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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