Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID20040: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on December 13, 2015

2015-12-14T14:06:02
ID CISCO-THREAT-42654
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-12-14T14:06:02

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

42654

First Published:

2015 December 14 14:06 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 (RuleID20040) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
RFQ - 80955.zip / RFQ - 80955.exe
| 1,491,968
| 0x21315C54770AAD90C7B55FC033A8065B

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

>
Subject: place our order

Message Body:

Good day,
This is Klaus Kern from MAKA Systems GmbH. We have made
list of the product we want to purchase from your company please
find attached specification of products, we also require quotation for the
listed products in the PRODUCT SAMPLE PAGE
to enable us place our order, our customer needs this product as soon as possible.
Please quote your best price as this is our fisrt time of patronising your
company.
Kindly advise the following details: -
Your FOB Prices and FOB Port of loading.
Your Mode of Payment. ( if by L/C or T/T ) -
We will await your response immediately.
Many thanks and Kind 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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