Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID20404: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on January 14, 2016

2016-01-12T21:07:11
ID CISCO-THREAT-42987
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-01-15T13:24:43

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

42987

First Published:

2016 January 12 21:07 GMT

Last Updated:

2016 January 15 13:24 GMT

Version:

2

Summary

  • Cisco Security has detected significant activity related to spam email messages distributing malicious software.

Email messages that are related to this threat (RuleID20404 and RuleID20404KVR) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Invoice-75227304.doc
| 47,131
| 0xE78508BD967E51D21BFD4109FE014BB8

Invoice No 39830 AC LA 3F215C63.doc | 46,336
| 0x287975859030E19C552F10221A069204

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

> Subject: Kaseya Invoice - B793EC28

Message Body:

Dear Accounts Payable,
Thank you for your purchase of Kaseya Licenses. Attached please find our invoice for your purchase under the K2 Software Catalog.
Our bank details for wire transfer are included on the attached invoice.
Should you wish to submit payment via credit card, please contact our customer service department for assistance with adding card details through our portal.
Please do not hesitate to let us know if you have any questions.
Thanks again for your patronage.
Sincerely,

Or

> Subject: REPORT SPAM

Message Body:

Please ensure that you keep us informed of any changes
in your Bank Account details as you may need to set up a new Direct Debit mandate.
If you no longer wish to continue payment via Direct Debit
after the minimum term of 12 months has elapsed then Payments
can also be made via our website www.chevronalarms.com,
click on payments tab and choose to make a payment via PayPal.
Please quote the Invoice number 39830 and your Account Number LA MOT01.
Alternatively you can call the office on 01784 438822 and pay directly by Debit or Credit Card.
Please note that we make no additional charge for payment by Visa or MasterCard Credit or Debit cards,
however there will be a 4% handling charge if payment is made via American Express.
Bank Payments may also be made to HSBC Bank PLC - Egham Branch
Sort Code 40-20-34
Account 3F215C63
Please quote reference 39830
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

  • Version | Description | Section | Date
    ---|---|---|---
    2 | Cisco Security has detected significant activity on January 14, 2016. | | 2016-January-15 13:24 GMT
    1 | Cisco Security has detected significant activity on January 12, 2016. | | 2016-January-12 21:07 GMT
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