Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID20429: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on January 14, 2016

2016-01-14T19:30:17
ID CISCO-THREAT-43018
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-01-14T19:30:17

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

43018

First Published:

2016 January 14 19:30 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 (RuleID20429) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
ORDER3289F0F884F.gz
| 170,608
| 0xFEF82840E46A615F4734D146351B94EE

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

> Subject: January order

Message Body:

Good Day,
Based on our last year inquiry we have confirmed our order as attached in this mail. Attached is our signed new purchase order. Kindly check attached and issue us proforma invoice to proceed with advance payment as we need this orders.
Most importantly, we will need your guarantee of speedy delivery of this order and as we requested on our previous email, our representative will visit your company/factory for inspection before shipment and final payment. Please download to see product specification and contract agreement form
Note: Please confirm if the prices of the attached product are still the same before proceeding. We hope to hear from you soon..
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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