Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID20427: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on January 14, 2016

2016-01-14T19:30:20
ID CISCO-THREAT-43019
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-01-14T19:30:20

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

43019

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 (RuleID20427) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
New_Order.ace / New_Order.exe
| 155,648
| 0xFC870ECDD2D80A7F2437C4BB35671A65

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

> Subject: Re: Quotation Sheet ITEM

Message Body:

Good Day ,
Please quote the listed Product as attached in the
document, with FOB Prices, we need to make new order for 1 x 40ft container.
Thanks
Waiting for your prompt reply
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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    1 | Initial Release | | 2016-January-14 19:30 GMT
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