Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID20552: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on January 20, 2016

2016-01-20T19:14:54
ID CISCO-THREAT-43111
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-01-20T19:14:54

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

43111

First Published:

2016 January 20 19:14 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 (RuleID20552) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
pump (1).zip / pump.scr
| 1,137,664
| 0xBA8BDFA4EFA7DEB1FB398F0D2DDF799A

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

> Subject: Re: Pump

Message Body:

Dear
We are not happy because most of the pump was removed from the container,please we sent you pictures on your skype and also we have attached more pictures in this email.please for our next order do not allow this same thing to repeat again.
Attached is the pictures and names of all the pump we need.
With best regards
Najif Abbas Malik
ZARTAAS INDUSTRIES
Commissioner Road Muhammad faruk ahmed
-51310 Saudi Arabia.
Tel: +96-52-4604914 / 4566514
Fax: +96-52-4604915
Email: sales@zdas.com
WEB: www.zdas.com

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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