Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID20894: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on February 3, 2016

2016-02-04T15:02:48
ID CISCO-THREAT-43399
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-02-04T15:02:48

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

43399

First Published:

2016 February 4 15:02 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 (RuleID20894) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Request For Quote PI 9377 HUB-2.jar
| Not Available | 0x40857E2D8AEB2C347A0B1C92DE6D01E4

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

> Subject: Request For Quote PI 9377 HUB-2

Message Body:

Dear Sir,
New Year Season Greetings from Dave Redrich.
We got your contact from your customer
who has purchased from your company
and confirmed your products to be reliable.
I would like to know if your company can
urgently produce/supply the attached Order
listed products to our customer(client) who needs your products.
Please send us your Company MOQ,
price list for the attached products
and your possible estimated delivery
time as some of the product listed are urgent.
Kindly reply us once you check and confirm
you can supply these products
with good quality and your best price.
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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