Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID21273: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on February 24, 2016

2016-02-24T13:38:30
ID CISCO-THREAT-43719
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-02-24T13:38:30

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

43719

First Published:

2016 February 24 13:38 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 (RuleID21273) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
PURCHASE ORDER #FT324678.ace / PURCHASE ORDER #FT324678.exe
| 241,152
| 0x5C0286B91E0CE7D469C9B0BAAC1F2BA4

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

> Subject: Re: Our Requirements and Order

Message Body:

Dear Sir,
Good Day
Regarding to your whatsup message you can find OUR REVISED ORDER here at the attachment.
Your formal approval & invoice is required in order to proceed further accordingly.Invoice approval must be signed along with stamp.
Please contact us if you need any further assistance/clarification.
Looking forward to your positive response.
Thanks
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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