Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID21354: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on February 25, 2016

2016-02-25T16:10:53
ID CISCO-THREAT-43760
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-02-25T16:10:53

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

43760

First Published:

2016 February 25 16:10 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 (RuleID21354) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
SWIFT_COPY-pdf.rar / SWIFT_COPY-pdf.exe
| 300,544
| 0x11B69626F83A256E655F34A7B0638B0C

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

> Subject: Re: Swift T/T Payment Copy

Message Body:

Sorry for the late response,Your Invoice have been paid for
attached is the swift T/T confirmation.
Please update me once payment is confirmed in your Bank account.
Also please confirm if your bank detail is writing correctly in
the attached swift tt to avoid paying to a wrong bank Account.
Regards,
Mrs Shelly Sands
Green Ville Import/Export Inc LLC.
59 North 500 West apt # 409
City: Salt Lake City, Utah
Zip code 84146
Telephone Home 1-801-884-73589
Work 1-801-539-1294 ext. 7289

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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