Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID21434: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on March 9, 2016

2016-03-09T15:37:43
ID CISCO-THREAT-43950
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-03-09T15:37:43

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

43950

First Published:

2016 March 9 15:37 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 (RuleID21434) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
order#301855-2016.zip / order#301855-2016.exe
| 64,000
| 0x6D59631F8E038579E7734FE12B7E7FC0

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

> Subject: order#301855/2016

Message Body:

Hello Sir,
Trust all is in order and I hope this email will find you in good
health.
As below two of our customers needs the attached order ASAP
Please, Kindly go through the attached order carefully and quote with
your most
competitive price ASAP.
Awaiting your feed back urgently
Genuinely,
Fred A. Rizk
From: Pankaj Deshpande
Date: 28 Febuary 2015 16:54:45 GMT+4
To: 'Fred Rizk' <fred.rizk@tradings.com>
Cc: Subject: Feed Back on specific market
Dear Mr. Fred,
Greetings!!
As discussed with Mr. Navdeep Oberoi on our new order:
We need the attached order ASAP
1)In Iran the customer need 3 40ft container ,with order #34 in a very
large quantity
2) In UAE ,the customer needs order #435 ASAP
Kindly forward to the dealer and have them quote their most competitive
price and mode of shipment ASAP.
And please note, payment term should be T/T in advance.
Waiting for your urgent feed back
Thanks & Kind Regards,
Pankaj Deshpande,

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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