Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID22216: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on April 14, 2016

2016-04-14T13:46:08
ID CISCO-THREAT-44658
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-04-14T13:46:08

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

44658

First Published:

2016 April 14 13:46 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 (RuleID22216) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
IUY1516FZE014CSS65.zip / IUY1516FZE014CSS65.exe
| 637,956
| 0x62509E6E097E81BCBC1AE21F3412FF96

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

> Subject: KLP13216-XC Invoice - Remittance Advice

Message Body:

Dear Sir,
On behalf of my colleague, please find attached invoice and site timesheets received from your sals manager.
For additional orders we received second invoice i.e. CSS65 of amount USD 214,980.00.
Attached files are:
1. IUY1516FZE014.pdf: Site timesheets
2. KLP_1516_XC54: Invoice.
3. KLP_1516_XC65: Invoice.
Please let us know if we have the correct requirements to proceed with this payment advise and also confirm if the account details on the invoice is correct.
Thomas Oommen
Operations Executive
Fujairah Marine Services & Trading Co. LLC
Plot No. 14, Road No. 2 P.O. Box 876, Fujairah
E-mail: operation@fujamar.com | URL: www.fujamar.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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