Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID22358: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on April 21, 2016

2016-04-21T14:01:25
ID CISCO-THREAT-44757
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-04-21T14:01:25

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

44757

First Published:

2016 April 21 14:01 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 (RuleID22358) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
SHIPPING DOCUMENT.rar / SHIPPING DOCUMENT.exe | 697,856 | 0x61DC26758935E3CC257F0E434FF0DBFD

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

> Subject: SHIPPING DOCUMENT

Message Body:

Attention Customer
Attached is the SHIPPING DOCS and
AWB as assigned to deliver to
you.kindly confirm if the address is Correct.
Original copy of Bill of Lading
and other relevant documents for
clearing of consignment in your port
Notification for shipment event
group "Clearance event" for 07 september
2016.
AWB Number: XXXXXXXXXX
Pickup Date: 15/04/2016 20:08:00
Estimated Delivery Date: 27/04/2016 23:59:00
Service: P
Pieces: 1
Cust. Ref: 530685065
Description: XXXXXXXXXX
Ship From: ABC Cargo Supplies Ltd

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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