Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID22413: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on April 22, 2016

2016-04-25T13:47:13
ID CISCO-THREAT-44809
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-04-25T13:47:13

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

44809

First Published:

2016 April 25 13:47 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 (RuleID22413) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
DA-DESK RNCW9876543.zip / DA-DESK RNCW9876543.exe | 1,479,168
| 0x67E31101D9ECEA8262FCE89063161C80

APPOINTMENT LETTER NC98765432.zip / APPOINTMENT LETTER NC98765432.exe | 1,893,376
| 0xB42BD26D4C22521F74DB7AD6E4DA4DFC

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

> Subject: agency appointment by A/S, Ultra Gujarat/ 1/

Message Body:

Dear Sir,
Remunvdhjudick Gurin NORDEN A/S is pleased to appoint you as port agent
for Ultra Gujarat, Voyage (1) calling ETA 17 March 16 - 00:00.
Please accept the appointment and provide your best pro-forma
disbursement account quotation for the above port call using our online
DA-Desk system.

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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