Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID22654: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on May 3, 2016

2016-05-04T13:36:01
ID CISCO-THREAT-44997
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-05-04T13:36:01

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

44997

First Published:

2016 May 4 13:36 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 (RuleID22654) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Proforma invoice.7z / Proforma invoice.exe | 968,192
| 0xE6ECC4550AFF419E6B1BD5CE20237F7A

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

> Subject: proforma invoice

Message Body:

**Dear Sir.
Hi. Please find attached our sales contract number

WFO/PI/186/15-16 duly signed and stamped in English

language as well. You are requested to kindly email us
the signed copy in return, We are ready to sign an exclusivity
contract with you, please confirm.
Thank you Best Regards
**

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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    1 | Initial Release | | 2016-May-04 13:36 GMT
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