Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID22765: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on May 10, 2016

2016-05-10T15:56:20
ID CISCO-THREAT-45102
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-05-10T15:56:20

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

45102

First Published:

2016 May 10 15:56 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 (RuleID22765) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Ref-0030147801772.gz / Ref-0030147801772.exe | 173,080 | 0x792846423473992AB54443A082464228

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

> Subject: New Order Check and Revert (Nuovo Ordine)

Message Body:

Dear Sales,
Hope my email finds you in good health.
Regarding our RFQ which we send
last week but we are yet to receive
QUOTATION from your reputable firm.
We also tried reaching your reputable
firm through the phone contact but
to no avail.
Please kindly find attached our RFQ
No: MATERIALS NEEDED ATTACHED and
send us your best Quote in accordance
with the RFQ and Technical details
NOTE: 1. Provide us your Technical
offer on your letter head.
2. Delivery time/term
3. Payment terms.
4. Acceptance for partial order.
5. Ensure to provide us the offer v
alidity at least for 60 Days.
6: Warranty period
7: Supply of certificate
8. Ensure to provide us the weight
& volume of the shipment or freight
charges along with the offer.
9. Provide catalogues/data sheet
etc. along with your off
Thanks and 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.

Related Links
Cisco Security
Cisco SenderBase Security Network

Revision History

  • Version | Description | Section | Date
    ---|---|---|---
    1 | Initial Release | | 2016-May-10 15:56 GMT
    Show Less

Legal Disclaimer

  • THIS DOCUMENT IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS AND DOES NOT IMPLY ANY KIND OF GUARANTEE OR WARRANTY, INCLUDING THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR USE. YOUR USE OF THE INFORMATION ON THE DOCUMENT OR MATERIALS LINKED FROM THE DOCUMENT IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. CISCO RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CHANGE OR UPDATE ALERTS AT ANY TIME.

A standalone copy or paraphrase of the text of this document that omits the distribution URL is an uncontrolled copy and may lack important information or contain factual errors. The information in this document is intended for end users of Cisco products