Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID22784: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on May 10, 2016

2016-05-10T15:53:08
ID CISCO-THREAT-46105
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-05-10T15:53:08

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

46105

First Published:

2016 May 10 15:53 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 (RuleID22784) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Attachment.gz / PURCHASE_ORDER_LIST_output65B3040.exe
| 299,008
| 0x3CF9751C9AD051E0EE56B663E8C30B7A

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

> Subject: purchase order

Message Body:

Hello Dear,
This is Mr moonkal, we are interested in your products. We got a
recommendation of your products from one of your customers. Hope you
can ship to any of our branches?
So please confirm to us immediately if you can supply us with the
exact quantities of the products that is attached.
Our company order attached is 100% secured and safe, so kindly review
on our product order as attached, also let us know your payment terms.
Best regards
Mr moonkal
Agency LLC Company
5500 Cherokee Ave, Suite 300
Alexandria, VA 22312
Direct- (703) 813-5630
Mobile- (757) 810-9694
Office- (703) 345-1616
Fax- (703) 345-2731

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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