Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID22800: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on May 11, 2016

2016-05-11T19:02:15
ID CISCO-THREAT-46136
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-05-11T19:02:15

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

46136

First Published:

2016 May 11 19:02 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 (RuleID22800) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
bank account details.ace / crypt arab.exe
| 1,017,008
| 0x7CD076A19B9EBB05F09D8612C44E53CF

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

> Subject: Confirm Wire Copy

Message Body:

Hi Dear,
Find attached your banking details as submitted for payments
and also the wire transfer copy blueprint with your banking details.
Please confirm if correct and then sign & chop with your company
stamp on it and resend me urgently today so we can complete the payment!
Thanks,
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-11 19:02 GMT
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