Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID22860: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on May 13, 2016

2016-05-13T13:46:33
ID CISCO-THREAT-46170
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-05-13T13:46:33

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

46170

First Published:

2016 May 13 13:46 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 (RuleID22860) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
B.L 636.zip / c54987264b583e27b7815ab8d2145839a37a.exe
| 151,576
| 0x3C61651550B29FEC894ACCDCCA7CC47E

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

> Subject: RE:Re: Shipping Documents

Message Body:

EXTERNAL EMAIL: EVALUATE
Good Day,
Find attached shipping documents sent via DHL.
Thanks & Regards
Sharon
=================================
Sales/Purchasing Manager
Crystal Trade LLC.
Tel: . +353 7 345001
Fax: +353 7 346123
56 Kildare Street,
Dublin 25./Tullow Street Carlow
Republic of Ireland.

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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