Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID22845: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on May 13, 2016

2016-05-13T17:28:28
ID CISCO-THREAT-46172
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-05-13T17:28:28

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

46172

First Published:

2016 May 13 17:28 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 (RuleID22845) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
product list.zip / product list.ace
| 1,006,080
| 0xC05375C515149CEBA1952A3ECB22DD23

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

> Subject: Fwd: New Order/Product

Message Body:

Hello,
Thanks for your kind patient and Sorry for late response !
We have concluded with our Turkey's cutsomer and We need the below
additional qty, Please quote the listed product as
attached in drawing order sheet, with FOB prices, we need to make New
order urgently.
Awaiting for your prompt reply
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-13 17:28 GMT
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