Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID22920: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on May 17, 2016

2016-05-17T18:38:48
ID CISCO-THREAT-46239
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-05-17T18:38:48

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

46239

First Published:

2016 May 17 18:38 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 (RuleID22920) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
PURCHASE ORDER.ace
| Not Available
| 0x06BF67174225B518CBAA28D92068886B

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

> Subject: PURCHASE ORDER

Message Body:

Good day,
We are interested in placing order for following items in the attached
Purchase order, with regular packing. Kindly send Draft proforma invoice
of the Order for deposit as we need this ASAP.
Awaiting your prompt reply.
Best Regards,
SHAKIR REHMAN SHERIF & Co EE
2nd km Nafpliou-Neas Kiou road, 21200 Argos, Greece
tel. ?+30 27510 51393 | fax. +30 27510 51970
e-mail: sherif@homeartco.com.

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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