Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID22914: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on May 18, 2016

2016-05-18T18:18:58
ID CISCO-THREAT-46277
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-05-18T18:18:58

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

46277

First Published:

2016 May 18 18:18 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 (RuleID22914) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
eAdvice_Citibank.jar
| 265,836
| 0x7796A5E7BDC26E2B1BDC2B82B79EDD3F

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

> Subject: FW: Payment Advice-BFTI_EFT9532016051019310055_11_953

Message Body:

Please find Attached payment documents below for your reference.
-----Original Message-----
From: CitiDirect (USA) [mailto:paylink.usa@citi.com]
Sent: Tuesday, May 10, 2016 7:32 PM
Subject: Payment Advice-BFTI_EFT9532016051019310055_11_953
Payment Advice
For the attention of:
BRAVOCAST PTE LTD
900 WOLFLAND SECTOR 1
05-21 WOODLANDS SPECTRUM 1
NEW YORK, USA 29930
Dear Sir/Madam,
Please be advised that the following payment will be made to you on behalf of BRAVOCAST PTE LTD LIMITED
Transaction Reference: 3276131453
Payer/Remitter's Reference No: 12460XX85XL
Beneficiary Details: 57
*9 / SCBLSGSG
Payment method: Fund Transfer
Payment Amount: 100,170.27
Currency: USD
Processing Date: 10-May-2016
Payment Details: PAYMENT FOR GOODS PURCHASED FEB 201
6 INVOICES
Note. The contents of this advice is confidential and may be legally privileged. This advice is issued at the request of the bank's client and purports to set out certain details of the transaction our bank was instructed to effect. This is not a confirmation. The bank bears no liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss arising out of this advise being sent by email by the bank or other third parties. If you are not an intended recipient, you are hereby notified that any dissemination, distribution or copying of this advice is strictly prohibited. If you have received this advice in error, please notify the sender and permanently delete this advice immediately. You should not retain, copy or use this advice for any purpose, nor disclose all or any part of the contents to any other person. If you need to forward the advise back to Citi please fax it to the following fax number 852-28687740 - attention Cash Management Payments product department.

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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