Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID23084: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on May 25, 2016

2016-05-26T22:06:04
ID CISCO-THREAT-46379
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-05-26T22:06:04

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

46379

First Published:

2016 May 26 22:06 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 (RuleID23084) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
BL for PO88991167151771889.7z / BL for PO88991167151771889.exe
| 1,624,576
| 0xE35DDA9A9C738DBFB11185F9F1D5CB98

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

> Subject: Change in Bill

Message Body:

We sent you an email last week regarding an inquiry that we made
last month, but i did not receive any response from you regarding my
order,so i have just sent it again just in-case you did not receive it.
Please find attached our latest Purchase order and Bill.The vessel
schedule is expected on 11th or 12th August Please confirm loading as
per above schedule in order to arrange booking and loading accordingly.
Looking forward your 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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