Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID23150: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on May 27, 2016

2016-05-27T13:49:35
ID CISCO-THREAT-46430
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-05-27T13:49:35

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

46430

First Published:

2016 May 27 13:49 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 (RuleID23150) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
P-O#3431432245.pdf.gz / P-O#3431432245.exe
| 1,117,184 | 0xE8139AD929C139915A42E166796B096D

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

> Subject: URGENT QUOTATION REQUEST

Message Body:

Dear Sir,
We need your best price, as per our attached new order... Kindly check our Order P-O#3431432245.pdf.gz and inform us if you will be able to supply all the order for the June order, as we need this shipment by month end.
Looking forward to your kind reply soon.
Best Regards!
Thank you,
Dr. Rahul Kasar
Tru-Chem Company, Inc.
6645 Singletree Drive
Columbus, Ohio 43229
1-888-TRU-CHEM (toll free)
614/888-2436
Fax 614/888-2439

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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