Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID23166: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on May 29, 2016

2016-05-31T14:01:43
ID CISCO-THREAT-46440
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-05-31T14:01:43

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

46440

First Published:

2016 May 31 14:01 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 (RuleID23166 and RuleID23166KVR) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
IMG00001.ace / IMG00001.exe | 927,824 | 0xCAD09D126DDF616237CD2187F7012798
IMG00002.ace / IMG00002.exe | 1,042,512 | 0x72A96F18A8EFCE7F9D5D4918555801D2

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

> Subject: new orders - Order 22, 23, 24, 25 - size

Message Body:

Dear Friend,
Attached is our scanner copies of our
Order sheets, which we require you to fill up all the details,
and sign back to us to be reviewed for final approval.
In addition, prepare a proforma invoice
in accordance for a shipment of 2X40ft container.
As we are just starting business with you,
and as our company policy, we can only give a payment
term of 30% deposit and balance against bl copy or LC at Sight.
There are some items that has been picked by
My boss upon your meeting last year, and I have included them in the Sheet,
When sending please divide them into 2 batch,
with one container to be shipped by the end of June and the other container
to be shipped by the beginning of August,
as indicated in the attached order sheet.
Looking forward to your response
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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