Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID23171: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on May 29, 2016

2016-05-31T14:17:00
ID CISCO-THREAT-46445
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-05-31T14:17:00

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

46445

First Published:

2016 May 31 14:17 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 (RuleID23171) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Technical Data Specification Drawing_pdf.tar.gz / Technical Data Specification Drawing_pdf.exe | 147,456
| 0x1C95A9F9DAB67F78213848102CAE06D9

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

> Subject: Please Quote Interactive SCB, PO#1471 (as)/Urgently needed

Message Body:

Dear Sir,
Good morning!
Attached PO#1471 (vs your Quote# KT201605230001) is for your ref.
Please help to proceed on your quote. Please let us have your best
offer (price and availability) for the attached request. You are
requested to submit your proposal or regret before 30-05-2016
following which Vega-Global reserves the right to accept or reject
your proposal without giving any further explanation.

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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