Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID23271: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on June 7, 2016

2016-06-07T13:33:05
ID CISCO-THREAT-46587
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-06-07T13:33:05

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

46587

First Published:

2016 June 7 13:33 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 (RuleID23271) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
PO#AW00664564755664ETA.gz / PO#AW00664564755664ETA.exe
| 446,976
| 0xD81BCB7F71F5C875C57D0D8D55FF7BD1

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

> Subject: NEW#PO

Message Body:

Dear Sir,
Enclosed in Attached files(zipped) is our new order for your reference,
please pay attention to the items highlighted with yellow ink.They are
for our special customers and will also need different design we need
our company logo at the exact pointed arrow, please note our company
hate late delivery of goods kindly proceed with the order as soon as
you can,We will wait to build a business relationship with your company,
thanks for your cooperation and quick 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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