Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID23405: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on June 10, 2016

2016-06-10T19:43:36
ID CISCO-THREAT-46653
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-06-10T19:43:36

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

46653

First Published:

2016 June 10 19:43 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 (RuleID23405) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
doc201616618175DRT.7z / doc201616618175DRT.exe
| 2,061,824
| 0xECE6A248BC73C54FDEEE3A1FD0A28468

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

> Subject: Modifying Order201616618175DRT and BL copy for INV201616618175DRT

Message Body:

Good Day,
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 modified PO and BL for this order
The vessel schedule is expected on 11th or 12th August eta Jeddah and
eta King Fahad Industrial Port, 13.06.2016.
Please confirm loading as per above schedule in order to arrange
booking and loading accordingly.
Looking forward your reply.
Best Regards
Awaiting your reply.
Thanks and 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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