Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID23427: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on June 16, 2016

2016-06-16T12:51:27
ID CISCO-THREAT-46696
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-06-16T12:51:27

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

46696

First Published:

2016 June 16 12:51 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 (RuleID23427) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Introductory Documentsyement.gz / Introductory Documentsyement.scr | 236,544
| 0XA6558D97B96196F39C2FBF91330D9EE6

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

> Subject: quote from Yemen(PO)

Message Body:

Dear Sir,
Hope this mail finds you well.
Having noted your profile with full
attention, we are pleased to place
this order for the Month of June.
Enclosed attachments is our company
first Quotation Order and brief
of our company for your reference.
Kindly do the needful and advise delivery
date and Proforma Invoice for payment arrangement.
Please, your early reply will be highly appreciated.
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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