Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID23447: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on June 16, 2016

2016-06-16T13:49:10
ID CISCO-THREAT-46710
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-06-16T13:49:10

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

46710

First Published:

2016 June 16 13:49 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 (RuleID23447) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
PRF11452.rar / PRF11452.exe
| 730,624
| 0x1D972453D3F7318D47098EE5D60525C6

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

> Subject: payment transfer

Message Body:

Dear Sir,
Today, we made the payment to your bank as requested. We are sorry for writing you with our private email. Please kindly check attached payment Transfer slip and confirm if payment has reached your bank account.
We are waiting for your confirmation.
Best Regards,
Mrs Neth.
Purchasing Manager
Inline image
CETCO Oilfield SERVICES LLC.
Tel: +60 3-2162 0695| Fax: + (60) 3-4494 1776 | Mobile +60 3-2162 0695
Email: Rasheed@cetco.com Web: www.cetco.com.
P.O Box: P.O. Box 7985,
Address: 20-02, 20th Floor, Menara Tan & Tan, 207, Jalan Tun Razak, Kuala Lumpur, 50400, Kuala Lumpur, WP Kuala Lumpur

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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