Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID23562: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on June 24, 2016

2016-06-24T14:11:49
ID CISCO-THREAT-46838
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-06-24T14:11:49

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

46838

First Published:

2016 June 24 14:11 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 (RuleID23562) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
ttnx.rar / ttnx.exe
| 1,383,400
| 0x2A1371D2D0490777E866186BD07BCF2F

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

> Subject: EMONEY STATUS DTD 06.20.2016

Message Body:

Hi Ma'am /Sir,
Please see attached file status below, of your E-Money transaction for today.
Thank you.
REMITTANCE SERVICES DEPARTMENT
UNITED COCONUT PLANTERS BANK
IMPORTANT MESSAGE
: =============================================================== The information contained in this e-mail and any attachments thereto are confidential and intended solely for the use of the individual or entity to whom they are addressed. If you are not the intended recipient, you are hereby notified that any unauthorized use, copying or dissemination of the message contained in the e-mail is prohibited. If you received this message in error, please immediately notify the sender and delete this email. Neither UCPB nor any of its subsidiaries or affiliates shall be liable for the message if the same has been altered. ===============================================================

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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