Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID23697: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on July 3, 2016

2016-07-05T13:23:48
ID CISCO-THREAT-46966
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-07-05T13:23:48

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

46966

First Published:

2016 July 5 13:23 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 (RuleID23697) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
details.jpg.gz / details.exe | 617,178 | 0x7E830F904CC76DBC91747E0CAE4ED078

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

> Subject: send to them from another email if ur own email isn't going, we need those products urgently

Message Body:

Hello,
I would like to place an order for the following products
from your company. Please refer to the attachment
& arrange the delivery between 5th of July to 16.
Please feel free to contact us for any
clarifications or discrepancy in the order details.
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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    1 | Initial Release | | 2016-July-05 13:23 GMT
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