Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID23745: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on July 5, 2016

2016-07-06T14:53:57
ID CISCO-THREAT-46996
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-07-06T14:53:57

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

46996

First Published:

2016 July 6 14:53 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 (RuleID23745) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Specifications PT1900912334900001110#.zip /
Specifications PT1900912334900001110#.exe
| 519,168
| 0x8D0B51DE09F9E464235CE55952F4A58E

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

> Subject: RFQ Attach_Order_P.O#BLW926634PDF(URGENT)

Message Body:

Dear sir,
The attached document contains product my company needs,
we need you toprepare a proforma Invoice in accordance
for a shipment of 1X40ft container.We are interested in
the product as attached.Please advice your best price and
delivery time. We need a good supplier and hope to
cooperate long time business.Await your soonest reply,
Please view attached document as requested

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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