Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID23761: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on July 6, 2016

2016-07-06T14:34:06
ID CISCO-THREAT-47008
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-07-06T14:34:06

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

47008

First Published:

2016 July 6 14:34 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 (RuleID23761) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Quotations & Informations.rar / ibbb.exe
| 607,744
| 0x6D648893957FDF156D07548D8D8209DB

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

> Subject: Quotation and information

Message Body:

Dear Sir/Madam,
I sent the wrong quotations yesterday. My colleague went on a business trip;
kindly confirm the attached quotations are still valid.Please If you are not
the correct person to be addressed with this email could you be so kind to
forward it to your right department.
Best regards,
Thanks & 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-06 14:34 GMT
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