Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID23776: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on July 8, 2016

2016-07-08T13:18:38
ID CISCO-THREAT-47027
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-07-08T13:18:38

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

47027

First Published:

2016 July 8 13:18 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 (RuleID23776) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Order45807154.zip / Order45807154.exe
| 241,664
| 0x45EC363FFA8B7C95E46651521F1ED4D3

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

> Subject: AW: Order45807154/TT payment/ ETA confirmation needed

Message Body:

Dear Sir,
Please find attached our changed PO with 30% deposit as requested.
Hope this is okay now, for all future order it should always be CFR.
Please confirm us your best delivery date / ETA on site/ship-to address.
In case of any further questions please just let us know.
Thanks a lot.
Kind 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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