Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID24018: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on July 29, 2016

2016-07-29T16:05:48
ID CISCO-THREAT-48294
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-07-29T16:05:48

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

48294

First Published:

2016 July 29 16:05 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 (RuleID24018) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
MLA_417889.rar / MLA_417889.exe
| 2,048,000
| 0xC6B36935C2B5096877AC79313CDB5A9C

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

> Subject: Fw:Re: Payment copy.

Message Body:

FYI
Kindly confirm with us attached payment in your Bank and do the needful Urgently.Also reconfirm the total amount on the second Invoice so that we can proceed for the Payment asap.
NOTE, Do not reschedule the shipping date as we are out of goods.
REGARDS
------
Madam Ana
Assistance account Officer
234/236 Industrial Road.

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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