Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID24083: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on August 3, 2016

2016-08-03T14:09:29
ID CISCO-THREAT-48362
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-08-03T14:09:29

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

48362

First Published:

2016 August 3 14:09 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 (RuleID24083) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
NEW PI -2512.zip / NEW PI -2512.exe | 262,144 | 0x3BC4FB421F84E878B4540D150983D83C

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

> Subject: Order List & Samples

Message Body:

Good Day,
Please Attached is our purchase Order,
some changes were made in items 3 and 7,
please take note of corrections and get
back to me with your PI ASAP for payment
immediately because we need them urgently
supplied.Please your swift response is highly needed.
BEST 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-August-03 14:09 GMT
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