Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID24111: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on August 4, 2016

2016-08-04T18:30:33
ID CISCO-THREAT-48376
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-08-04T18:30:33

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

48376

First Published:

2016 August 4 18:30 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 (RuleID24111) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Payment.gz / crypt.exe
| 713,352
| 0x4F668CA879397889B9243A4D2036D8E6

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

> Subject: Bank details Confirmation

Message Body:

Dear Supplier,
I called your office number but no responds, Kindly Check why the two Invoice you send to us has different Bank details, after you send invoice to us, we receive another invoice with different Bank details.
Confirm and send me the Correct Bank details in a revised invoice so that we can further payment immediately.
Your soonest reply will be appreciated.
Thanks Regards,
Amir,
Purchase Manager,
SUNLIGHT General Trading
16th Floor, Sobha Sapphire, Al Khail road, Sujarh, Saudi Arabia

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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