Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID24131: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on August 7, 2016

2016-08-08T15:08:46
ID CISCO-THREAT-48393
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-08-08T15:08:46

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

48393

First Published:

2016 August 8 15:08 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 (RuleID24131) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---

985630973.zip / #985630973.exe | Not Available | 0x2953DF0F577AEF22928229DCEF0208E1

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

> Subject: DHL Shipment Successful : MASTER AND OWNER OF X-PRSS NILE ASP SHIP MANAGEMENT

Message Body:

Dear Sir/Madam,
Thank you for using DHL eMailship.
Your data has been transmitted successfully.
Please find enclosed soft copies of your DHL Airwaybill,
Customs Document and Shipment Receipt for your reference.
For non-document shipment, please print 1 copies of DHL Air waybill,
1 copy of the Archive AWB and 4 copies
of Customs Document and attached it to your shipment.
For document shipment, please print
1 copies of DHL Air waybill ,
1 copy of the Archive AWB and attached it to your shipment.
In case of multi-pieces shipment,
regardless it is a non-document or document shipment,
please ensure that every piece is attached
with a copy of the DHL Air waybill.
To track your shipment, use the track@dhl.com
email address,
with the airwaybill numbers you wish to track
.

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.

Revision History

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