Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID24375: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on August 17, 2016

2016-08-18T13:55:28
ID CISCO-THREAT-48501
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-08-18T17:26:33

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

48501

First Published:

2016 August 18 13:55 GMT

Last Updated:

2016 August 18 17:26 GMT

Version:

2

Summary

  • Cisco Security has detected significant activity related to spam email messages distributing malicious software.

Email messages that are related to this threat (RuleID24375 and RuleID24375KVR) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
drawing sheets.zip / drawing sheets.exe | 455,680 | 0x12E869D3D1D89BEE68ABA0438F551820
drawing sheets.zip / drawing sheets.exe | 416,256 | 0x8D6B16E773AF2DA7D0C7BDF27E97CAF7

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

> Subject: Purchase Order

Message Body:

Dear Sir,
Please find the attached Purchase Order and drawing sheets kindly
send us the Quote for the Attached items kindly provide us your best
prices and delivery time.
(Total 101 ),
Delivery Location : Rajpura
Quantity – 7,630 Nos
Thanks,

Or

> Subject: Purchase Order

Message Body:

Dear Sir,
Please find the attached Purchase Order and drawing sheets kindly
send us the Quote for the Attached items kindly provide us your best
prices and delivery time.
(Total 101 ),
Delivery Location : Rajpura
Quantity – 7,630 Nos
Thanks,
DGM Procurement
For & on behalf of
CENTRODORSTROY INDIA PVT. LTD.
Regd. Office : B - 94 Okhla Phase - II New Delhi 110020 INDIA
Projects Division : 132 & 133 , First Floor, Vardhman Crown Mall
LSC,Plot No. 2, Sector 19,Dwarka, New Delhi -110075.
Website: www.cdsipl.com

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

  • Version | Description | Section | Date
    ---|---|---|---
    2 | Updated to report significant activity detected by Cisco Security on August 18, 2016. | ? | 2016-August-18
    1 | Initial release to report significant activity detected by Cisco Security on August 18, 2016. | — | 2016-August-18
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