Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID24430: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on August 19, 2016

2016-08-19T13:34:00
ID CISCO-THREAT-48535
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-08-19T13:34:00

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

48535

First Published:

2016 August 19 13:34 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 (RuleID24430) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
SOA.zip / SOA.scr
| 392,024
| 0x53944ED354BE8433B39828141ECA70C2

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

> Subject: RE: CURRENT SOA

Message Body:

Dear customer,
Kindly refer to Latest Statement of Account (SOA) for your perusal,
kind reference and further action and also assist to check and revert
us in return for the confirmation of our Statement and further payment
arrangement to us once hits the due date.
Please find Attached our WCA Partner Pay Details & Full Bank Details
for the remittance arrangement for your kind reference and confirm
back to us ASAP.
Please check and confirm back, Your kind attention and reply on this
matter are highly appreciated. Best Regards,
T & SONS CO LLC,
1801, PENT HOUSE, ROLEX BUILDING,
BEHIND NEW CENTRAL MARKET (WORLD TRADE CENTER MALL)
ABU DHABI - UAE.
TEL: 009761 2 6222250; 622266200; DIRECT: 622662021 MOB:009871 50
5310066
Statement Of Account (SOA)

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
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    1 | Initial Release | ? | 2016-August-19
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