Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID24594: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on August 24, 2016

2016-08-24T15:12:36
ID CISCO-THREAT-48587
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-08-24T15:12:36

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

48587

First Published:

2016 August 24 15:12 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 (RuleID24594) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
ORDER.GZ / Purchase Order ref 3453762836.jar
| 236,311
| 0xFB2C735736B34E3258681D821C862C2D

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

> Subject: FW: INQUIRY

Message Body:

Dear sir,
Please quote us the prices for our new requirement. find the enclosed
file as attach below is the detail requirement.
kindly check and advise your idea on the quotation. So that we can
proceed order Asap

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
    ---|---|---|---
    1 | Initial release to report significant activity detected by Cisco Security on August 24, 2016 | — | 2016-August-24
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