Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID24699: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on August 30, 2016

2016-08-30T18:03:20
ID CISCO-THREAT-48669
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-08-30T18:03:20

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

48669

First Published:

2016 August 30 18:03 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 (RuleID24699) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Purchase Order.ace / Order.exe
| 469,504
| 0x3FFE94699E9F6FC5991111F97F2269CD

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

> Subject: Purchase Order

Message Body:

Dear sir/madam,
we are urgently in need of these products.
Please find the Purchase Order in attachment and confirm the same and
mail me dispatch schedule immediately.,
Please Quote:
Your Prices
FOB Port of loading.
Your estimated delivery time.
Your Mode of Payment.
Regards
TLTrading IMPORT & EXPORT CO.,LTD

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 30, 2016. | — | 2016-August-30
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