Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID24894: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on September 9, 2016

2016-09-09T14:46:28
ID CISCO-THREAT-48828
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-09-09T14:46:28

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

48828

First Published:

2016 September 9 14:46 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 (RuleID24894) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
KORRENFORSKOLA _202.ace
| 83,487
| 0xA8315A7F685FEDE3949234B766749B33

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

> Subject: Payment Advice for confirmation

Message Body:

Hi, Goodmorning,
Please find and confirm attached payment instruction copy.
We have wired the payment to your account twice and it returned to us.
Please confirm from the attached instruction if there are missing figures in
account details and make corrections were necessary so we can repeat payment
again tomorrow.
Note: Our I will be out of office for summer holidays from 7th to 11th of September 2016
We await your confirmation.
Regards,

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 September 9, 2016. | — | 2016-September-09
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