Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID24950: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on September 11, 2016

2016-09-12T13:40:50
ID CISCO-THREAT-48846
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-09-12T13:40:50

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

48846

First Published:

2016 September 12 13:40 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 (RuleID24950) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Payment Invoices.zip / Payment Invoices.exe
| 453,632
| 0xA439EAF0B46E3BA3F23D478B7D9743DF

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

> Subject: PAYMENT INVOICE

Message Body:

Dear Sir,
FYI
we transferred the payment in USD, today.Please check the
attached Bank Payment Invoice for your ref.If you have any
questions, please feel free to contact us.
Best Regards
Thanks and 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 11, 2016 | — | 2016-September-12
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