Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID24955: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on September 12, 2016

2016-09-12T19:18:47
ID CISCO-THREAT-48867
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-09-12T19:18:47

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

48867

First Published:

2016 September 12 19:18 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 (RuleID24955) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
TRANSFER ADVICE.7z / TRANSFER ADVICE.exe
| 2,065,920
| 0xBA549F512C6F7CDCA2B9CAAF81C92B16

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

> Subject: RE: Payment Notification

Message Body:

Greetings,
* Payment Notification From Emirates NBD
*
On request of your customer, We have effected a payment through Telegraphic Transfer Ref: 7444323/3002963.
See attached the payment Notification. NOTE that this is an electronically generated advice, for your information only.
Thank you and best regards.
smartBUSINESS Customer Services Unit
email: smartBUSINESS@emiratesbank.com
website: www.smartBUSINESS.ae

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 12, 2016. | — | 2016-September-12
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