Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID24993: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on September 13, 2016

2016-09-13T15:54:43
ID CISCO-THREAT-48875
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-09-13T15:54:43

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

48875

First Published:

2016 September 13 15:54 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 (RuleID24993) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
CAD 3021001000192016 PDF.rar / CAD 3021001000192016 PDF.rar.exe
| 741,376
| 0x7830A63197FBF7182D75D7E0569D20CE

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

> Subject: RFQ_2210012

Message Body:

Dear Sir,
Please we require your price quote for attached products delivery lead
time half of October.
I await your swift response.
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

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    1 | Initial Release | — | 2016-September-13
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