Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID24859: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on September 14, 2016

2016-09-15T21:28:36
ID CISCO-THREAT-48916
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-09-15T21:28:36

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

48916

First Published:

2016 September 15 21:28 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 (RuleID24859) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
DHL PACKAGE.jar
| Not Available
| 0x8502AA2973C445ED869E7CA161119579

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

> Subject: Shipment Arrival/ Notification From DHL World wide

Message Body:

**Dear Consignee,

Your parcel (SHIPPING DOC- C.I, INV, B.L) has arrived at the post office This morning with your registered email.
Our courier service was unable to deliver the parcel- (SHIPPING DOC- C.I, INV, B.L) to you due to incorrect delivery details.

Please kindly Download attached file and confirm your details with us

------------------------------ ------------------------------ ----------------- This email is scanned(secured) and sent to you because you are a subscriber to our newsletter.
NOTE: IF MESSAGE IS FOUND BY ERROR IN YOUR JUNK MAIL KINDLY OPEN AS SAME.**

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 14, 2016. | — | 2016-September-15
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