Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID25100: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on September 18, 2016

2016-09-19T13:03:00
ID CISCO-THREAT-48946
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-09-19T13:03:00

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

48946

First Published:

2016 September 19 13:03 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 (RuleID25100) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Ayi.pdf.gz / Ayi.exe
| 1,290,240
| 0xFE2E87A807204157271466477F4F7F5B

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

> Subject: Quotation Request

Message Body:

Sir / Madam
Your products was recommended to us by one of your customers, kindly
review these attached products for quotations and PO,We would also
want to know the ETD and method of payment either by LC or TT.
Thanks & 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 18, 2016 | — | 2016-September-19
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