Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID25085: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on September 20, 2016

2016-09-20T14:54:28
ID CISCO-THREAT-48961
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-09-20T14:54:28

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

48961

First Published:

2016 September 20 14:54 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 (RuleID25085) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
ord74895.zip / ord74895.jar
| Not Available
| 0x84B8E2D1EC31B17428F3CB555BBD441A

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

> Subject: RDO 54764 - 54765

Message Body:

ello,
We contacted you earlier but got no response.
Your products was recommended to us by one of your customers, please view attached purchase order to see the list and the quantity of the products we are interested in. We would also want to know the ETD and method of payment either by LC or TT.
We look forward to your cooperation as we have urgent demands from our customers.
Best Regards,
Purchasing Manager

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 20, 2016. | — | 2016-September-20
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