Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID25279: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on September 29, 2016

2016-09-29T14:07:18
ID CISCO-THREAT-49071
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-09-29T14:07:18

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

49071

First Published:

2016 September 29 14:07 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 (RuleID25279) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
INCORRECT IBAN NUMBER.jar
| 231,273
| 0x181A0657A26449030BEE6DA78DB5DFAC

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

> Subject: RE: INCORRECT IBAN NO.

Message Body:

Dear Sir,
Please confirm your attached bank details, as we are just informed by our bank that the Iban is incorrect.Kindly advice if we can proceed your invoice due payment with your previous account information with us.
Awaiting for your urgent response.

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 29, 2016. | — | 2016-September-29
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