Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID25275: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on September 30, 2016

2016-09-30T13:44:46
ID CISCO-THREAT-49094
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-09-30T13:44:46

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

49094

First Published:

2016 September 30 13:44 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 (RuleID25275) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
ORDEN HECHENG JUNIO 2016.jar
| 175,097
| 0x9EE07E4747E8572D01BD370A04C2D252

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

> Subject: Reg: Need Presentation - Canada buyer

Message Body:

Dear Sir,
We would like to introduce ourselves as a Buying office in Chennai and we represents the buyers in US,UK, Australia, Canada, UK, etc.
Please see attached and send me photos of items you have already produced or samples that are similar.
They don't have specific sizes so if you can base it on standard cost efficient dimensions that we be very helpful.
Thanks & Regards

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Revision History

  • Version | Description | Section | Date
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    1 | Initial release to report significant activity detected by Cisco Security on September 30, 2016. | — | 2016-September-30
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