Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID25326: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on October 6, 2016

2016-10-06T14:09:05
ID CISCO-THREAT-49208
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-10-06T14:09:05

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

49208

First Published:

2016 October 6 14:09 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 (RuleID25326) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
INV68-788-08900.xls.gz / INV68-788-08900.exe
| 204,800
| 0x07487FBCE259EC027C8BD014BB4E4B83

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

> Subject: Re:invoice

Message Body:

Good day Sir,
Kindly check the attached as i had made an urgent correction in the first invoice, please i made the corrections in RED.
waiting for your urgent revise as we want to send to our bank for payment.
Thanks & Best regards.
This message is PRIVATE & CONFINDENTIAL.
If you have received this message in error, please notify us and remove it from your system.

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 October 6, 2016. | — | 2016-October-06
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