Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID26295: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on November 14, 2016

2016-11-15T13:42:51
ID CISCO-THREAT-49679
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-11-15T13:42:51

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

49679

First Published:

2016 November 15 13:42 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 (RuleID26295) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
UpPayment.001 / UpPayment_original.exe
| 93,184
| 0x39065EDA0DFEFF9354DFC35BBDF2765B

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

> Subject: Re: Re: packaging material

Message Body:

Good morning,
Attached please find our new PO OS-000273 for your order processing.
Remarks: - Please supply the old plastic packaging material and without
Protection Heatshrink Sleeve. - Please see the attached instruction,
Inventory list and labelling for produce 600 pcs x Fiber Wall Mount
ODPP2, 12 Core (without
Heatshrink Sleeve).- Very urgent, please expedite production
immediately and ship out by sea freight to Malaysia.
Please acknowledge receipt of our order and provide PI for payment preparation.
Thanks & kind regards,
Ms.S.H.LIM

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
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    1 | Initial release to report significant activity detected by Cisco Security on November 14, 2016. | — | 2016-November-15
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