Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID26351: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on November 15, 2016

2016-11-15T20:34:11
ID CISCO-THREAT-49728
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-11-15T20:34:11

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

49728

First Published:

2016 November 15 20:34 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 (RuleID26351) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Order 141116.xls
| 209,920
| 0xFD4DB0F226A68DB5A7F1401980FD0BE4

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

> Subject: New Order (Mastro GRP)

Message Body:

Good day,
Kindly prepare quotation for the products listed in the attached asap, Also pay attention to the asterisked items and advise their availability.
Please endeavor to quote your best prices for our consideration.
Await your earliest reply.
PS: Please note that this is a secured document, kindly follow instructions (if any) to view content
Best 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 November 15, 2016. | — | 2016-November-15
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