Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID26353: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on November 16, 2016

2016-11-16T20:31:35
ID CISCO-THREAT-49749
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-11-16T20:31:35

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

49749

First Published:

2016 November 16 20:31 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 (RuleID26353) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
REQUIREMENTS.zip / REQUIREMENTS.pif
| 2,179,072
| 0x2BEAC60EF7AE6661AEF1279533EBB3dDE

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

> Subject: PO#CD-702786 Requirements

Message Body:

Dear Sir/Madam,
Please find attached purchase order for your confirmation.
Please kindly check and sign back to confirm that all is in order.
If we do not hear from you within 2 days of the purchase order being emailed,
we will cancel the order
Tks & B.rgds,

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 November 16, 2016. | — | 2016-November-16
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