Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID25946: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on November 16, 2016

2016-11-16T20:51:44
ID CISCO-THREAT-49756
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-11-16T20:51:44

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

49756

First Published:

2016 November 16 20:51 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 (RuleID25946) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
PI GG-1-16 2016-09-26.jar
| 244,516
| 0xC21A8D8EE871DD15D8353EFAD344A71F

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

> Subject: Proforma invoice GG-1-16 2016-09-26

Message Body:

Kind Attn: Custormer,
Good day,
Please provide us a proforma invoice, quoting your best prices for the items described in attached. The
Proforma Invoice shall be made according to the following instructions. After the approval it will be used to
start a import process.
Please don’t hesitate to contact us for any inquiry.
Thanks

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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