Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID25903: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on November 16, 2016

2016-11-17T00:12:37
ID CISCO-THREAT-49759
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-11-17T00:12:37

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

49759

First Published:

2016 November 17 00:12 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 (RuleID25903) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
AST GRP LTD HK EXCLUSIVE ENQUIRIES.zip / AST GRP LTD HK EXCLUSIVE ENQUIRIES.jar
| 250,553
| 0x561D6EBEBC07BFF9AA969DED37109254

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

> Subject: ENQUIRIES FROM HONGKONG

Message Body:

Hello
I am LiChang SheQu, Secretary to Mr Chuo
We checked your website and products through our Exhibitions Agent as we enquire of the best regional suppliers of our market,and we have detailed a proposal on our intentions and conditions to partner home and overseas,
Please at your convenient time go through the draft contract and let us know of your own terms as we seek to partner with you for our further exports/imports,sales or Logistics. We intend to be regional marketer of your products
Look forward to your Response and Terms of Business
Regards

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 16, 2016. | — | 2016-November-16
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