Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID26503: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on November 23, 2016

2016-11-23T17:06:38
ID CISCO-THREAT-49860
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-11-23T17:06:38

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

49860

First Published:

2016 November 23 17:06 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 (RuleID26503) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Quotation_045.rar / lapag045.exe
| 381,952
| 0x0B037d1AF2420B176F12CCDE8CA2C2C0

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

> Subject: SFC EXCELLENCE CO., LTD

Message Body:

Dear All
Please comfirm account attached for payment
If the documents have been returned quotation interfere with it.
Thank you
Best 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
    ---|---|---|---
    1 | Initial release to report significant activity detected by Cisco Security on November 23, 2016. | — | 2016-November-23
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