Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID26838: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on December 12, 2016

2016-12-12T17:02:35
ID CISCO-THREAT-51074
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-12-12T17:02:35

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

51074

First Published:

2016 December 12 17:02 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 (RuleID26838) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
New Samples order 1282016 GT 150000PDF.XXE / New Samples order 1282016 GT 150000.exe
| 233,472
| 0x31ADEA7BD0423BA0E67A6A84434BD26E

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

> Subject: Re: Re: Re: Urgent New Purchase Order

Message Body:

Dear ,
Please, I am doubtful if you got my mail I sent to you last week regarding the new order from our customer. Please we request you to provide me the quotation of the listed attached & Samples. We anxiously waiting for your FOB Price. Please our Customer need this order urgent.
Your Early Response is highly Appreciated
Best regards
-------------------------------Safe Stamp-----------------------------------
Your Anti-virus Service scanned this email. It is safe from known viruses.
For more information regarding this service, please contact your service provider.

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 December 12, 2016. | — | 2016-December-12
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