Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID26868: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on December 13, 2016

2016-12-14T13:43:43
ID CISCO-THREAT-52092
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-12-14T13:43:43

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

52092

First Published:

2016 December 14 13:43 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 (RuleID26868) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
PO.Dec_12.rar / PO.Dec_12.exe
| 159,744
| 0x35101B7651B36668FCF9493BED0507CB

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

> Subject: Order inquiry !

Message Body:

Good day..
sorry for my delay in response to your mail, i have not write after receiving your quote.
I was on business trip just got back .
I hope your price didn’t changed since you sent it to me due to my late replay.
I am ready to place my order now. Find attach order list and check if prices
are still as before and make Inv for me with your company stamp.
Please acknowledge once received.
Thanks & 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 December 13, 2016. | — | 2016-December-14
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