Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID26871: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on December 19, 2016

2016-12-20T15:03:33
ID CISCO-THREAT-52165
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-12-20T15:03:33

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

52165

First Published:

2016 December 20 15:03 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 (RuleID26871) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
New order & Payment $ 10,760.xz / New order & Payment $ 10,760.exe
| 1,172,992
| 0x21552CEE9FAD7AA910A054DC3C0C4E69

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

> Subject: Payment slip, Transaction ID: #45232 & new order

Message Body:

We have initiated your transfer from our bank, details as shown below:
Prices as per products you sold to us: 10,760 USD
Bank Fees: 200 USD (including intermediary Bank Fees)
Amount to reflect in your Account: 10,760 USD
Kindly confirm the payment slip,Transaction ID: #45232.
Kindly expect your payment in your bank account within.
Please also let us know when you are sending the invoice the new order.
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 December 19, 2016. | — | 2016-December-20
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