Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID27107: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on January 13, 2017

2017-01-13T17:36:38
ID CISCO-THREAT-52324
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-01-13T17:36:38

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

52324

First Published:

2017 January 13 17:36 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 (RuleID27107) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Financial Stament and Agreement.rar / Financial Stament and Agreement.jar
| 390,858
| 0x89FB4B163B96DE1300D44EB4C7EF534F

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

> Subject: Re: financial statement/agreement.

Message Body:

Good Day
This is to bring to your notice that the financial statement/agreement attached has not been signed or returned since it was first sent on 14 november 2017 to your email xxxx@geico.com.
This is over a month and no response from your end and the statement has not been revised and signed as agreed prior to the date agreed.
Please kindly do the needful to avoid us using legal means.
Awaiting your reply.
Regards

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Revision History

  • Version | Description | Section | Date
    ---|---|---|---
    1 | Initial release to report significant activity detected by Cisco Security on January 13, 2017. | — | 2017-January-13
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