Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID27256: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on January 17, 2017

2017-01-17T16:51:29
ID CISCO-THREAT-52336
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-01-17T16:51:29

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

52336

First Published:

2017 January 17 16:51 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 (RuleID27256) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Payment Invoice.ace
| 364,550
| 0x09049254b978A29DE7714EF0E7405326

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

> Subject: PAYMENT

Message Body:

Good Day
Please reconfirm the bank account details and amount on the payment copy, your customer asked our Bank to process payment today. Please do this now as we await your response.
The attached file is the payment copy.
Best Regards.
Citibank Pondok Indah
Menara Citibank�
Jl. Metro Pondok Inda�h Kav. II/BA No. 1
Pondok Indah, Jakarta� 12340
(021) 252 9999�

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 January 17, 2017. | — | 2017-January-17
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