Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID27335: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on January 20, 2017

2017-01-20T19:54:19
ID CISCO-THREAT-52373
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-01-20T19:54:19

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

52373

First Published:

2017 January 20 19:54 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 (RuleID27335) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
IMG5184993HTD.tbz / IMG5184993HTD.exe
| 640,600
| 0x71CEE6BD869120BC580C5238889D923C

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

> Subject: RE: INVOICES DUE FOR IMMEDIATE PAYMENT - NAVIGATOR SHIPSUPPLIES

Message Body:

Good Day,
Please find attached payment against subject mentioned overdue
payment invoice.
If you need further assistance, you may contact 24x7 Phone helpline.
Assuring you of our best services at all times.
Yours Sincerely,
DBS Bank Ltd,India
This is a system generated alert. We request you not to reply to this
message.
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This e-mail is confidential and may also be privileged. If you are not the intended recipient, please notify us immediately; you should not copy or use it for
any purpose, nor disclose its contents to any other person.
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Reference No: 373014-MTS004

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 20, 2017. | — | 2017-January-20
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