Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID27346: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on January 23, 2017

2017-01-23T14:51:44
ID CISCO-THREAT-52384
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-01-23T14:51:44

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

52384

First Published:

2017 January 23 14:51 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 (RuleID27346) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
TT copy.ace
| 365,105
| 0x44EB719048FB57C225020F38B5B9FD7E

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

> Subject: Your Payment Slip

Message Body:

**Dear Sir,�

We have been instruct�ed t�o make this transfer �to you.

Please we are so�rry for the delay in �the payment,
We have made the paym�ent. Attached is the �swift copy of the pay�ment.
best regards
This e-mail is confidential. It may also be legally privileged. If you are not the addressee you may not copy, forward, disclose or use any part of it. If you have received this message in error, please delete it and all copies from your system and notify the sender immediately by return e-mail.
Internet communications cannot be guaranteed to be timely, secure, error or virus-free. The sender does not accept liability for any errors or omissions.


"SAVE PAPER - THINK BEFORE YOU PRINT**

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 January 23, 2017. | — | 2017-January-23
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