Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID27502: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on January 27, 2017

2017-01-27T14:47:32
ID CISCO-THREAT-52449
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-01-27T14:47:32

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

52449

First Published:

2017 January 27 14:47 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 (RuleID27502) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Rechnung 180901199.doc
| 74,240
| 0x8D65AA151E96E71A3B52D6846C7BBDF7

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

> Subject: Rechnung 78653

Message Body:

Sehr geehrte Damen und Herren,
es dürfte Ihrer Aufmerksamkeit entgangen sein, dass die beigefügte Rechnung noch nicht bezahlt worden ist.
Bitte überprüfen Sie das und begleichen Sie diese innert einer Woche.
Sollte sich Ihre Zahlung mit diesem Schreiben überschnitten haben, ist dieses natürlich gegenstandslos.

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 27, 2017. | — | 2017-January-27
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