Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID27567: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on February 1, 2017

2017-02-01T16:42:07
ID CISCO-THREAT-52512
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-02-01T16:42:07

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

52512

First Published:

2017 February 1 16:42 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 (RuleID27567) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
New Doc.gz / New Doc.exe
| 838,656
| 0x7F136CC19C9E013B967BA227590875C1

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

> Subject: Plz revert back to us as soon possible.

Message Body:

Good Morning,
Please, we kindly provide the attached. Plz revert back to us as soon possible.
P please consider the environment - do you really need to print this email?
Please consider the impact on the environment before printing this email and/or its attachments.
This email and the associated attachments may contain information that is proprietary, privileged, confidential or otherwise protected from
disclosure. If you are not the intended recipient or otherwise have received this message in error, you are not authorized to read, print,
retain, copy or disseminate this message or any part of it. If you are not the intended recipient or otherwise have received this message
in error, please notify us immediately, destroy any paper copies and delete all electronic files of the message.
Thank you. Digi-Key Electronics.

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 February 1, 2017. | — | 2017-February-01
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