Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID27721: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on February 7, 2017

2017-02-07T16:20:36
ID CISCO-THREAT-52601
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-02-07T16:20:36

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

52601

First Published:

2017 February 7 16:20 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 (RuleID27721) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
DHL.r00 / DHL.exe
| 929,655
| 0xED317AD090875CDBB9DD6077039E605C

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

> Subject: DHL WORLDWIDE INC.

Message Body:

Dear customer,
We tried to deliver your package at 04:15 PM on 3rd January, 2017.
The delivery attempt failed because nobody was present at the shipping
address, so this notification has been automatically sent.
If the parcel is not scheduled for re-delivery or picked up within 72 hours,
it will be returned to the sender.
Please check attached file for tracking details and schedule another
delivery time.
Do not hesitate to contact us for further assistance.
Best regards,

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 February 7, 2017. | — | 2017-February-07
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