Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID27776: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on February 10, 2017

2017-02-10T14:10:32
ID CISCO-THREAT-52639
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-02-10T14:10:32

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

52639

First Published:

2017 February 10 14:10 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 (RuleID27776) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Payment Advice - Advice Ref G80539751009 ACH credits Customer Ref 0191201608040191A Second Party Ref TUV SUD PSB.rar / Payment Advice - Advice Ref G80539751009 ACH credits Customer Ref 0191201608040191A Second Party Ref TUV SUD PSB.exe
| 245,760
| 0xFC344E1FA1B5BF3639304DF77F663F67

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

> Subject: SWIFT Transfer (MT103) 070FT04162040019

Message Body:

Hello,
As per our customer's instruction, we have transferred USD 26,510.64 to your bank account.
:20A SENDER'S REFERENCE
11044TRF12008119: 23B BANK OPERATION CODE
CRED: 32A CURRENCY/INTERBANK SETTLEMENT
131502USD26,510,64: 33B CURRENCY/INSTRUCTED AMOUNT
USD26,510,64: 50K ORDERING CUSTOMER
/AL36213110440000000000933729
W.T.M
The attached payment advice is issued at the request of our customer and the advice is for your reference only, kindly contact the remitter should you require further clarification.
Please Note:
- The short payment of USD 25 is as a result of the bank charge on the TT
- You need a WinRaR software installed on your PC in order to view the attachment. You can download the software at
Thanks & 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
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    1 | Initial release to report significant activity detected by Cisco Security on February 10, 2017. | — | 2017-February-10
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