Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID27744: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on February 10, 2017

2017-02-13T13:26:34
ID CISCO-THREAT-52647
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-02-13T13:26:34

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

52647

First Published:

2017 February 13 13:26 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 (RuleID27744) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
FedEX01_Parcel0017.jar
| 249,708
| 0xEF18058F2F787226D9EE77359C9AF645

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

> Subject: Fwd: FDX#: D2411E5151D/ 6th 01, 17

Message Body:

Dear customer,
We attempted to deliver your item at 10:10 AM on Jan 28th, 2017. (Read enclosed file detail)
The delivery attempt failed because nobody was present at the shipping address, so this notify has been automatically sent.
If the parcel is not scheduled for redelivery or picked up within 72 hours, it will be returned to the sender.
Label Number: E2321D5151D
Expected Delivery Date: 4th Jan, 2017
Class: Package Services
Service(s): Delivery Confirmation
Status: eNotification sent
Read the enclosed file for details.
Thank you,
<<<
FedEx®
Please consider the environment before printing this e-mail

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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-13
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