Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID27817: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on February 14, 2017

2017-02-14T14:51:47
ID CISCO-THREAT-52657
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-02-14T14:51:47

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

52657

First Published:

2017 February 14 14:51 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 (RuleID27817) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
139-PGN2.rar / 139-PGN2.exe
| 1,644,528
| 0x8F4BDBC9A9810C684143CA8902D3EC5

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

> Subject: Re: BH - 925 - 6167950

Message Body:

Good morning,
My colleague will soon be on vacation.
We have been waiting for your invoice. My sales manager sent you the PO two times and there is no response from you, attached is the new PO For our first order,
kindly get back to us with your invoice stamped with your company name.
Can these order be ready in 2nd week of January?
Waiting for your urgent response.
Thank you.
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 14, 2017. | — | 2017-February-14
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