Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID27990: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on February 22, 2017

2017-02-23T13:51:38
ID CISCO-THREAT-52720
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-02-23T13:51:38

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

52720

First Published:

2017 February 23 13:51 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 (RuleID27990) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
PO-INV22233356.rar / c41013d9c77e5b209024762957e949bb376ec.exe
| 256,480
| 0xAFCB74DA3AF8B8472F3FDBD234408F2C

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

> Subject: NEW PO-INV22233356

Message Body:

Dear Sir/Madam,*
Any possibilities to get price offer at earliest? Customer is waiting.
Please confirm me below with your price offer.
Delivery time after payment of requested Order? [I have to confirm
*delivery time to our client]**
Each item approximate weight? [This is important to calculate freight
cost]
Your early reply is highly appreciated.
My very kind 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 22, 2017. | — | 2017-February-23
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