Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID27993: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on February 23, 2017

2017-02-27T21:25:50
ID CISCO-THREAT-52742
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-02-27T21:25:50

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

52742

First Published:

2017 February 27 21:25 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 (RuleID27993) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Remittance Advice Steel Metal Bar -R.arj / Remittance Advice Steel Metal Bar -R.exe
| 621,056
| 0x771EB96EA993F148076DCAA1919642BB

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

> Subject: Steel / Metal Bar -Remittance Advice

Message Body:

**Good day,
Find Enclosed payment proof made to your company account on behalf of
our client to your receiving bank dated 20/02/2017
NB: Confirm remittance on attached swift copy and advice accordingly.
Regards,
teel

_______The information contained in this message is privileged and intended only for the recipients named. If the reader is not a representative of the intended recipient, any review, dissemination or copying of this message or the information it contains is prohibited. If you have received this message in error, please immediately notify the sender, and delete the original message and attachments.
P Consider the environment. Please don't print this e-mail unless you really need to.
Inline image 1This email has been checked for viruses by Avast antivirus software.
www.avast.com**

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 23, 2017. | — | 2017-February-27
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