Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID28059: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on February 27, 2017

2017-02-28T13:55:52
ID CISCO-THREAT-52780
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-02-28T13:55:52

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

52780

First Published:

2017 February 28 13:55 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 (RuleID28059) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
IMG_20172302_2207.rar / IMG_20172302_2207.exe
| 567,808
| 0x11C84616FA58F7EF606CC5322999292E

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

> Subject: Receipt details

Message Body:

Nameste!
Last we spoke, you requested my due payment. Pls find attachment for our NEFT details for 22/02/2017. We are waiting for our subscription invoice to my mail ASAP.

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 27, 2017. | — | 2017-February-28
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