Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID28142: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on March 6, 2017

2017-03-06T21:17:54
ID CISCO-THREAT-52897
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-03-06T21:17:54

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

52897

First Published:

2017 March 6 21:17 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 (RuleID28142) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
NEW ORDER.gz / IMG__999494389.exe
| 3,504,128
| 0x3D58A4DFE37C15D56C51A8CF0D5F7B5F

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

> Subject: Fwd: FINAL ORDER

Message Body:

Find attached purchase order for the month for your reference and see if you can still proved us with the same price as last time we ordered.
Advice if the production will be finished before the end of the month
Awaiting your quick responds.
Thank you

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 March 6, 2017. | — | 2017-March-06
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