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HistoryMar 07, 2017 - 3:55 p.m.

Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID28179: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on March 7, 2017

2017-03-0715:55:53
Cisco
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Medium

Alert ID:

52917

First Published:

2017 March 7 15:55 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 (RuleID28179) may contain the following files:

Name Size in Bytes MD5 Checksum
shipping info.arj / shipping info.bat
184,320
0xBC71772C1D77D95ED2773ACBE974A0A1

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

> Subject: Shipping Documents

Message Body:

Dear Sir, Today, We have dispatched original docs and also enclosed is shipping documents for your reference. Booking No.: 16S739 ETD: march 22th, 2017; 21 days of free detention at discharging port is under application; Please check all details and revert back asap. Waiting for your early comments.

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 7, 2017. β€” 2017-March-07
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