Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID28310: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on March 15, 2017

2017-03-15T14:23:14
ID CISCO-THREAT-53032
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-03-15T14:23:14

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

53032

First Published:

2017 March 15 14:23 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 (RuleID28310) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---

FJ85 - 73930.rar / #FJ85 - 73930.exe

| Not Available
| 0x6EF3D8DFD0855CBF573A47BE36AE05F5

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

> Subject: Purchase Order #FJ85-73930

Message Body:

--
Dear Gents,
Please find the attached Purchase Order #FJ85-73930, Confirm if it
will be ready for delivery before 30th Mar 2017.
Kindly send us the Invoice against 30% deposit to be transferred and
estimated shipping date in return, treat urgently and reply ASAP. Please
specify the RFQ reference number on your quotation.
Best 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 March 15, 2017. | — | 2017-March-15
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