Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID27924: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on March 27, 2017

2017-03-27T12:57:08
ID CISCO-THREAT-53165
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-03-27T12:57:08

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

53165

First Published:

2017 March 27 12:57 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 (RuleID27924) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
fattura_497625.js
| 29,539
| 0x3CAB16B7FAA3407D6A08C15EB478EA97

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

> Subject: Invio fattura n. 588965

Message Body:

LC ROMA QUIRINALE,
In allegato originale del documento in oggetto, non sarà effettuato alcun invio postale, se non specificatamente richiesto.
Il documento dovrà essere stampato su formato cartaceo e avrà piena validità fiscale e, come tale, soggetto alle previste norme di utilizzo e conservazione.

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 27, 2017. | — | 2017-March-27
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