Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID28307: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on March 27, 2017

2017-03-27T13:29:12
ID CISCO-THREAT-53172
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-03-27T13:29:12

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

53172

First Published:

2017 March 27 13:29 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 (RuleID28307) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
AWB_NUMBER32456673.jar
| 515,368
| 0x42EF3811D249182EE6C4138B5F50CD78

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

> Subject: DHL Delivery Documents - AWB Number: 9143102

Message Body:

**Kindly review attachments for Delivery Documents relating to your DHL
Package On-board.


AWB Number: 9143102****
Pickup Date: 2017-03-13 10:25:00
Service: U
Pieces: 1
Cust. Ref:
Description: Documents


Ship From:
SMA
AV DEL VALLES 308
TERRASSA-
TERRASSA, 08227
ES
EVENT CATEGORY
28 DEC 16 12:47 PM - Shipment on Board


Shipment status may also be obtained from our Internet site in USA under
hxxp: //track.dhl-usa.com or Globally under hxxp://www.dhl.com/track
Please do not reply to this email. This is an automated application used
only for sending proactive notifications**

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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