Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID28725: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on April 11, 2017

2017-04-11T20:00:26
ID CISCO-THREAT-53409
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-04-11T20:00:26

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

53409

First Published:

2017 April 11 20:00 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 (RuleID28725) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
PO#74646. (2).zip / PO#74646..zip / parcel.exe
| 1,077,760
| 0x9F6540511F8B7aAC20858A9E39F49F89B

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

> Subject: Re: purchase order

Message Body:

Dear Sir,
Please see the purchase order attached for the items requested and give us your confirmation of best prices and quotation. We would also like to inquire about the following:
Delivery time of the product
Product warranty
Minimum Order Quantity
Payment terms available.
See to this request and do the needful.
With 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 April 11, 2017. | — | 2017-April-11
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