Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID28735: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on April 12, 2017

2017-04-12T17:10:53
ID CISCO-THREAT-53430
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-04-12T17:10:53

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

53430

First Published:

2017 April 12 17:10 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 (RuleID28735) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
?181.42..zip / ?181.42..exe
| 111,768
| 0xA06CE01009E14856729177FAC6E37EAE

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

> Subject: RE: Invoices Payment

Message Body:

Good day
We thank you for your recent payment of £1139.00 which has been
allocated to your account.
Please note that this still leaves two invoices unpaid, totalling
£181.42. We attach hereto copies of the outstanding invoices and look
forward to receiving your payment accordingly
Any problems please do not hesitate to contact me
Kind regards
--
PLEASE NOTE MY USUAL WORKING TIMES ARE :-
MONDAY TO WEDNESDAY - 9.30am UNTIL 4.00pm
All emails receieved afterwards will be dealt with promptly upon my
return.
For urgent queries please call:-
01733 551681 for the sales office or 01733 345250 for the accounts
department.
Reg No. 1010387 in England

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
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    1 | Initial release to report significant activity detected by Cisco Security on April 12, 2017. | — | 2017-April-12
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