Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID28754: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on April 14, 2017

2017-04-14T13:45:39
ID CISCO-THREAT-53463
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-04-14T13:45:39

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

53463

First Published:

2017 April 14 13:45 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 (RuleID28754) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Shipping Document BL INV PL.arj / Shipping Document BL INV PL.bat
| 221,184
| 0x171D4E9FB157F7070BA6C543F2803F3F

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

> Subject: BL/Invoice/Packing list-DHL Tracking

Message Body:

Attention Customer,
Attached is the SHIPPING DOCS as assigned to deliver to you, kindly confirm if the address is Correct.
Original copy of Bill of Lading and other relevant documents for Clearing of consignment in your port
Notification for shipment event group "Clearance event" for 14 April 2017.
==================================
AWB Number: 9079929051
Pickup Date: 04/14/2017 20:08:00
Estimated Delivery Date: 04/14/2017 23:59:00
Service: P
Pieces: 1
Cust. Ref: 530685065
Description: XXXXXXXXXX
Ship From: ABC Cargo Supplies Ltd
===================================
Please do not reply to this email. This is an automated application
used only for sending proactive notifications(See attached file: Shipping Document BL INV PL.arj)

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 14, 2017. | — | 2017-April-14
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