Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID28722: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on April 14, 2017

2017-04-14T16:51:43
ID CISCO-THREAT-53471
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-04-14T16:51:43

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

53471

First Published:

2017 April 14 16:51 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 (RuleID28722) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
01782873SCAN.DOC.Z / 01782873SCAN.exe
| Not Available
| 0x47CCA59E4F5B00DB6E9DEBF0E464E40F

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

> Subject: the documents are ready :

Message Body:

the documents are ready :
1. Combined Certificate Value of Origin (C.C.V.O)
2. Bill of Ladding (BL)
3. Parking List
4. Final Invoice.
Have been submitted to DHL office for delivery & your package will be dispatched accordingly, your tracking NO is 5602397611
Kindly check the attached to keep tracking your consignment until it gets to your port of destination.
Customer's care

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 14, 2017. | — | 2017-April-14
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