Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID28802: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on April 18, 2017

2017-04-18T17:32:16
ID CISCO-THREAT-53492
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-04-18T17:32:16

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

53492

First Published:

2017 April 18 17:32 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 (RuleID28802) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
CATALOGUE file.7z / CATALOGUE file.exe
| 1,540,096
| 0x5BE853BBB4C4395BE7DFC02F0EF39CDA

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

> Subject: CIFF Order

Message Body:

Dear , Nice to meet you in the last CIFF fair,hope you are all doing well. Attached catalogue was our order, Would you please send us PI Your early reply will much appricate! Thank you. 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 18, 2017. | — | 2017-April-18
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