Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID28830: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on April 20, 2017

2017-04-20T13:47:05
ID CISCO-THREAT-53517
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-04-20T13:47:05

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

53517

First Published:

2017 April 20 13:47 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 (RuleID28830) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
guestlist.zip / guestlist.jar
| 169,197
| 0x87C63C1797B6191744A55B718D5460B7

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

> Subject: Re: Special Request for your Reservation

Message Body:

Hello,
My client on a tour would like your place this weekend, I am sending you a guest list and booking attached, can you please send me your meal menu for Sunday 6PM so that we order.
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 20, 2017. | — | 2017-April-20
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