Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID28971: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on May 1, 2017

2017-05-01T19:13:00
ID CISCO-THREAT-53667
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-05-01T19:13:00

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

53667

First Published:

2017 May 1 19:13 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 (RuleID28971) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
0.66712000 1493358004.ace / 0.66712000 1493358004.jar
| 656,405
| 0x6703F02D9C044C26F558D438AE4AB433

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

> Subject: AH KUMAI GUO INTERNATIONAL CO., LTD

Message Body:

Dear
We have emailed your company a week ago about our
interested in your
products and we have not heard from your company.
I hope all is well with you,
Please quote your best prices on FOB as attached
Please kindly send us your
catalog.
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 May 1, 2017. | — | 2017-May-01
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