Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID28935: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on May 1, 2017

2017-05-01T15:36:43
ID CISCO-THREAT-53670
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-05-01T15:36:43

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

53670

First Published:

2017 May 1 15:36 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 (RuleID28935) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Requisition No. TPN-17-S-01002-1.jar
| 594,013
| 0x87B85A288E00A3CBD02CA77FCD3C6285

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

> Subject: RE: ORDER REQUISITION

Message Body:

Dear Sir/Madam
This is a request for quotation for the attached.
Pls this is the second mail we are sending from our alternative mail yet no
response from your side since we sent our requisitions in March.
Kindly do the needful by sending us a quotation asap for the attached
requisitions for our May order.
We hope to hear from you soon.
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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