Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID28954: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on May 1, 2017

2017-05-01T20:21:39
ID CISCO-THREAT-53671
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-05-01T20:21:39

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

53671

First Published:

2017 May 1 20:21 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 (RuleID28954) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
REMITTANCE ADVICE ref 2016320227.1.zip / REMITTANCE ADVICE ref 2016320227.1.bat
| 335,872
| 0x40E56649EBB6E63ED55FCE848383DA40

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

> Subject: Fw: PAYMENT COPY 181116/17, our ref: 2016320227.1

Message Body:

Dear Sir,
Please confirm attached payment confirmation copy.
Thank you in advance for your cooperation.
Met vriendelijke groet / With 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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