Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID28988: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on May 4, 2017

2017-05-04T19:01:51
ID CISCO-THREAT-53714
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-05-04T19:01:51

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

53714

First Published:

2017 May 4 19:01 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 (RuleID28988) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
PO-D02052017A.ace / PO02052017A.exe
| 1,159,168
| 0x0590A011C6DE7CE0D12460A19C504E1B

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

> Subject: Remittance Advice

Message Body:

Greetings,
The payment of the captioned orders has been made successfully and attached is a copy
Of the bank slip for your reference.(PO-D02052017A)
Please proceed the delivery of the balance quantities for these two orders to our factory within these 2 days.
If there is any question, please let us know.
Thanks
Kind 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 4, 2017. | — | 2017-May-04
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