Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID29019: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on May 4, 2017

2017-05-04T19:01:54
ID CISCO-THREAT-53716
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-05-04T19:01:54

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

53716

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 (RuleID29019) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS 5396306.r00 / ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS 5396306.exe
| 421,888
| 0x84368458C525C7EBE66C4303A3F6E9BA

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

> Subject: Re: DELIVERY PURCHASE ORDER AND ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS 5396306 / PACKING LIST 27945032/ 35, 000 LTS QUOTATION OF A-1

Message Body:

Dear sir,
Good day.
Please Kindly find attached Delivery order. for the original document,
As discussed on the phone, loading time starts at 6:00 pm only from today till Wednesday.
Please cheek attache and get back to me
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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