Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID28980: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on May 5, 2017

2017-05-05T19:11:01
ID CISCO-THREAT-53729
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-05-05T19:11:01

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

53729

First Published:

2017 May 5 19:11 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 (RuleID28980) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
MV_Ocean Bunker_file 001.jar
| 693,242
| 0x0C266E83FA1890B779498C8E303CA5A6

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

> Subject: Port Agency Appointment for M/V OCEAN BUNKER

Message Body:

Good day,
We are pleased to appoint your good company as agent for the shipment of
m/v ocean bunker. This vessel is scheduled to carry i.ore in bulk with
the following attached terms and conditions. Pls review attached.
We invite your keen attention on it and look forward to your good
cooperation for the successful voyage.
Thanks & Best Regard

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 5, 2017. | — | 2017-May-05
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