Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID29012: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on May 8, 2017

2017-05-08T19:36:44
ID CISCO-THREAT-53748
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-05-08T19:36:44

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

53748

First Published:

2017 May 8 19:36 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 (RuleID29012) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
doc_0023943301.zip / 0.10162600 1493679246.jar
| 689,437
| 0x9EBCA539EB5E96A7D0A420FA06110FFE

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

> Subject: PROOF OF REMITTANCE & INVOICE MSG#:**

Message Body:

As requested by our client, we would like to inform you that remittance has been credited to your account.
Find Attached to view payment advice/.
The final payment amount may differ due to the deductions of commissions.
For any further information on the service, please don't hesitate to contact our branch or check your book.

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 8, 2017. | — | 2017-May-08
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