Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID29121: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on May 15, 2017

2017-05-15T20:01:36
ID CISCO-THREAT-53831
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-05-15T20:01:36

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

53831

First Published:

2017 May 15 20:01 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 (RuleID29121) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Tracking # 779079684586.jar
| 507,502
| 0x91E1B3E7EC9EC923F2C359792C9174B5

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

> Subject: FedEx Shipment 779079618472 Notification

Message Body:

FedEx®
This shipment is scheduled to be sent on 05/06/2017.
Your parcel has arrived our head office this morning. please find the attached scanned copy of the docs.
Kindly follow the instruction as attached for your tracking, claims and shipping documents .
Also the AWB # 779079684586 of the original documents sent to your office.
Tracking # 779079684586
Anticipated ship date:
Sat, 5/5/2017

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 15, 2017. | — | 2017-May-15
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