Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID29140: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on May 16, 2017

2017-05-16T14:12:22
ID CISCO-THREAT-53850
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-05-16T14:12:22

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

53850

First Published:

2017 May 16 14:12 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 (RuleID29140) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
test order.arj / Proforma Invoice.exe
| 516,608
| 0x243D0931C26A30238E40236D1550D28D

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

> Subject: Test Order

Message Body:

Hello,
kindly give us your best offer for the attached LIST OF PRODUCTS.
Advise us your best price, stock availability and delivery lead time as soon as possible.
Accordingly your early reply wiil be highly appreciated.
Thanks and Best 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 16, 2017. | — | 2017-May-16
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