Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID29210: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on May 22, 2017

2017-05-22T14:43:07
ID CISCO-THREAT-53914
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-05-22T14:43:07

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

53914

First Published:

2017 May 22 14:43 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 (RuleID29210) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
BL# 2560283786.xz.zip / BL# 2560283786.pif
| 1,138,688
| 0xB4172F2EF47C80661B8B2BB9E06E2F79

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

> Subject: ARRIVAL NOTICE for B/L# 2560283786 - Original / Copy BL is Ready for Printing

Message Body:

Dear Customer,
Please be informed that the Arrival Notice for the following
shipment is received from OOCL. This attached copy (in PDF
format) is also available for printing after downloading.
A copy of the A/N from OOCL is attached for your ease of
reference.
Thank you for using CargoSmart, the customer preferred choice.
CargoSmart Customer Care

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 22, 2017. | — | 2017-May-22
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