Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID29309: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on May 26, 2017

2017-05-26T13:22:05
ID CISCO-THREAT-53981
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-05-26T13:22:05

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

53981

First Published:

2017 May 26 13:22 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 (RuleID29309) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Invoice_3259.doc
| 65,024
| 0x2C898F4E50CB54B78EE71FD959845678

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

> Subject: You exceeded payment due date for April ?137

Message Body:

Good day,
According to the payments schedule you have exceeded term of the settlement of account for services provided by our enterprise.
The given account is charged for April, 2017.
We request you without delay to meet your account to prevent your account freeze in our system.
You can get more detailed information of sum of indebtedness and requisite elements is in file.
Best regards
You have a good day!

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
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    1 | Initial release to report significant activity detected by Cisco Security on May 26, 2017. | — | 2017-May-26
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