Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID29284: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on May 30, 2017

2017-05-30T15:01:45
ID CISCO-THREAT-53997
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-05-30T15:01:45

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

53997

First Published:

2017 May 30 15:01 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 (RuleID29284) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Electro dynamic PO (2).zip / Electro dynamic PO.zip / PURCHASE_ORDER.html
| 4,365
| 0x30D269703232E2E5F016741C910E09E2

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

> Subject: Brillant Teck -PO-Light Fixtures : Order acceptance

Message Body:

Dear Sir,
Please find attached scanned copy of the signed PO and advance request
on our letter head,
Thanks and regards
CONFIDENTIALITY INFORMATION AND DISCLAIMER


"This communication being sent by Office of Siddharth Buildwell LLP is
privileged and confidential, and is directed to and for the use of the
addressee only. If this message reaches anyone other than the intended
recipient, we request the reader not to reproduce, copy, disseminate or in
any manner distribute it. We further request such recipient to notify us
immediately by return email and delete the original message. The Office of
Siddharth Buildwell LLP does not guarantee the security of any information
transmitted electronically and is not liable for the proper, timely and
complete transmission thereof. Opinions, conclusions and other information
in this communication that do not relate to the official business of Office
of Siddharth Buildwell LLP shall be understood as neither given nor
endorsed by it."**

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 30, 2017. | — | 2017-May-30
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