Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID29372: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on June 1, 2017

2017-06-01T13:49:43
ID CISCO-THREAT-54016
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-06-01T13:49:43

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

54016

First Published:

2017 June 1 13:49 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 (RuleID29372) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
DRAFT LC and PI.ace / DRAFT LC and PI.exe
| 911,872
| 0xE50FB679681805349BB4387C7D2DD34F

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

> Subject: Re: PI & LC DRAFT

Message Body:

Dear Sir
MY COLLEAGUE IS CURRENTLY ON VACATION.
PLEASE FIND ATTACHED LC DRAFT AND SIGNED PI FOR YOUR REF.
PLEASE CONFIRM DRAFT SO THAT LC SHOULD BE OPEN WELL IN TIME.
Best wishes,

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 June 1, 2017. | — | 2017-June-01
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