Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID29471: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on June 13, 2017

2017-06-13T13:59:04
ID CISCO-THREAT-54184
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-06-13T13:59:04

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

54184

First Published:

2017 June 13 13:59 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 (RuleID29471) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
BANK TT PAYMENT CONFIRMATION SLIP-PDFi.ACE / BANK TT PAYMENT CONFIRMATION SLIP-PDFi.exe
| 443,392
| 0x857D085AEE8BEEF06D29E3E965906064

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

> Subject: TRANSFER PAYMENT SLIPT

Message Body:

Dear Sir,
I hope you receive the email our account sent to you earlier
concerning the change of account details?
We transfer the payment today but, it appears to us that the bank account details
is difference from the previous bank account details in our record.
Have you made any changes to your bank account details, as we received new details, please let us know.
It seems the payment have entered into wrong bank account. Kindly, check the 2 bank accounts in the TT attach and confirm the correct bank details.
Please treat as a matter of urgency, we wait for your further instructions.
Thanks.

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Revision History

  • Version | Description | Section | Date
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    1 | Initial release to report significant activity detected by Cisco Security on June 13, 2017. | — | 2017-June-13
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