Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID29509: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on June 19, 2017

2017-06-19T13:46:35
ID CISCO-THREAT-54226
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-06-19T13:46:35

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

54226

First Published:

2017 June 19 13:46 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 (RuleID29509) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
DOC_MT FLAGSHIP.zip / DOC_MT FLAGSHIP.vbs
| 395
| 0xD6E992C0C239EE7976AF93398B365A39

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

> Subject: RE: M/T FLAGSHIP ORCHID ETA QUINHUANGDAO 26/6/2017

Message Body:

**AA) You are kindly requested to revert with your best prices,
availability, Owners discount for
payment 120 days from delivery date for the attached files.
Your prompt reply shall be greatly appreciated.



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 19, 2017. | — | 2017-June-19
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