Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID29654: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on June 29, 2017

2017-06-29T20:15:00
ID CISCO-THREAT-54335
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-06-29T20:15:00

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

54335

First Published:

2017 June 29 20:15 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 (RuleID29654) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
inquiry_purchase_document949489577JUNE2017.arj /inquiry_purchase_document949489577JUNE2017.exe
| 711,680
| 0x8E0A1AA4F229EB9BE169B8DEF23ACC79

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

> Subject: Inquiry/purchase

Message Body:

Dear Sir/Madam
Our client is interested in some products displayed in your company website, kindly review enclosed our inquiry and inform me if they are available for supply and quote your best prices for the month.
Thanks in advance for your prompt reply.
Best regards

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 29, 2017. | — | 2017-June-29
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