Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID29860: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on July 18, 2017

2017-07-18T16:22:22
ID CISCO-THREAT-54517
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-07-18T16:22:22

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

54517

First Published:

2017 July 18 16:22 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 (RuleID29860) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
scan sample.rar / scan sample.exe
| 628,224
| 0x44B21E02E76C20916AD6BA762D8E4E0A

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

> Subject: Sample Request

Message Body:

Good Day
could you please take a look at the attached picture and advise if you can get those 4 samples sent to you.
Please quote your best price for the below samples.
Thanks!
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 July 18, 2017. | — | 2017-July-18
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