Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID29958: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on July 25, 2017

2017-07-25T17:43:57
ID CISCO-THREAT-54580
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-07-25T17:43:57

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

54580

First Published:

2017 July 25 17:43 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 (RuleID29958) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
ReBANK DETAIL CONFIRMATI 07242017.rar / ReBANK DETAIL CONFIRMATI 07242017.exe
| 303,104
| 0x4DAAB4D7EB27DCFA8B5D9D456A3A580C

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

> Subject: Re: BANK DETAIL CONFIRMATION//REMITTANCE SCHEDULE 07/24/2017

Message Body:

Dear Sir
Your payment is scheduled to be made by these date (07/24/2017), on that
note,as instructed by our principals,
kindly crosscheck the attached bank account details to be sure we are
remitting to right designated
bank account so as to proceed with payment ASAP.
Note: your prompt response to this matter will be highly appreciated
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 July 25, 2017. | — | 2017-July-25
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