Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID30259: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on August 18, 2017

2017-08-18T16:03:32
ID CISCO-THREAT-54888
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-08-18T16:03:32

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

54888

First Published:

2017 August 18 16:03 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 (RuleID30259) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
1.rar / August Order 2017.exe
| 561,152
| 0x7C2FEA97B1818F5949D92BDDF838E60C

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

> Subject: NEW ORDER FOR AUGUST

Message Body:

Dear Sir
Follow the PI and new Contract sent With Incoterms Amended (CIF),Please see our adjustment in RED and Green color.
Kindly make amend and ressend PI again.
If you have any question or Doubt, Please don't hesitate to let me know
--

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Revision History

  • Version | Description | Section | Date
    ---|---|---|---
    1 | Initial release to report significant activity detected by Cisco Security on August 18, 2017. | — | 2017-August-18
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