Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID30284: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on August 24, 2017

2017-08-24T16:47:13
ID CISCO-THREAT-54934
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-08-24T16:47:13

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

54934

First Published:

2017 August 24 16:47 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 (RuleID30284) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
DocScan036478939222778.jar
| 572,386
| 0x6C1DDB811C159B93CF3B0CE220DC1CBB

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

> Subject: MT1O3 Transfer Swift Copy

Message Body:

Hello Sir,
Sorry for the delay in payment,as i already informed
you that i will be on holiday to resume today 8/20/2017.
I have attached payment copy made to your bank account.
please let me know once you recieve payment.
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 August 24, 2017. | — | 2017-August-24
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