Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID30398: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on August 29, 2017

2017-08-29T13:34:25
ID CISCO-THREAT-54976
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-08-29T13:34:25

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

54976

First Published:

2017 August 29 13:34 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 (RuleID30398) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Swift copy of payment_9001223681 0112936410.pdf.rar / Swift copy of payment_9001223681 0112936410.pdf.exe
| 197,120
| 0x7E9750CBE12BA7F2470BA9BC1828112B

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

> Subject: PAYMENT ADVICE SWIFT00006

Message Body:

Dear,
Please find attached SWIFT copy,Kindly acknowledge and confirm this payment.
Best Regards
Website: temthanhphu.com

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 29, 2017. | — | 2017-August-29
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