Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID30421: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on August 30, 2017

2017-08-30T13:05:42
ID CISCO-THREAT-54984
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-08-30T13:05:42

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

54984

First Published:

2017 August 30 13:05 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 (RuleID30421) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
SEPT CONTRACT.rar / SEPT CONTRACT.exe
| 663,040
| 0xC8528870D5C4A1A9C4D5C600629DCCFE

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

> Subject: Re: Purchase CONTRACT SIGNED

Message Body:

Hello,
You sent us the attached contract for our first purchase from you but we didnt oblige then ,but we have had a board meeting and decided to make our first purchase.The contract has been signed but please before we proceed kindly confirm that the prices as mention in the contract and payment terms hasnt changed.
If all is in order kindly acknoweldge and send us proforma invoice.
Your urgent reply will be appreciated.

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
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    1 | Initial release to report significant activity detected by Cisco Security on August 30, 2017. | — | 2017-August-30
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