Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID30489: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on September 7, 2017

2017-09-07T15:14:59
ID CISCO-THREAT-55143
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-09-07T15:14:59

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

55143

First Published:

2017 September 7 15:14 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 (RuleID30489) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Invoice INV-000724.7z / INV-000434.vbs
| 11,290
| 0x4FB9DC5DD71E4BE117B15343C3EA7D9E

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

> Subject: Invoice INV-000724 from Property Lagoon Limited for Gleneagles Equestrian Centre

Message Body:

Dear customer,
Here's invoice INV-000724 for USD 680.05.
The amount outstanding of USD 680.05 is due on 9 Sept 2017.
View your bill online
>From your online bill you can print a PDF, export a CSV, or create a free login and view your outstanding bills.
If you have any questions, please let us know.
Thanks,
Property Lagoon Limited

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 September 7, 2017. | — | 2017-September-07
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