Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID30545: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on September 8, 2017

2017-09-08T13:41:40
ID CISCO-THREAT-55160
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-09-08T13:41:40

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

55160

First Published:

2017 September 8 13:41 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 (RuleID30545) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Quotation and Order Reference.jpg.gz / Quotation and Order Reference.exe
| 364,544
| 0x50E0613DFF3A1EF887C65B3BD4E0008A

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

> Subject: Shipping And Proforma For New Purchase

Message Body:

Good Day,
Hope that everything going well with you ,
Please send to me proforma invoice for the following Items As attached for our new Order.
I have contacted so many times during the holiday and my mails have not been answered up to this period
and we are currently in short of Products and wants to by from your company this time . as well to confirm your quality.
Kindly find attached our previous Listed order and quotations as per other companies we have contacted so far.
your urgent response is highy needed

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 September 8, 2017. | — | 2017-September-08
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