Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID30631: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on September 18, 2017

2017-09-18T17:43:30
ID CISCO-THREAT-55314
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-09-18T17:43:30

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

55314

First Published:

2017 September 18 17:43 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 (RuleID30631) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
NEW ORDER RFQ ALSOJAS TRADE..z / NEW ORDER RFQ ALSOJAS TRADE.exe
| 393,500
| 0xBBC6D2227B84BADADD4FBC70BA3944B6

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

> Subject: New order / Alsoja trade

Message Body:

Hello Dear,
Please quote best price for our attached order.
I await your reply with best price for attached list so i can send you our #Purchase Order confirmation#.
Thanks & Regards
Alsoja Trading

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 18, 2017. | — | 2017-September-18
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