Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID30844: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on October 3, 2017

2017-10-03T14:03:44
ID CISCO-THREAT-55501
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-10-03T14:03:44

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

55501

First Published:

2017 October 3 14:03 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 (RuleID30844) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
PAYMENT SWIFT_1-10-2017.rar / PAYMENT SWIFT_1-10-2017.exe
| 1,056,768
| 0xEB0D2DCFA1207ECD9374B4EB9A539F41

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

> Subject: TRANSFER FROM UAE EXCHANGE ONBEHALF OF YOUR CUSTOMER

Message Body:

Pls find attached our swift copy of payment for your reference.
We made this payment today 1st October 2017 onbehalf of your customer as authorized.
Kindly confirm the receipt of same as soon as possible.
Thanks and Best Regards

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 October 3, 2017. | — | 2017-October-03
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