Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID30857: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on October 5, 2017

2017-10-05T16:15:05
ID CISCO-THREAT-55528
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-10-05T16:15:05

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

55528

First Published:

2017 October 5 16:15 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 (RuleID30857) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Purchase_Order.arj / Purchase Order.exe | 701,440 | 0xFA6F351B31BECAFD2C454A5392B41590

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

> Subject: New order

Message Body:

Dear Customer,
we hear of your products and want to order large quantity. See attached order for details and give us your best price. we need shipment made at the earliest. Await your speedy reply
Kind 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 5, 2017. | — | 2017-October-05
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