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HistoryOct 11, 2017 - 3:20 p.m.

Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID30947: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on October 11, 2017

2017-10-1115:20:33
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Medium

Alert ID:

55584

First Published:

2017 October 11 15:20 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 (RuleID30947) may contain the following files:

Name Size in Bytes MD5 Checksum
Request Order.rar / PO-603811.exe
Not Available
0xAC5A824C88BC9927AD64BE3A8A21B9AD

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

> Message Body:

Hello Dear, We are sending our requirement for the items as per stated in the content attached with yellow ink Kindly find the attachment and confirm with us. 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 11, 2017. β€” 2017-October-11
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