Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID31158: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on October 31, 2017

2017-10-31T15:38:00
ID CISCO-THREAT-55737
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-10-31T15:38:00

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

55737

First Published:

2017 October 31 15:38 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 (RuleID31158) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
SWIFT COPY..PDF.GZ / SWIFT COPY.bat
| 163,840
| 0x69FC449DEC98AAA0FD9D6955F594DE84

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

> Subject: FW: SWIFT COPY

Message Body:

Hi xxxxxx@miffcrffodf.com,
Enclosed herewith please find scanned copy of balance payment?
Kindly arrange dispatch.
Thanks and regards.
Thanks & Regards
accountant
KESSAB_logo_Small ISO9001_GB__RGB.jpg UL LOGO.jpg
5131
Email xxxxxx@petromin.com | hxxp://www.petromin.com.com

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 31, 2017. | — | 2017-October-31
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