Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID31216: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on November 13, 2017

2017-11-13T13:18:50
ID CISCO-THREAT-55886
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-11-13T13:18:50

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

55886

First Published:

2017 November 13 13:18 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 (RuleID31216) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
POP1710179.jar
| 530,253
| 0xC75A19B3CE94C9E0F6B43409CB6FB600

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

> Subject: RE: TOR Order DY-POP1710179

Message Body:

Dear all,
Pl. give us your best prices for the attached material of TOR steel plant. This machine is urgently requiredwithin 90 days. So pl. do needful.
Note: This is first time we have taken entry in this plant after so many years, so that pl. check quality & components before reply.
Best regards
Import manager

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 November 13, 2017. | — | 2017-November-13
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