Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID31287: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on November 14, 2017

2017-11-14T14:50:58
ID CISCO-THREAT-55912
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-11-14T14:50:58

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

55912

First Published:

2017 November 14 14:50 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 (RuleID31287) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
New PO - 3013.gz / New PO - 3013.exe
| 925,234
| 0x73598DAA4B1A0D0C6663CD3BD895C604

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

> Subject:RE: QUOTATION

Message Body:

Hello Dear,
Good day to you
Kindly refer to Purchase order as attached for you attention &
references.
Please send your company registeration and GST registeration
number for issue invoice.
Thanks & 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 November 14, 2017. | — | 2017-November-14
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