Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID31373: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on November 20, 2017

2017-11-20T20:26:25
ID CISCO-THREAT-55991
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-11-20T20:26:25

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

55991

First Published:

2017 November 20 20:26 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 (RuleID31373) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Bank Confirmation.GZ / Bank Confirmation.exe
| 873,984
| 0x988480A9094211FC93B7034F97E49D10

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

> Subject: FW: BANK ACCOUNT CONFIRMATION

Message Body:

FYI,
OUR BANK WILL TRANSFER THE PAYMENT TOMORROW , SO ATTACHED IS A BANK
ACCOUNT CONFIRMATION FORM.
KINDLY CHECK IF YOUR BANK ACCOUNT IS WRITTEN CORRECTLY TO AVOID
MISTAKE.
AWAITS FOR YOUR URGENT REPLY
BEST REGARDS
DAEKYUNG MACHINERY & ENGINEERING CO.,LTD
Professional Manufacturer of Press brakes / guillotine shear / Roof roll forming machine / Angle Notcher / Power press

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 20, 2017. | — | 2017-November-20
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