Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID31411: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on November 22, 2017

2017-11-22T16:47:08
ID CISCO-THREAT-56031
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-11-22T16:47:08

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

56031

First Published:

2017 November 22 16:47 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 (RuleID31411) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
AWB # 779079684586.arj / AWB # 779079684586.exe
| 454,656
| 0x27F787DF7AC0E76C1D51E7DC26F73791

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

> Subject: FedEx Shipment 779079684587 Notification

Message Body:

> FedEx®
This shipment is scheduled to be sent on 11/20/2017.
Your parcel has arrived our head office this morning. please find the attached scanned copy of the docs.
Kindly follow the instruction as attached for your tracking, claims and shipping documents .
Also the AWB # 779079684586 of the original documents sent to your office.
Tracking # 779079684586
Anticipated ship date:
Fri, 11/17/2017
Delivery progress bar
Initiated
Scheduled delivery:
Mon, 11/20/2017 by 10:30 am
Shipment Facts
Tracking number: 779079684587
Reference: Local A/C No: 9357
Service type: FedEx International Priority
Packaging type: FedEx Pak
Number of pieces: 1
Weight: 1.00 kg.
Special handling/Services: Deliver Weekday
Preparing for Delivery
To help ensure successful delivery of your shipment, please review the below.
Won't be in?
You may be able to hold your delivery at a convenient FedEx World Service Center or FedEx Office location for pick up. Track your shipment to determine Hold at FedEx location availability.
Please do not respond to this message. This email was sent from an unattended mailbox. This report was generated at approximately 9:35 AM CDT on 05/06/2017.
All weights are estimated.
The shipment is scheduled for delivery on or before the scheduled delivery displayed above. FedEx does not determine money-back guarantee or delay claim requests based on the scheduled delivery. Please see the FedEx Service Guide for terms and conditions of service, including the FedEx Money-Back Guarantee, or contact your FedEx customer support representative.
To track the latest status of your shipment, click on the tracking number above.
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Thank you for your business.

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Revision History

  • Version | Description | Section | Date
    ---|---|---|---
    1 | Initial release to report significant activity detected by Cisco Security on November 22, 2017. | — | 2017-November-22
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