Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID31554: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on December 6, 2017

2017-12-06T14:40:11
ID CISCO-THREAT-56172
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-12-06T14:40:11

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

56172

First Published:

2017 December 6 14:40 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 (RuleID31554) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
my cv.zip / my cv.exe
| Not Available
| 0x4FC6769B02E5C5253928EF9FCB5A6267

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

> Subject: Job Application - Suitable Post.

Message Body:

Dear Sir/Madam,
I am keen to have suitable job opportunity with your esteemed organization.
I am actively searching for the job. Also I am immediately available to join.
My detailed Curriculum Vitae is enclosed herewith for your kind review. I am confident that if given an opportunity to showcase my capability, I will surely fulfill your expectations.
So I request you to give me opportunity to appear for interview as per your convenience.
I look forward to speaking with you soon. Thanking you for your time
and consideration.
--
Best 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 December 6, 2017. | — | 2017-December-06
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