Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID31543: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on December 7, 2017

2017-12-07T20:36:31
ID CISCO-THREAT-56181
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-12-07T20:36:31

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

56181

First Published:

2017 December 7 20:36 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 (RuleID31543) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
INV_0.15851700 1512340146.jar
| 549,969
| 0x855854A80303FFBDC9BA58C7C38A6D6B

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

> Subject: Confirm Invoice(Urgent)

Message Body:

Dear Sir,
Kindly confirm on enclosed overdue invoice with new banking details and amount to enable us
clear all outstanding payments as we need a confirmation before we proceed to make the payment with the new banking details attached in the Invoice.
Upon receiving your feedback remittance will follow immediately to the new account on the invoice as we
want to clear all our outstanding debts before the end of this week to enable us place our new order for the festive season.
Pls confirm for us to proceed with payment.
Grace
Accounts Department

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
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    1 | Initial release to report significant activity detected by Cisco Security on December 7, 2017. | — | 2017-December-07
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