Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID31510: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on December 13, 2017

2017-12-13T18:21:42
ID CISCO-THREAT-56245
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-12-13T18:21:42

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

56245

First Published:

2017 December 13 18:21 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 (RuleID31510) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
FL-876645 11.30.2017.7z / FL-340230.vbs
| 3,966
| 0x4261EF66B5295034E4177B571A92BE80

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

> Subject: END OF THE YEAR ORDER

Message Body:

Dear dear.
Please find the attached Purchase Order and Arrange the goods ASAP.
Please note we are making end of year order and this goods will be needed urgently.
Kindly send us your Price tags and every necessary inquiries we need to know about the goods.
Thanks & Regards
Purchaser

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 13, 2017. | — | 2017-December-13
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