Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID31678: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on December 20, 2017

2017-12-20T21:00:35
ID CISCO-THREAT-56311
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-12-20T21:00:35

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

56311

First Published:

2017 December 20 21:00 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 (RuleID31678) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
STS DOC-REF0493.jar
| 549,060
| 0x8E1C3D9F42DD6A577A9590956C2F8537

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

> Subject: NOTIFICATION OF SHIP TO SHIP TRANSFER

Message Body:

Good Morning,
Please kindly refer to the attachment for Bunker (STS) Notification.
Your acknowledgement and response to the above matter is needed, for our further arrangement.
Your prompt assistance in this matter would be much appreciated.
Kind 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 20, 2017. | — | 2017-December-20
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