Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID31684: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on December 21, 2017

2017-12-21T14:03:42
ID CISCO-THREAT-56317
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-12-21T14:03:42

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

56317

First Published:

2017 December 21 14:03 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 (RuleID31684) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Scan12-19-2017-00000000000.pdf.xz / Scan12-19-2017-00000000000.exe
| 481,280
| 0x4392E4A6ACA0063F660AE31F1678DF10

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

> Subject: Inquiry/Quotation request

Message Body:

Greetings
This has reference to our attached inquiry below, which was forwarded by our Principals,
your customer has directed this inquiry to us, Thus writing this mail as regards to the your products needed
fortunately, we have received the attached required order (Product RFQ) with the email.
Please let me have the price of the attached products
so that we may proceed to present you our offer accordingly.
Thanks and 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 21, 2017. | — | 2017-December-21
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