Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID31735: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on January 11, 2018

2018-01-11T16:30:41
ID CISCO-THREAT-56450
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2018-01-11T16:30:41

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

56450

First Published:

2018 January 11 16:30 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 (RuleID31735) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
PO-F64C88F.rar / PO-F64C88F.exe
| 1,085,440
| 0xD8403CAF78B4A8EC2020C7F1122A7648

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

> Subject: FW: PRODUCT REQUEST

Message Body:

Greetings
Enclosed is our purchase order RFQ PO-F64C88F and sample sheet RFQ
SAMPLE9846.
Send us your Proforma Invoice and Quote Delivery Mode, Time and Payments
Terms.
We await your reply ASAP.
Thanks and Kind Regards,
Purchasing Manager

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 January 11, 2018. | — | 2018-January-11
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