Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID31787: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on January 19, 2018

2018-01-19T19:29:13
ID CISCO-THREAT-56508
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2018-01-19T19:29:13

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

56508

First Published:

2018 January 19 19:29 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 (RuleID31787) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
TNT shipment.ace
| 157,092
| 0x91E609021F0DDD49ECF67AD481E00A40

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

> Subject: TNT Express Consignment Notification for 897947091

Message Body:

If you would like to find out about the many ways TNT helps you to track your shipment, or if you would like to know more about the services provided by TNT, simply connect to www.tnt.com and select your location at any time.
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This message and any attachment are confidential and may be privileged or otherwise protected from disclosure.
If you are not the intended recipient, please telephone or email the sender and delete this message and any attachment from your system.
If you are not the intended recipient you must not copy this message or attachment or disclose the contents to any other person.
Please consider the environmental impact before printing this document and its attachment(s).
Print black and white and double-sided where possible.
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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 19, 2018. | — | 2018-January-19
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