Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID31751: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on January 29, 2018

2018-01-29T15:00:49
ID CISCO-THREAT-56596
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2018-01-29T15:00:49

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

56596

First Published:

2018 January 29 15:00 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 (RuleID31751) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
AWB No 7931717522.pdf.gz / AWB No 7931717522.pdf.exe
| 799,232
| 0x820284A7CAE1F277F05D73F47AC66530

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

> Subject: DHL SHIPMENT NOTIFICATION: 7931717522

Message Body:

Notification for shipment event group "Delivered" for 15 Jan 18.
AWB Number: 7931717522
Pickup Date: 2017-11-02 15:31:00
Service: D
Pieces: 1
Cust. Ref:
Description: DOCUMENTS ONLY
Please check the attachment for more information.
15 Jan 18 07:21 AM - Shipment delivered.

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 29, 2018. | — | 2018-January-29
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