Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID31927: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on February 7, 2018

2018-02-07T18:40:01
ID CISCO-THREAT-56706
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2018-02-07T18:40:01

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

56706

First Published:

2018 February 7 18:40 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 (RuleID31927) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
DHL_Telex_2057600 1517821081.jar
| 557,661
| 0xD7F94D15C27D882B4E4C86D85A3E2FFA

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

> Subject:Re: DHL Notification

Message Body:

Dear Customer,
We attempted to deliver your item at 8:10 AM on Feb. 3rd, 2018. (Read enclosed file details)
The delivery attempt failed because nobody was present at the shipping address, so this notify has been automatically sent.
If the parcel is not scheduled for re-delivery or picked up within 72 hours, it will be returned to the sender.
Label Number: DHL733918737AA
Expected Delivery Date Feb. 3rd, 2018.
Class: Package Services
Service (s): Delivery Confirmation
Status: eNotification sent
Read the enclosed file for details.
DHL Customer Service.
2017 © DHL International GmbH. All rights reserved.

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 February 7, 2018. | — | 2018-February-07
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