Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID32003: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on February 14, 2018

2018-02-14T18:45:23
ID CISCO-THREAT-56826
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2018-02-14T18:45:23

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

56826

First Published:

2018 February 14 18:45 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 (RuleID32003) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
INV_No.002130217.zip / INV_No.002130217.exe
| 730,624
| 0xFAF0346CEA759A3852BA68E3883F2294

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

> Subject: Fw: Urgent Request for Quotation

Message Body:

Greetings,
Please review attached Purchase order and quote your best price,
So shipping arrangements can be made before the Last week of February.
Your quick response will be highly appreciated.
Thanks
tanerdut
Purchase Manager
MADENSEL&PATELTRADING PVT INDIA

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 14, 2018. | — | 2018-February-14
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