Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID32069: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on February 21, 2018

2018-02-21T17:24:20
ID CISCO-THREAT-56881
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2018-02-21T17:24:20

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

56881

First Published:

2018 February 21 17:24 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 (RuleID32069) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
P.O-001.zip / noahle.exe
| 1,084,928
| 0x392CE61281586DA6C0D16ADA60958780

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

> Subject: PURCHASE ORDER

Message Body:

Dear Sir
Please find the attached order against the stock available at your end.Please arrange to send the material at the earliest.
Regards
Purchase Department

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 21, 2018. | — | 2018-February-21
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