Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID32080: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on February 21, 2018

2018-02-21T20:02:48
ID CISCO-THREAT-56887
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2018-02-21T20:02:48

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

56887

First Published:

2018 February 21 20:02 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 (RuleID32080) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Purchase Order of DB,s for Bilal Switchgear DEVELOPMENT OF PAF BASE BHOLARI BAF (i) pdf.gz / Image 0042316-1423279 bilal 423.exe
| 1,608,192
| 0xE8E815B2870AF9CF04F5E2A8D810296C

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

> Subject: Revised Request For Quotation of DB, s for Bilal Switchgear DEVELOPMENT OF PAF BASE BHOLARI BAF (i)

Message Body:

URGENT
Dear Sir,
You are kindly requested to please find the attached revised purchase
order on subject captioned and quote accordingly.
If you need any further assistance,
Please do not hesitate to contact me or any of my colleagues
Looking forward to your valuable reply.
Best Regards,

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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