Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID32104: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on February 21, 2018

2018-02-21T17:24:07
ID CISCO-THREAT-56900
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2018-02-21T17:24:07

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

56900

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 (RuleID32104) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Remittance_Advice_200220180206199708.pdf.r00.zip / Remittance_Advice_200220180206199708.exe
| 611,840
| 0xCE2484EBA3CEEDC9F75835A8F27E034F

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

> Subject: Remittance Advice 20022018

Message Body:

Dear Sir / Madam
Please refer to the attachment for payment details
Thank you.
Finance Team

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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