Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID32466: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on April 16, 2018

2018-04-16T15:44:21
ID CISCO-THREAT-57492
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2018-04-16T15:44:21

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

57492

First Published:

2018 April 16 15:44 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 (RuleID32466) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
MV.COSMIC ACE II_pdf.arj / MV.COSMIC ACE II_pdf.exe
| 675,840
| 0x23561AF14F946284561E853682ACCDB1

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

Subject: RE: MV.COSMIC ACE II

Message Body:

Good day,
Pls find here attached notice of arrival, cargo details,and cargo
manifest for the above vsl.
Thanks & B.rgds
Ocean Longevity Shipping & Management Co., Ltd

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 April 16, 2018. | — | 2018-April-16
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