Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID32524: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on April 19, 2018

2018-04-19T20:14:06
ID CISCO-THREAT-57541
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2018-04-19T20:14:06

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

57541

First Published:

2018 April 19 20:14 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 (RuleID32524) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Quotation#8637AB_41818_xlxs.arj / Quotation#8637AB_41818_xlxs.exe
| 750,592
| 0x1600EDFC527A173B86657FCDF462E648

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

Subject: REQUEST FOR QUOTATION

Message Body:

Geetings
Please Advice The Availability Of The Attached Product And Give Us Your Best Quotation.
Await to hear from you soon.
Best regards
Senior Purchasing Supervisor

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 19, 2018. | — | 2018-April-19
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