Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID32642: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on May 02, 2018

2018-05-02T19:21:52
ID CISCO-THREAT-57717
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2018-05-02T19:21:52

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

57717

First Published:

2018 May 2 19:21 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 (RuleID32642) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Revised PI_#249.zip / Revised PI_#249.exe | 494,585 | 0xBFD26F7387EB18631FDF1C821DEFBF46

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

Subject: Re: Revised Proforma Invoice_#249

Message body:

Dear Sir,
Please see the attached revised proforma invoice for your reference.
Kindly amend consignee details as highlighted in red ink and confirm in order to
effect payment on the agreed payment terms.
If you have any question or correction, please let me know.
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 May 2, 2018. | — | 2018-May-02
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