Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID32640: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on May 02, 2018

2018-05-02T19:56:29
ID CISCO-THREAT-57719
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2018-05-02T19:56:29

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

57719

First Published:

2018 May 2 19:56 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 (RuleID32640) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
DOC07654.pdf.gz / DOC07654.scr | 685,135 | 0xF1228559DC5C7FF04B6C65E8B1209FAE

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

Subject: Re: New Order

Message body:

Good day Sir,
Our Purchase Manager has forwarded this order to you before,but there was no confirmation from you.
We would like you to kindly provide us with your best offer for these items.
Find Attached for all Required details in full including Pictures.
Kindly note the following details:
1: Unit price for Each item
2: Payment terms
3: Gross Weight & Volume
4: Delivery period
Requesting your prompt response at the earliest
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
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    1 | Initial release to report significant activity detected by Cisco Security on May 2, 2018. | — | 2018-May-02
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