Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID32786: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on May 15, 2018

2018-05-15T13:51:35
ID CISCO-THREAT-57896
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2018-05-15T13:51:35

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

57896

First Published:

2018 May 15 13:51 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 (RuleID32786) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Purchase Order 14.05.2018.rar / Purchase Order 14.05.2018.exe
| 638,976
| 0x3589E74A58C7AA11EF454D1DB3AA6D34

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

> Subject: Re: New Requirement ( ADNOC UAE)

> Message Body:

>
Dear Sirs,
Please find attached our new requirement updated for next month delivery.
Kindly arrange all necessary documents at your end and infom us to enable smooth and safe delivery.
Your swift response will be appreciated on this.
Thanks and best regards,
Supervisor (Welfare & Events)
General Services Division
www.adnoc.ae
ADNOC Onshore

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 15, 2018. | — | 2018-May-15
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