Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID32793: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on May 23, 2018

2018-05-23T16:58:43
ID CISCO-THREAT-57938
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2018-05-23T16:58:43

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

57938

First Published:

2018 May 23 16:58 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 (RuleID32793) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---

018DB_DHL_AWB_H.BL #ATCK1804200.zip / #018DB_DHL_AWB_H.BL #ATCK1804200.jar

| 637,823
| 0xB82FE6FBD8D55DB2D2DFF68ECEFB44CD

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

> Subject: DHL/DB75.00218330 14/05/18 (Final Notification)

> Message Body:

>
Dear customer,
We attempted to deliver your item at 13:50PM on FRIDAY MAY 11th, 2018.
(Read enclosed file detail)
The delivery attempt failed because nobody was present at the shipping
address, so this notify has been automatically sent.
If the parcel is not scheduled for redelivery or picked up within 72
hours of working days, it will be returned to the sender.
Label Number:#018_DB_DHL_AWB_H.BL
Expected Delivery Date: MAY 7th, 2018
Class: Package Services
Service(s): Delivery Confirmation
Status: eNotification sent
Read the enclosed file for details.
Thank you,
DHL Customer Service.
2018 (c) DHL International GmbH. All rights reserved.
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This message has been scanned for viruses and dangerous content by
MailScanner, and is believed to be clean.

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Revision History

  • Version | Description | Section | Date
    ---|---|---|---
    1 | Initial release to report significant activity detected by Cisco Security on May 23, 2018. | — | 2018-May-23
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